The Yorkshire and Humber Microgeneration Partnership has grown to 100 members since it was formed by local companies and the Energy Saving Trust advice centre for South and West Yorkshire two years ago.
The partnership boasts a range of installers, manufacturers, colleges, universities and advocates of renewable energy across Yorkshire and Humberside. This diverse mix makes the Partnership the only place in Yorkshire and the Humber to offer information to customers about certified installers, and keeps customers and stakeholders updated with local and national industry news.
The 100th member to join is South Yorkshire firm A Shade Warmer, the sister company to A Shade Greener who supply free solar electricity to households. A Shade Greener are also the main sponsors for the partnerships annual Conference and Awards Ceremony, to be held at the Majestic Hotel, Harrogate 31st March.
Brian Pinner, Managing Director of A Shade Warmer explained “I am delighted that A Shade Warmer has the privilege of becoming the 100th member of the partnership, everyone here is looking forward to the conference and we are especially pleased to be sponsoring it along with our sister companies A Shade Greener and Nationwide Solar. We are committed to helping to broaden the awareness of the technologies around us that, if utilised, will help towards the UK’s carbon reduction.”
The Conference will see experts from across the country analyse the success of the Feed in Tariff’s on the eve of its first year anniversary and discuss the forthcoming Renewable Heat Incentive and its impact on the sector in our region.
The Awards Dinner, hosted by BBC Climate Change Correspondent Paul Hudson aims to showcase the best installations from the region during 2010. And, applications for the award categories including Best Home Installation, Best Business Initiative and Best Commercial Installation are currently being sought.
All shortlisted award nominees will receive two free places at the Awards Dinner and the winner will win an engraved trophy and ethical superstore vouchers. To enter one of the eight awards categories, and for more details on the Conference and Awards Dinner visit www.yhmp.org.uk. Closing date to enter the awards is 11th March 2011.