Organisation profile

Organisation profile

This cross partnership, multi-disciplinary group are focused on using their combined expertise to explore solutions to questions raised from across the energy sector, combining knowledge of engineering, environmental monitoring and reporting, for land and marine based strategies.

UHI Energy Innovation is focused on delivering local, regional and national benefit to partners across Scotland and internationally. Our researchers and facilities are on the doorstep of Scotland’s most impressive energy resources and recent industry developments, complementing our expertise with a commitment to support the energy sector as it delivers for Scotland and the Highlands and Islands region.

The University has world-class facilities and multi-disciplinary research teams particularly relating to environmental, marine, rural and socio-economic aspects, who are focusing on and providing solutions to ongoing energy challenges.

Our Focus Areas

  • Environmental survey/monitoring
  • Marine mammal, fish/fisheries and bird interactions
  • Marine governance, planning & decision-support tools
  • Safety and training
  • Socioeconomic impact, community energy & carbon foot-printing
  • Energy systems
  • Resource assessment/characterisation
  • Sustainable Systems 
  • Decommissioning

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land


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Collaborations from the last five years

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