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Almaas Technologies Limited

Location: East Kilbride, South Lanarkshire

Areas of Expertise: Product development – gas technology and WRAS water approvals; ISO product standards development; Environmental Management Systems

Almaas Technologies is currently carrying out technical feasibility work for the development of hydrogen burner based catering equipment to support de-carbonisation and energy independence for commercial catering/community cooking.

Almaas Training is the training arm of the company delivering courses on Environmental Management Systems.

Anderson MacArthur

Anderson MacArthur is a firm of solicitors serving the Highlands and Islands, dealing with crofting law, conveyancing, renewable legal work and private client and other legal work. Simon Fraser is an accredited specialist in crofting law.

Aquatera Limited

Aquatera LimitedWebsite:
Established in 2000 Aquatera delivers to UK and worldwide markets. With a strong track record in marine renewable and other energy sectors, our core business is to provide fully integrated renewables support, strategic planning, public and stakeholder engagement, environmental assessment and surveying. Our projects have covered energy strategies, SEA, EIA, environmental surveys, risk and resource assessments, operational plans, visualisation and awareness materials.

Atmos Consulting Limited

Atmos Consulting LimitedWebsite:
Atmos Consulting is highly recognised as one of the UK’s leading environmental and planning consultancy within the renewable energy sector. Our consultants bring extensive experience and in-depth understanding of the environmental risks together with the regulatory and planning complexities associated with community energy schemes.

Our multi-disciplinary team operate from a network of local offices and include planners, EIA consultants, noise and acoustic consultants, ecologists, ornithologists, hydrologists, geologists, GIS specialists and expert witnesses. Together they offer our clients a superior service by delivering cost-effective, robust and defensible solutions with unquestionable integrity and timeliness, across the entire project lifecycle. From feasibility, scoping and planning submissions through to construction and onto post construction and operational monitoring.

British Hydropower Association

The British Hydropower Association is the only UK trade membership association that focuses solely on the demands of the hydropower sector and we actively represent the best interests of our members in Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland

Bruce Stevenson Risk Management Limited

Bruce Stevenson Risk Management LimitedWebsite:
Bruce Stevenson are recognised as the leading renewable energy insurance advisors in the UK with a reputation envied throughout. Our Renewable Energy Solutions team will meet the project owners to review the process from planning to operation to ensure that all risks are identified and protected. We have assisted and advised with over 300MW of installed capacity on behalf of our clients throughout the UK.

With 20 years experience within the renewable sector, Bruce Stevenson has developed bespoke insurance solutions which are tailored to each individual project for both small to medium privately owned firms and large corporate organisations

Burness Paull LLP

Burness Paull LLPWebsite:
Burness Paull is one of Scotland’s premier commercial law firms, with offices in Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow. Our Energy & Renewables team is widely recognised as one of the strongest in Scotland, with leading experts in all aspects of renewables projects - including property, planning, environmental, construction, corporate structures and financing. We have leading-edge expertise in energy from waste, onshore wind, marine renewables (including offshore wind), solar, hydro, and energy from waste. That industry expertise is combined with a long track record in providing specialist legal support to community-led organisations; and a reputation for innovation (particularly in third sector legal models) which is second-to-none. We are passionate about the potential of community renewables in Scotland, and keen to continue to support the sector - through both strategic work with key umbrella bodies and one-to-one engagement with individual projects.


Changeworks is an environmental charity that delivers innovative projects to cut carbon, prevent waste, promote microgeneration and prevent fuel poverty. We specialise in microgeneration in historic buildings and host two Home Energy Scotland advice centres (South East & Highlands and Islands).

Community Energy Wales

Community Energy WalesWebsite:
Community Energy Wales was constituted in 2012. We have a management board drawn from professionals working in the community energy sector, but the organisation belongs to its members, who can vote on the composition of that board on an annual basis. Community Energy Wales is funded initially by the Welsh Government, but has to raise an increasing percentage of its operating costs from Sponsorship and other income generating activities. We work in partnership with other organisations to deliver assistance and networking opportunities to community energy groups in Wales.

Eneco UK Ltd

Eneco UK LtdWebsite:
Based in Warwick, Eneco UK is a sustainable business in renewable generation, incorporating both large-scale onshore wind and solar assets. The Warwick based business also supplies high profile businesses including Heineken, AkzoNobel, Unilever and Scottish Water. Eneco looks at innovative products and services which provide sustainable energy solutions for retail and business customers.


With more than 24,000 wind turbines installed in 36 countries, ENERCON is one of the world’s leading onshore wind turbine manufacturers.
Research and development, as well as production and sales are constantly evolving.
ENERCON’s UK Sales Office is based in Edinburgh where, together with their customer-oriented Project Management team, they
guarantee the company’s continued success.

