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The Scottish Highlands and Islands Renewable Energy Conference (SHREC) and awards will be held virtually.
The Scottish Highlands and Islands Renewable Energy Conference (SHREC) and awards will be held virtually.

Time is running out to register your attendance for the virtual Scottish Highlands and Islands Renewable Energy Conference (SHREC) and the renewable energy awards, both taking place on Thursday, June 23.

The annual Scottish Highlands and Islands Renewable Energy Awards celebrate the very best of the region's green energy sector. Renewable energy has a long history in the Highlands, and the awards highlight what is being achieved at present, and what is possible in the future.

There are eight categories:

  • Best supplier to onshore renewables
  • Best supplier to offshore renewables
  • Best public sector collaboration
  • Most promising individual
  • Best natural capital project
  • Best community energy project
  • Best onshore renewables energy project
  • Outstanding achievement award

The deadline for entries has passed and now it is over to the judges to make the final decisions. All of the winners will be announced at the online ceremony which is hosted by broadcaster and Highland News and Media (HNM) columnist Nicky Marr. The awards begin at 6.30pm. To register to attend the online event, visit www.hnmedia.co.uk/ renewable-energy-day

The awards follow the conference programme which gets underway at noon. SHREC brings together specialists from the worlds of business, politics and academia to look at the challenges and opportunities the drive towards a net zero future will mean for our region. SHREC 2022 takes the theme: The Time is Now, inspired in part by Glasgow hosting the UN climate crisis conference COP26 towards the end of last year.

Topics under discussion include a look back at the findings of COP26, how a just transition to a net zero economy can be achieved, and how well placed the Highlands and Islands are to deliver renewable energy solutions which can be exported to the rest of the world.

As with the traditional physical event, there will still be an opportunity to network with fellow virtual attendees before the main programme gets under way. Highlands and Islands Renewable Energy Day has once again been made possible by the partnership of Executive publisher HNM and leading law firm Harper Macleod LLP. To find out more and to register to attend the conference, visit Harper Macleod’s events page at https://events.harpermacleod.co.uk/events


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