Offshore wind pioneer recognised at Net Zero Energy Transition Awards
Engineering firm Balmoral recognised by renewable energy industry
An Aberdeen-based engineering firm was spoken on 24 August as winner of the Untried Business Growth Ribbon at Scottish Renewables’ Net-Zero Energy Transition Awards.
Balmoral, a provider of key services to the offshore wind sector, was recognised for increasing its manufacturing topics by 40%, opening a quayside shore-to-ship facility in Montrose and growing its renewables workforce from ten to 30.
The Net-Zero Energy Transition Awards, in their second year, brought increasingly than 260 people from wideness Scotland’s renewable energy supply uniting to Aberdeen where eight winners were handed awards for their work in delivering the energy transition.
This year’s winners included:
- Autonomous iOt; winner of the Start-up Ribbon for its innovative, environmentally conscious street lighting and surveillance systems powered by the sun and wind.
- IMS Heat Pump; winner of the Untried Energy Skills Ribbon for its dedication to supporting those transitioning to the renewables sector and raising sensation of untried energy careers in schools and colleges.
- Ripple Energy; winner of the Technology and Business Innovation Ribbon for providing communities of like-minded people and small businesses with wangle to large scale renewable energy projects and the benefits they bring.
From increasingly than 100 ribbon entries, the winners were selected by eight judges from a shortlist of 30.
This year’s Net-Zero Energy Transition Awards were headline-sponsored by TotalEnergies.
Nicolas Payer, UK Country Chair of TotalEnergies, said: “The event was a triumph of what’s once been achieved by our hair-trigger sector, and a positive sign of what is yet to come. We were honoured to be the headline sponsor then this year and offer our congratulations to all the nominees and winners.”
Gillian Martin, Scottish Government Energy Minister, said: “I congratulate the winners of these awards. A strong and sustainable energy supply uniting is a crucial part of fulfilling our net zero ambitions.
“Scotland’s natural resources requite us a unique wholesomeness in the global shift to renewables, through a just transition for people and communities. We can wilt a world leader in sustainable energy production and a leading location for low stat investment.”
The full list of winners is:
- People and Culture Award, sponsored by ECITB: Kent
- Green Energy Skills Award, sponsored by OPITO: IMS Heat Pumps
- Green Business Growth Award, sponsored by ETZ: Balmoral
- Sustainable Supplier Award: Renewable Parts
- Energy Transition Champion Award: Lewis Stevenson, ORE Catapult
- Best Practice Award, sponsored by Subsea7: SSEN Transmission
- Start-up Award: Autonomous iOt
- Technology & Business Innovation Award, sponsored by Aspect: Ripple Energy