Rollits supports the Renewables Awards by sponsoring Humber Renewables Champion Category
Highlighting the Humber`s strengths is vital in attracting
continued green energy investment, according to a legal expert
specialising in the renewables industry.
Richard Stirk, Head of the Renewables Sector team at Rollits
said it was increasingly important to showcase how much the region
has to offer the renewable energy market, given the potential to
bring new business and jobs to the area.
It comes as Rollits announced its sponsorship of the Humber
Renewables Awards 2012, which recognise individuals, organisations
and businesses that are working to develop renewables as a major
industry in the region.
The Humber Renewables Awards are being hosted by Hull-based
public relations and marketing company Footprint Renewables, in
association with Mail News & Media, publisher of the Hull Daily
Eight award categories are available to enter and a panel of
independent judges, drawn from the renewables industry and local
business community, will select the winners - who will be announced
at a dinner at The Deep in Hull on March 2.
Rollits is sponsoring the Humber Renewables Champion category
of the awards.
This award is aimed at those who have raised the profile of
the Humber area in the renewables arena and who have positively
promoted the region`s potential to be a leader in the renewables
sector therefore helping to attract new investment, jobs or
Mr Stirk said promoting and outlining the region`s qualities,
both locally and beyond, is needed in the fast-paced sector of
He said: "We are very pleased to be sponsoring the Humber
Renewables Champion category at this year`s inaugural
"This region has been thrust into the forefront of the UK`s
green energy revolution. The renewables industry is fundamental to
the future economy of Hull and the Humber and it is therefore
crucial that we do not ignore this opportunity to promote
renewables as a major industry in the region.
"Alongside the huge and exciting changes in energy
production, Rollits is responding to evolving legislation and the
significant increase in demand for specialist legal advice within
"We have nearly a decade of experience in dealing with legal
issues surrounding renewable energy developments. Many of our
clients were among the first in the UK to grasp the opportunities
provided by new energy technology. Throughout that period we have
formed strong partnerships with clients, gathering the essential
experience needed to deal effectively and comprehensively with the
complex and specific legal aspects of the sector."
Rollits work with many landowners throughout Yorkshire on
wind farm developments at all stages, and has helped many
agricultural clients to maximise the returns offered by wind energy
installations. The firm also has significant experience in biomass,
photo-voltaic technology combined heat and power plants and
hydroelectricity developments, working on behalf of
hydroelectricity companies, consortiums of landowners and community
interest companies advising on financial security issues, leases to
secure land options, land development diligence, planning, utility
contract negotiations, funding, construction and project
Posted on: 30/01/2012
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