The Pure Energy Centre, Unst, Shetland
The Pure Energy Centre, Unst, Shetland


Whilst many may consider the emergence of renewable energy as a most modern phenomenon, this area has been generating renewable energy for over fifty years courtesy of the numerous hydro plants creating electricity.

Now the area is deeply involved in creating the next generation of renewable energy through:

  • Working with the full array of natural energy resources in the Highlands and Islands
  • Research, development and testing of technologies
  • Manufacture of energy devices and components
  • Development and deployment of support services
  • Deployment of devices to generate energy

Our sub-sector profiles will provide you with more information about the nature of work being undertaken, the capabilities of companies resident in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, and the significant potential of the region.