As a company committed to innovation, we aspire to the highest levels of performance.
Since the company launched in 2002, Aquatera has won numerous prestigious awards for innovation and its outstanding contribution to the renewable energy industry.
Outstanding Contribution Award
Scottish Green Energy Awards 2017
Continuing on from his success at the SCDI Highlands and Islands Business Excellence Awards in September, we are once again delighted to announce that our Managing Director, Gareth Davies, has won the Outstanding Contribution Award at this year’s Scottish Green Energy Awards. Gareth’s tireless work in the renewables sector has helped cement Scotland as one of the leading countries in the world for renewable energy development and research and we are delighted that he has received this award in recognition of this. Congratulations, Gareth!
Liberty British Aluminium Award for Outstanding Business Ambassador
SCDI Highlands and Islands Annual Dinner and Business Excellence Awards 2017
Business leaders from across Scotland gathered in Inverness on Friday 8th September to celebrate success at the annual SCDI Highlands and Islands Business Excellence Awards, presented by Deputy First Minister John Swinney MSP. We are delighted to announce that our Managing Director, Gareth Davies, received the Liberty British Aluminium Award for Outstanding Business Ambassador. Gareth was recognised for helping to steer the development of marine energy and renewable technologies, alongside being an excellent ambassador for the sector and the region. Well done, Gareth!
2015: Young Professionals Green Energy Awards
Shortlisted for Artist Award and Innovator Award
2014: Energy North Awards
Shortlisted for Best Trainee/Apprentice
2015: The Scottish Green Energy Awards
Shortlisted for Export Award category
2014: The Scottish Green Energy Awards
Shortlisted for Export Award category
2014: Energy North Awards 2014
Aquatera collected the Best Exporter award for the fourth consecutive year, in recognition of the global activities the company undertakes from its Stromness base.
This latest award is testament to the hard work and dedication of the team of staff, associates and partners at Aquatera, who assist in the delivery of projects around the world.
This is Aquatera’s fifth Energy North Award since the launch of the event back in 2010.
2013: Energy North Awards 2013
Aquatera collected the Best Exporter award for the third year running, in recognition of the global activities the company undertakes from its Stromness base, ensuring that Orkney, the Highlands & Islands and Scotland have a high profile internationally in the renewables industry and are recognised as leaders in their field.
The Energy North Awards recognise the suppliers, brokers, product manufacturers, experts and consultants who are proving their own excellence by working in the oil and gas, renewables, hydro, biomass or the nuclear industry.
This is Aquatera’s fourth Energy North Award since the launch of the event back in 2010.
2012: Energy North Awards 2012
Aquatera won the Best Export award for the second year running in recognition of its global activities.
2011: Energy North Awards 2011
Having been shortlisted for three out of seven categories, Aquatera won two awards. First, the Best Export award in recognition of the global activities the company is now undertaking from its Stromness base, ensuring that Orkney and the Highlands and Islands and Scotland have a high profile internationally in the renewables industry and are recognised as leaders in their field. Second, Aquatera's MD, Gareth Davies, was awarded the Energy North Ambassador award in recognition of his work in developing and promoting the wider marine renewables sector in Orkney and across Scotland.
2008: Entrepreneurship and Innovation Scholarship to Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan Business School
Aquatera was one of 3 companies from the Highlands and Islands to be awarded this business development scholarship. The weeklong course, which attracted 130 attendees, is the leading course of its type in the world. Aquatera’s Managing Director, Gareth Davies, attended and was a member of the winning business development team, “Esteem.”
2007: Scottish Planning Awards Commendation
Aquatera completed project work for The Highland Council in developing a Renewable Energy Strategy and was recognised through the Scottish Planning Awards. The judges commented that the work provided “a comprehensive tool that allows the Council to influence development in the long term, both in terms of economic development and planning policy. We were impressed that the product is adaptable and can be developed in the future to suit changing circumstances. A substantial body of work was carried out over a relatively short period of time considering the detail that the document covers. We consider that this strategy will be a useful tool to the Council, developers and the community and will ensure clarity and consistency in decision making.”
2003: Highlands and Islands Small Business of the Year Commendation
From the outset of establishing Aquatera, it was clear the company had high ambitions to be a top performer. This was recognised in 2003, when Aquatera was awarded this prestigious recognition.
2002: BP Helios Awards Commendation
One of the very first contracts secured by Aquatera, was to provide environmental support to the Magnus EOR project in the northern North Sea. This project later achieved a key Helios award for human endeavour and the environmental programme that Aquatera had done so much to inspire was rewarded with a special commendation. Many of the approaches adopted in the project have now been adopted as best practice within BP's activities.