Energy Agency

Energy AgencyWebsite:
The Energy Agency is a registered charity, established in February 1999. It mainly operates in the four local authority areas of South Ayrshire, East Ayrshire, North Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway, providing free, impartial, expert advice to households, businesses and communities covering:
• energy efficiency
• renewable energy
• sustainable transport

The organisation has become highly specialised at education work in schools, consultancy work, working closely with community groups and the delivery of projects to install energy efficiency and renewable energy measures across Scotland. The Energy Agency’s aim is to reduce energy consumption and promote sustainability locally.

ENGIE Renewables Limited

ENGIE Renewables LimitedWebsite:
West Coast Energy is a renewable energy developer operating across the UK and is a part of the GDF SUEZ group.
From our award winning sustainable headquarters in north Wales, we specialise in the identification and development of renewable energy projects, right the way through to their construction and long term operation.
West Coast Energy has been operating across the UK for over 18 years and was acquired by GDF SUEZ in March 2014. The company is now the principal renewables development business of GDF SUEZ in the UK and is presently involved in developing several hundred megawatts of renewable energy projects for our future electricity needs.
Since it was established, West Coast Energy has been responsible for developing onshore and offshore wind farms in excess of 650MW, which are either operational or in construction.

European Marine Energy Centre Limited

European Marine Energy Centre LimitedWebsite:
Location: Orkney

Established in 2003, EMEC is the world’s first and only accredited and grid-connected facility enabling wave and tidal energy developers to test prototype devices in real sea conditions. The Centre also offers smaller scale test sites with gentler conditions for device, technique and component testing. Beyond device testing, EMEC are involved in a wide range of research projects, have helped establish international standards for marine renewables, and are assisting the development of similar test facilities in other countries to stimulate a global marine energy industry.

FES Energy

FES EnergyWebsite:
“FES Energy is a division within FES Support Services delivering energy conservation measures (ECMs) and energy generation solutions to provide financial and environmental improvements. Our services include design, project management, installation, test & commission, commissioning management, operate & maintain and maintenance & lifecycle. We work closely with our HV and utilities division who assist with network connections. We also have the unique ability to assist clients in sourcing funds if required”.

Gillespie Macandrew LLP

Gillespie Macandrew LLPWebsite:
Gillespie Macandrew is a leading Scottish law firm, with 22 partners and over 100 fee earners and support staff. From our offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Perth we provide legal, property and tax services, delivering quality advice and added value for our land & rural, private client, corporate, energy and commercial and residential property clients.

Grampian Energy Services

Green Cat Renewables Limited

Green Cat Renewables LimitedWebsite:
Green Cat Renewables (GCR) is well known for delivering high quality, and well-engineered Onshore Wind, Hydro Electric, Geotechnical and Management Services projects. Our portfolio of work is varied and represents private clients, banks, developers and community initiatives.

GCR is a one-stop renewables consultancy firm providing reliable project solutions. We offer innovative services and solutions to our clients, meeting their project and business objectives. We pride ourselves in a strong commitment to excellence in project delivery. We have become a national leader in the field of small to medium scale wind and hydro electric projects.

Harper Macleod LLP

Harper Macleod LLPWebsite:
Legal advisers to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, Harper Macleod is a young dynamic firm, not encumbered by tradition. Because we think and act like a business, our people are proactive problem-solvers, empowered to make decisions. In other words, we’re driven to deliver results. Harper Macleod is delighted to provide Full Community Members with the following member benefit services:
o Up to one hour of free legal advice
o Discounted hourly rates
o Access to crofting community and charity law specialists
o Interactive coaching sessions
o Preferential rates for our annual conference, the Scottish Highland Renewable Energy Conference in Inverness
For further details, please contact Anne Macdonald, Partner, on 01463 795012 or

Hebridean Housing Partnership

Hebridean Housing PartnershipWebsite:
HHP is a charitable not-for-profit housing association based in the Western Isles. Our investment programme which will help HHP meet the Hebridean Housing Standard by 2015. Planned improvements will not just be to the fabric of tenants’ homes but building on the local authority’s excellent work in involving tenants in key decisions and working with the Western Isles Residents Forum and Resident Groups. We can make a real impact on our communities over the lifetime of our Business plan by improving standards of rented housing, providing new homes and creating local employment opportunities in the construction industry.


Hydroplan is a leading hydropower consultancy specialising in the design, construction and project management of small to medium sized hydropower projects. Since being formed in 1990, Hydroplan has undertaken over 700 projects ranging from modifications to existing schemes to the full implementation of new schemes.
At Hydroplan, we are committed to providing practical, cost-effective engineering, design and consultancy services

Kingspan Wind

Kingspan WindWebsite:
Kingspan Wind are a world leading manufacturer and supplier of small scale wind turbines, ranging from 3kW, 6kW with 15kW retro-fit solutions. Based in Ayrshire with operations around the UK, we offer full technical support, site assessment and feasibility as well as supply, installation and servicing. As a solutions based business, we have many options for grid tied, off-grid, direct heating and hybrid systems all of which have been specifically developed and tested in Scotland. Finance, hosting and Power Purchase packages are also available for all turbines within our portfolio.

