The 588MW, £2.6 billion wind farm was shortlisted three times for its engagement with local communities; its innovative installation techniques and for its world-leading safety standards.
The Scottish Green Energy Awards
, which took place in Edinburgh last night (December 5), saw winners in 12 categories receive trophies recognising their work in the sector, which employs 17,700 people.
• Balfour Beatty
, Dundee City Council
scooped the Carbon Reduction Award for the Caird Park Low Carbon District Energy Hub – a hybrid ground source heat pump, powered by a mix of renewables which supplies a district heating network to warm a large proportion of Dundee’s social housing.
• Pict Offshore
took home the Best Innovation Award for its transformative Get up Safe system, which provides ladder-free access to offshore wind turbines, increasing accessibility and significantly reducing costs.
• Aberdeen City Council
was recognised for its commitment to reducing carbon emissions, through developing the city’s hydrogen transport economy and supply chain, taking home the Sustainable Development Award.