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The Scottish Green Energy Awards 2017

Nominate 

To make a nomination please select which category you would like to enter from the list below and then click submit at the bottom of the page. Please complete the nomination form with as much information as you can and note that nominations are judged on their quality, not on the number of nominations received.

The deadline for nominations is 5pm on Friday 08 September 2017.

If you think that your nomination could fit into more than one category, please select the category you feel it best fits. The judges may decide to move this if they think it has a stronger chance of winning in a different category. 

To help you submit the best possible nomination we have noted some guidelines for each category to give you an idea of the kind of information that the judges will be looking for. In addition to the nomination you can supply up to one page A4 of supporting information which can include things like images, testimonials, examples of work, press coverage or a summary of a report.

​All 2017 Young Professionals Green Energy Award winners will be shortlisted for the Rising Star Award category, which is sponsored by WSP. 

Finalists will be announced on Monday 02 October 2017.

Good luck!

BEST COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AWARD, sponsored by Vattenfall

Outstanding engagement with a community by a commercial developer which enhanced the participation of the community in the project and/or shared the benefits of the project with the community.

Guidelines
  • Project must have been completed within the past 24 months
  • Demonstrate contribution to renewable energy sector in Scotland
  • Detail how the project has benefitted the local community
  • How did the developer engage the community and overcome barriers and what was the outcome?

BEST COMMUNITY PROJECT AWARD, sponsored by SSE

An outstanding project led by a community group or community organisation.

Guidelines
  • Project must have been completed within the past 24 months
  • Demonstrate contribution to renewable energy sector in Scotland
  • Detail how the project has benefitted the local community
  • How did the project overcome barriers and what was the outcome?
  • Please detail key information/statistics, e.g. energy produced, capacity installed, jobs created, financial income to community, carbon saved

BEST INNOVATION AWARD, sponsored by Red Rock Power Limited

Outstanding example of the development or implementation of an innovative product, design, solution or model which supports the development of renewable energy in Scotland, for example by enhancing value or reducing cost.
 
Guidelines
  • Project must have been completed within the past 24 months
  • Highlight evidence of why this new product, design or process benefits the Scottish renewable energy sector
  • Why is it unique – how does it improve upon previous practice?

CARBON REDUCTION AWARD, sponsored by SmartestEnergy

The outstanding deployment of renewable energy by a non-energy business, charity or public body, reducing the organisation or site's carbon footprint.
 
Guidelines
Project must have been completed within the past 24 months
​Reflect how contributing to Scottish renewable energy sector
Provide evidence of benefits, e.g. efficiency, cost reduction, carbon savings
List key project partners/suppliers who were involved in delivery of the project

CHAMPION OF RENEWABLES AWARD, sponsored by Vestas

An individual, team, organisation or campaign that has most effectively communicated the benefits of renewables or informed the debate on the future of Scotland’s energy system.
 
Guidelines
  • Please provide evidence of contribution to renewables in Scotland within the past 24 months

CONTRIBUTION TO SKILLS AWARD, sponsored by Senvion

The outstanding contribution by an individual, group or organisation to promoting and upholding the highest quality standards in education, training, skills development and best practice for today’s or tomorrow’s workforce.

Guidelines
  • Initiative implemented or impact delivered within the past 24 months
  • Please provide evidence to show impact on employment in Scotland’s renewable energy sector

OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION AWARD, sponsored by Highlands & Islands Enterprise

Person who has made the most outstanding contribution to the development of Scotland’s renewable energy industry.
 
Guidelines
  • Highlight how this individual has contributed to the success of the renewable energy sector in Scotland
  • Please explain the key achievements, activities, enthusiasm and outcomes demonstrated by this individual over their life/career

OUTSTANDING PROJECT AWARD

An outstanding project that has contributed to the development of the Scottish renewable energy sector and which showcases Scotland as a leader in the development of renewable energy.

Guidelines
  • Project must have been completed within the past 24 months
  • Demonstrate contribution to renewable energy sector in Scotland
  • Please detail key information/statistics, e.g. energy produced, capacity installed, jobs created

OUTSTANDING SERVICE AWARD, sponsored by AREG

The provision of outstanding service of any kind within the renewable energy sector supply chain (e.g. legal, financial, technical, hardware, engineering), or provision of services that achieved outstanding results.

Guidelines
  • Please supply evidence from the past 24 months, e.g. case study example
  • Reflect how your services have contributed to or impacted on the Scottish renewable energy sector.

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AWARD

Outstanding work to ensure the sustainable delivery of a renewables project or initiative, significantly above and beyond good practice, to enhance the long-term environmental, social and/or economic benefit of a renewable energy project.
 
Guidelines
  • Work must have been completed within the past 24 months
  • Demonstrate how the project, organisation, group or initiative has contributed to sustainable development, e.g. environmental impact mitigation (e.g. habitat management), building a sustainable economy, local employment, resource efficiency, carbon reduction, contribution to local health and wellbeing (e.g. recreation/leisure provision)
  • Show how the Scottish renewable energy sector has benefitted

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