Locogen Limited

Locogen LimitedWebsite:
Locogen is an independent team of technology experts, planners and engineers with a significant track record in the development and implementation of low carbon generating technologies for community groups. The team has completed feasibility studies, planning works, grid and resource monitoring and also have good experience in the development of commercial scale wind, hydrio and solar energy developments through to commissioning and ongoing operational management.
Locogen also develop, own and operate their own portfolio of wind and solar projects and this first hand experience is invaluable in realising the full potential of a site.

Motive Windpower

Motive WindpowerMotive Windpower is a leading supplier and installer of small and medium scale wind turbines, ranging from 6kW to 600kW. Based at Boyndie, Aberdeenshire, we cover the whole of Scotland including the Highlands & Islands.

Tel: 01261 842109

Nevis Environmental Ltd

Nevis Environmental LtdWebsite: http:\\
We provide bespoke environmental management & consultancy solutions, with specialism in the construction & operational phases of renewable energy projects particularly with respect to habitats. We understand the local environment & pride ourselves on the strength of our local geographical knowledge. Services include, botanical, ecological, ornithological surveys, hydrology, water quality monitoring, general planning & compliance advice

Northern Alliance

Northern AllianceWebsite:
Renewable Energy Insurance brokers based in Wakefield. We serve clients nationwide and are part of the Jelf Group who have offices based all over the UK.

Nova Innovation Limited

Nova Innovation LimitedWebsite:
Nova Innovation Ltd is a Scottish-based tidal technology company that delivers tidal energy solutions for clients. Building on years of research and development in the marine renewables sector, the Nova team has developed its own commercially competitive technology that enables clients to unlock the value of tidal resources around the world.

Our Power

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Our Power is a new energy supply company established by Scottish social housing providers who want to make the energy industry work better for the residents and communities they serve. We are a member organisation of Social Landlords, Local Authorities and Community Controlled organisations from across Scotland.

Regen SW

Regen SWWebsite:
Regen SW passionately believes that sustainable energy has a vital role at the heart of a successful economy and thriving local communities.

We are an independent not for profit that uses our expertise to work with industry, communities and the public sector to revolutionise the way we generate, supply and use energy.

Scottish Islands Federation


Scott-Moncrieff works with a large range of clients undertaking their own small and medium-sized renewable energy projects, including a number of community initiatives. As well as community groups, our clients include pioneering wave and tidal technology companies to commercial wind farm developers, investors and landowners. Whether you are looking for advice on applying for funding or choosing the appropriate business model, our experts can help you to make the best decisions and structure your activities in the most efficient way. Our group brings together experts in all aspects of business advice to support your ambitions and provide you with a seamless service. We are also well-connected within Scotland’s business community and charitable sector, enabling us to bring together the right team from you, be it banks, investors, solicitors, land agents or consultants.

VG Energy Limited

VG Energy LimitedLocation: Select a State / Province
Award winning VG Energy specialises in the design, supply, installation and servicing of class leading renewable technology products and have installed over 750 Biomass Boilers, Wind Turbines, Solar PV Systems in six years across the UK from our three UK offices. The company is unique in the UK wind industry, employing over 90 technical specialist staff operating out of three regional UK offices with the capability to fully complete projects from start to finish in-house from initial site visit through planning, construction, installation, and operation and maintenance of the project on the customers land. VG Energy currently employs a wide range of professionals including, site surveyors, planning consultants, architects, project managers, and fully qualified electricians and engineers.
VG Energy has obtained valuable company accreditations including MCS accredited installer, ISO 9001 and ISO 14001, HETAS and Gas Safe thus confirming commitment to quality and excellent customer service

Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP

Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLPLocation: Inverness-shire
Community Energy Generation and WJM – the perfect partnership

Our dedicated Renewable Energy Legal team has partnered community groups, charities, social enterprises, PLCs, corporates, private companies, entrepreneurs, enterprising families and individuals to help them generate energy.

Our experience covers everything from small projects for individuals, island and crofting communities to significant infrastructure projects for major developers. So, whatever your project parameters are, we’ll be able to help you navigate through the legal, business, funding and governance structures you need to bring your power on line.

Our Scottish renewables projects, now generating well over 3,500MW (and counting), cover onshore and offshore wind, hydro, biomass, energy from waste, wave and tidal generation.
We aim to be an enthusiastic part of your commercial team with a vested interest in achieving your ambitions for your projects.
Our firm with offices in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Inverness. Our 19 partners and over 80 staff work across the UK.

As a CES member, you’ll receive special rates from us starting with a free, no-obligation initial meeting.
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