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    RenewableUK announces Global Offshore Wind Awards 2023 shortlist

    September 21, 2023 - Contify Energy News


      RenewableUK has announced the shortlisted nominees for the Global Offshore Wind Awards 2023. The winners of the awards will be announced on October 26 at Royal Lancaster London. The awards are divided into 3 categories: People, Skills and Health and Safety, Innovation and Excellence, and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG). The awards highlight the innovation, diversity, and achievements of people working in the renewable energy sector.

      Original Press Release:

      Sept. 20 -- RenewableUK issued the following news release:

      RenewableUK has announced the shortlisted nominees for the Global Offshore Wind Awards 2023, highlighting the incredible innovation, diversity and achievements of people working in our industry. Winners of the following categories will be announced on 26 October at Royal Lancaster London:

      1. Offshore Wind Health, Safety and Well-Being Award

      * ScottishPower Renewables

      * RWE Renewables

      * Turner Iceni

      * Flotation Energy

      2. Offshore Wind Energy Skills Award – sponsored by ScottishPower Renewables

      * Rampion Visitor Centre, RWE Renewables

      * RWE Technician Career Pathway Scheme, RWE Renewables

      * RES

      * Sofia Wind Farm: Champions for Wind Careers Education Programme, RWE Renewables

      * X-Academy

      * Port of Blyth

      * Destination Renewables, Gwynt Glas

      3. Future Leader Award - sponsored by RWE

      * Claire Melrose, EDF Renewables UK

      * Phil Combes, Ramboll

      * Lynne McIntosh-Grieve, ORE Catapult

      * Kerry Hayes, Simply Blue Group

      * Anni Piirainen, BlueFloat Energy

      * Robert Alexander, ScottishPower Renewables

      4. Aspiring Leader Award - sponsored by Orsted

      * Ian Toothill, SSE Renewables

      * Troels Vahle, APAC Vestas

      * Kirsty Watt, OWC

      * Ian Hudson, ORE Catapult

      * Arturo Pulido Pérez, Ministry of Mines and Energy Colombia

      5. Supply Chain Innovation of the Year - sponsored by SSE Renewables

      * Balmoral HexDefence

      * Shoreline Wind

      * ORE Catapult’s Fit 4 Offshore Renewables (F4OR) Programme

      * The STEP Initiative, RWE Renewables

      * Blue Essence, Fugro

      6. Offshore Wind Gamechanger - sponsored by Mainstream Renewable Power

      * Thrive Safety Leadership Centre by ATT for Ørsted

      * Shoreline Wind

      * Kinewell Energy

      * Rovco

      * World Bank Offshore Wind Development Program

      * Robert Keast, The Carbon Trust

      * CRC Walrus, RWE Renewables

      * World’s First Unmanned HVDC, SSE Renewables

      7. Offshore Wind Project of the Year

      * Dogger Bank Wind Farm, Hitachi Energy, SSE Renewables, Equinor

      * Hornsea Project Four Offshore Windfarm, Ørsted

      * Seagreen Wind Farm Project, Petrofac

      * Gennaker, Fugro

      8. Offshore Wind Collaboration Award - sponsored by Equinor

      * ORE Catapult's Launch Academy

      * ORE Catapult & GE Vernova

      * World Bank Offshore Wind Development Program

      * The First Hybrid-Powered Daughter Craft, North Star

      9. Just Transition Champion Award - sponsored by SSE Renewables

      * Ocean Winds

      * North Star

      10. Environment and Sustainability Award - sponsored by BlueFloat | Renantis Partnership

      * Vattenfall's European Offshore Wind Deployment Center / Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm

      * Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Site, EDF Renewables UK and Ireland, Natural Power Consultants, NatureMetrics

      * Galloper Wind Farm, RWE Renewables

      * The Blade Circularity Solution, Vestas

      * Hornsea Project Four Offshore Windfarm, Ørsted

      * HiDef Aerial Surveying Ltd

      * The Blue Oracle Project, Ocergy

      * Delivering compensation for key UK bird species, Royal HaskoningDHV, Vattenfall, ScottishPower Renewables

      * East Anglia Three Marine Mammal Monitoring Project, ScottishPower Renewables

      11. Equality and Inclusivity Award - sponsored by Hitachi Energy

      * Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy

      * Future Workforce Program, Fugro

      * Kent

      * RES

      * WSP

      * K2 Management

      Our last two awards the 'Outstanding Achievement Award' and the 'Peoples Choice Award' will be announced live on the night. The 13 awards are split across 3 categories showcasing key aspects of the industry, including People, Skills and Health and Safety, Innovation and Excellence, and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG).

      Senior industry and government figures from a diverse range of backgrounds will form an expert panel of judges for the night, presented by key industry stakeholders and our special guest host Comedian Nish Kumar.

      RenewableUK’s Chief Executive Dan McGrail said:

      ‘We’re delighted to be hosting these awards for the second year running, to showcase the best of our industry, celebrating the innovation, diversity and creativity within the UK’s world-class renewable energy sector.”

      “This year’s entrants have set an exceptionally high bar, reflecting the strength and resilience of our industry, so the judges will have their work cut out selecting the winners. I’d like to congratulate to all the finalists for doing their part to drive our industry forward through challenging times’.


      1. RenewableUK’s members are building our future energy system, powered by clean electricity. We bring them together to deliver that future faster; a future which is better for industry, billpayers, and the environment. We support over 400 member companies to ensure increasing amounts of renewable electricity are deployed across the UK and to access export markets all over the world. Our members are business leaders, technology innovators, and expert thinkers from right across industry.

      2. RenewableUK’s events programme is available here(

      Source: RenewableUK

      [Category: Transportation Infrastructure, Energy, Renewable Energy, Awards and Recognitions, ESG]


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