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Business growth award win for Gaia-Wind

December 02, 2011

It was a memorable moment for me last night when I accepted the prestigious Scottish Renewables Green Energy Award for business growth on behalf of Gaia-Wind. The Award recognises “outstanding business growth or the development of exciting and ambitious plans for the future by a renewable energy business”, and featured a very strong awards category shortlist. The award comes just days after we were ranked at number five in the list of Europe's fastest growing Cleantech companies.

Last night's awards ceremony was attended by over 900 stakeholders from Scotland's renewable energy community. Renewable energy is crucial to the future of Scotland and the UK and small wind is a vital sector. Niall Stuart, Chief Executive of Scottish Renewables, commented:

“The winners reflect the huge strength in Scotland’s renewable energy industry, and the range of different types of projects from new community wind developments to cutting-edge wave and tidal devices.  All of them will make their own important contribution to Scotland’s ambitions for renewables and in creating jobs, promoting investment and in cutting carbon emissions over the coming years."

Certainly I'm very proud that Gaia-Wind have been recognised as delivering outstanding growth in our sector by developing and carrying out our "ambitious plans" for what we believe certainly will be a very exciting future.

So what led us to receive the business growth award? Over the course of the last year or so Gaia-Wind has created a world class Global Hub integrating R&D, design engineering, assembly and testing, as well as worldwide distribution and supply chain management – all on one site in Glasgow. And the business is growing faster than the market. According to the FIT register Gaia-Wind had about 30% unit share of installed turbines in the 10-20kW range over the 15 months leading up to June this year. On this platform we have generated more than 30 jobs in our UK Company, not to mention the immediate service and supply chain, with the potential to double this figure in the coming years.

It's been a busy year for the company and we certainly couldn't have got to where we are without the enormous efforts made by the whole team here at Gaia-Wind. Thanks to all!

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Johnnie Andringa

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