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Nominations open for the Scottish Inexperienced Vitality Awards



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The 2022 ceremony in Edinburgh.

Billed because the UK’s greatest celebration of renewable vitality, The Scottish Inexperienced Vitality Awards 2023, opened for nominations on 26 July.

This 12 months’s occasion will return to Edinburgh on 30 November 30 to have fun “the inspirational organisations, folks and tasks going above and past to assist decarbonise Scotland’s vitality system.”

The awards welcome submissions in 12 classes from all renewable vitality applied sciences, together with wind, hydro and photo voltaic to wave, tidal, low-carbon warmth and extra.

Classes embrace the Greatest Engagement Award, the Contribution to Expertise Award and new for 2023 are the Greatest Innovation Award – New Expertise Merchandise and the Greatest Innovation Award – Software program and Companies.

Claire Mack, Chief Government of Scottish Renewables, mentioned:

“Scotland’s renewable vitality trade continues to go from power to power, and in addition to enjoying a key position within the UK economic system it’s making an important contribution in our efforts to sort out local weather change.

“The Scottish Inexperienced Vitality Awards is a chance to come back collectively and have fun trade achievements and honour the inspirational organisations, folks and tasks making an actual distinction to the well being, wealth and wellbeing of our nation.

“It’s all the time such an honour to recognise the ground-breaking work being delivered in clear vitality throughout Scotland and I’m all the time impressed by the expertise, ardour and innovation showcased by these driving actual change.

“I stay up for our trade coming collectively on the finish of the 12 months to have fun the successes we’ve had over the previous 12 months and to sit up for 2024 as we proceed on our net-zero journey.”

The occasion, headline-sponsored by EDF Renewables, will happen on the Edinburgh Worldwide Convention Centre.

Nominations at the moment are being accepted within the following classes:

  • Greatest Neighborhood Venture Award (sponsored by ScottishPower Renewables)
  • Greatest Engagement Award (sponsored by SmartestEnergy)
  • Greatest Innovation Award – New Expertise Merchandise (sponsored by Crimson Rock Energy Restricted)
  • Greatest Innovation Award – Software program and Companies
  • Carbon Discount Award (sponsored by Statkraft)
  • Champion of Renewables Award (sponsored by Fred.Olsen Renewables)
  • Contribution to Expertise Award (sponsored by SSE Renewables)
  • Excellent Contribution Award (sponsored by BlueFloat Vitality | Renantis Partnership)
  • Excellent Venture Award (sponsored by RWE)
  • Excellent Service Award
  • Optimistic Enchancment Award (sponsored by Pure Energy)
  • Sustainable Growth Award (sponsored by Hitachi Vitality)

As well as, the shortlist for the Younger and Inspiring Award, sponsored by WSP, consists of the eight winners of our April 2023 Younger Professionals Inexperienced Vitality Awards.

They embrace Venture Engineer Colin Thompson who used progressive route evaluation software program to ship an answer in 4 months quite than the 12 months it might have historically taken; an Apprentice Wind Turbine Technician who took an uncommon route into the trade from a six-year profession as a hairdressing stylist, and Julie Le Négaret who performed a key position in delivering an progressive vitality storage idea demonstrator challenge in Leith.

A Judges Award, sponsored by Ocean Winds, may even go to a nominee the judges really feel deserves particular commendation and shall be introduced on the night time of the occasion.

Matthieu Hue, CEO of EDF Renewables UK and Eire, mentioned:

“The Scottish Inexperienced Vitality Awards are a unbelievable celebration of the renewable vitality trade and the essential position it performs in serving to Scotland obtain net-zero.

“EDF Renewables is extraordinarily proud to proceed our sponsorship of those awards and to have fun all that has been achieved over the previous twelve months.

“Yr after 12 months the standard of entries continues to impress, and I anticipate the 2023 Awards shall be no totally different in that regard. At a time when renewable vitality has by no means been extra vital to rising vitality safety, The Scottish Inexperienced Vitality Awards are an amazing showcase of the depth of expertise and innovation inside the trade.”

Nominations for The Scottish Inexperienced Vitality Awards 2023 should be made earlier than the deadline of 5pm on Monday, 11 September at https://www.scottishrenewables.com/occasions/195-sgea23/classes.

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