Cash and equivalents were £9.4mln as at June 26, the AIM-listed group said in trading update on Monday, adding that it had seen minimal disruption from the coronavirus pandemic to its tidal business and its Green Highland Renewables (GHR) operations and maintenance business.
WATCH: SIMEC Atlantis says positive Uskmouth test results have 'huge implications for viability of project'
The MeyGen tidal project recently notched up 30 gigawatt hours (GWh) exported to the grid and the group said it continues to make “good progress” with contractual commitments to deliver turbines, a subsea hub and services to clients in Japan and Scotland this year.
As well as its keeping things flowing smoothly at its 45 hydro monitoring contracts, GHR’s three hydro construction projects have restarted and are progressing in line with commissioning targets after initially being suspended according to the government’s pandemic guidance.
The Uskmouth Power Station combustion system design contract is on-schedule to be completed this summer, with the public consultation completing today after positive combustion tests from systems provider Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems this month.
A team of essential engineering, safety and security staff has been maintained to look after all critical infrastructure at the Uskmouth site in readiness for future operation.