The University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) comprises a partnership of 13 academic partners, including community colleges and research institutions. Collectively they provide university-level education and research throughout the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.
For some time now renewable energy has been an explicit strand of UHI’s academic work. It has its own dedicated Energy Research Group as well as an exciting renewable energy strategy aimed at establishing its leadership in this field. By taking advantage of its strong geographical location and diverse educational strengths, UHI will focus on developing activities under the banner of 'Sustainable Communities', aimed not only at local communities across the Highlands and Islands but also its role in the global arena.UHI has ambitions to engage with projects at all scales and using a range of renewable energy technologies.