Scotland’s low-carbon pioneers awarded

Ben Twist
Ben Twist
Andrew Bissell
Andrew Bissell

Scotland’s leading low-carbon pioneers have been recognised in the augural Low Carbon Innovation Awards.

Ben Twist, from Creative Carbon Scotland, won the Low Carbon Pioneer Award itself, while the Most Innovative Product award – which went to Sunamp – was presented to founder Andrew Bissell.

Other winners included Scene Consulting (Most Innovative Service) and Scotland’s 2020 Climate Group.

The awards coincided with the conclusion of ECCI’s flagship four-year Low Carbon Innovation (LCI) project.

A total of more than £1.5 million was invested during the Low Carbon Innovation project, which has helped to more more than 200 SMEs.

This resulted in net sales worth more than £3 million achieved by the companies supported, helping to create 25 new jobs.

Meanwhile, Wood Group subsidiary Sgurr Energy has been shortlisted in two categories for this year’s British Renewable Energy Awards.

SgurrEnergy has been shortlisted in two award categories for the 10th British Renewable Energy Awards (BREA), hosted by the Renewable Energy Association. The Glasgow-based team has been shortlisted in the project category for its work on Beinn Ghrideag – the UK’s largest community renewable energy project – situated on the Isle of Lewis – and it has itself also been shortlisted in the ‘companies’ category.


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