Scottish wave power pioneer among finalists for British Renewable Energy Champion Award 2014

British Renewable Energy Awards 2014The UK’s Renewable Energy Association (REA) has announced the finalists for the 2014 British Renewable Energy Awards.

The Awards are the most prestigious event for UK renewable energy industry, recognising and celebrating the achievements of companies and individuals who have done something amazing in renewables over the past year.

Richard Yemm of Pelamis Wave Power is one of five final contenders for this year’s top prize of British Renewable Energy Champion.

This year’s awards also include two new categories – Financial Services, and Sustainability.

The contenders are detailed below and the category winners will be announced on Thursday (12 June 2014).


Championfor an individual who deserves recognition in the sector

  • John Baldwin, CNG Services
  • Ian Burrow, RBS/NatWest
  • Michelle Davies, Eversheds
  • Stuart Elmes, Viridian Solar
  • Richard Yemm, Pelamis Wave Power


Community for a community group that has been active in developing a renewable energy project or programme of installations in their area

  • Community by Design
  • Community Energy South
  • GenCommunity


Company – for the company that’s done the most in the past year to advance UK renewables

  • Bluefield Partners
  • Cornwall Energy
  • Eco2
  • Forest Fuels
  • Forever Fuels
  • Infinis
  • Tamar Energy


Financial Product – for a financial product that has accelerated the deployment of renewables in the UK

  • Abundance Generation
  • Bluefield Partners
  • Good Energy
  • RBS/NatWest
  • Siemens Financial Services


Innovation for an innovative renewable energy device or application that has achieved a major milestone

  • Clarke Energy
  • Rural Energy
  • Springhill Farms
  • Viridian Solar


InstallerFor a company that has excelled in the installation of renewable energy equipment

  • Ecofurb
  • EvoEnergy
  • Henson Heat Pumps & Renewables
  • Marches Biogas
  • Rural Energy


Leadership – For an organisation that is mainstreaming renewable energy through the scale of its investment or its commitment to securing its energy needs from renewables

  • Bristol City Council
  • Bluefield Partners
  • Infinis


Pioneer – For an organisation in a sector not previously associated with renewables that has now become involved and created a pathway that others can follow

  • Viridor
  • WDS Green Energy
  • Williams F1


Project For a company that has developed an outstanding building-integrated, on-site or stand-alone project

  • Eco2
  • Myriad Solar PV
  • SgurrEnergy
  • TEG Environmental


Skills DevelopmentFor an organisation that has excelled in improving the skills base in the industry

  • Centrica Energy
  • Hughes Sub Surface Engineering
  • Innasol
  • Sasie Training


SustainabilityFor an organisation using organics recycling to rethink their resource use or achieve zero waste or a product or service that helps other organisations to do so

  • Freeland Horticulture
  • Sainsbury’s
  • Staples Vegetables

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