Partners and Sponsors

Shepherd and Wedderburn

Our number one ranked clean energy practice delivers unrivalled specialist, commercial, multi-disciplinary legal advice across the full spectrum of technologies within the energy sector. Our cutting-edge practice has over 30 years' experience working with clients on innovative and complex projects across the UK and overseas.


ScottishPower is part of the Iberdrola Group, one of the world's largest integrated utility companies and a world leader in wind energy. It is the first integrated energy company in the UK to generate 100% green electricity. Our focus is on wind energy, smart grids and driving the change to a cleaner, electric future.

A Principal Partner for the United Nations climate change conference (COP26), ScottishPower is investing £10billion in the UK over five years - £6 million every working day - to double its renewable generation capacity and drive forward de-carbonisation.


The Ørsted vision is a world that runs entirely on green energy. Ørsted develops, constructs, and operates offshore and onshore wind farms, solar farms, energy storage facilities, and bioenergy plants, and provides energy products to its customers. Ørsted ranks as the world's most sustainable energy company in Corporate Knights' 2021 index of the Global 100 most sustainable corporations in the world and is recognised on the CDP Climate Change A List as a global leader on climate action.

Hitachi ABB Power Grids

Hitachi ABB Power Grids is a global technology leader with a combined heritage of almost 250 years, employing around 36,000 people in 90 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, the business serves utility, industry and infrastructure customers across the value chain, and emerging areas like sustainable mobility, smart cities, energy storage and data centers. With a proven track record, global footprint and unparalleled installed base, Hitachi ABB Power Grids balances social, environmental and economic values. It is committed to powering good for a sustainable energy future, with pioneering and digital technologies, as the partner of choice for enabling a stronger, smarter and greener grid.


iXblue is a global high-tech company specializing in the design and manufacturing of advanced marine, autonomy and photonics technologies. Leveraging cutting-edge expertise in the fields of shipbuilding and robotics, iXblue designs autonomous maritime platforms that are increasingly efficient, economical and environmentally friendly. With complete control over its value chain thanks to the vertical integration of its technologies, iXblue also develops innovative systems and solutions for inertial navigation, subsea positioning and subsea imagery. As a leader in its field, iXblue actively participates in consortiums aiming to rethink the future of the maritime industry and to create an industry of excellence for maritime autonomy.

Kellas Midstream Limited

We are an independent energy infrastructure company that owns and operates critical midstream infrastructure, running it safely and efficiently while maximising return for our shareholders. Our business centres around three core themes:

  1. We nurture and sustain our existing assets, which we do well, with the utmost focus on HSE and integrity; 
  2. We seek to grow our business through new customers, new investments and new assets, and
  3. We want to facilitate change in the energy industry and are building a new business around Net Zero. 

SSEN Transmission

SSEN Transmission is responsible for the electricity transmission network in the north of Scotland. Part of the SSE group, we're proud to be a Principal Partner of COP26. SSEN Transmission is investing in a Network for Net Zero, delivering critical network infrastructure for the customers, communities and stakeholders we serve. 


SWEP is a world-leading supplier of brazed plate heat exchangers and prefabricated energy transfer stations for HVAC and industrial applications. With over 1,000 dedicated employees, carefully selected business partners, global presence with production, sales and heartfelt service, we bring a level of expertise and customer intimacy that’s redefining competitive edge for a more sustainable future. SWEP is part of Dover Corporation, a multi-billion-dollar, diversified manufacturer of a wide range of proprietary products and components for industrial and commercial use.

Driving the Electric Revolution Industrialisation Centres

The Driving the Electric Revolution Industrialisation Centres (DER-IC) is a UK-wide project to accelerate delivery of Power Electronics, Machines and Drives (PEMD) solutions for the global market. DER-IC forms a network of PEMD expertise over four regions across the UK, with access to £300m of PEMD equipment for developing, testing and manufacturing products and are investing £28M in new state-of-the-art open-access equipment to help grow the UK supply chain.


reNEWS, the 'digital newspaper' and real-time news website tracking the renewable energy market. Established in 2002, the reNEWS newsletter is regarded as a leading source of information on the sector, providing the exclusive and unmissable stories that matter to the industry. Sign up to a free 1 month trial of reNEWS here: Breaking news is available through our dynamic website and across a range of digital platforms including a customised daily alerts service. Bookmark now for daily coverage of renewable energy around the world.


The REA is the UK’s largest trade association representing over 550 organisations working across various forms of renewable energy and clean technology, covering power, heat, transport fuels and biowaste.

Energy Voice

Energy Voice investigates and report on what matters in global energy, helping energy leaders understand the geopolitical and economic factors underpinning current events, and giving them a view on what’s coming over the horizon. Each year 3.4m professionals use Energy Voice as a trusted source of breaking news and insight.