Award categories

Explore 2022 categories

Our goal at the Wind Investment Awards is to celebrate best practice in companies operating in the wind industry. Our judges want applications that make them sit up and take notice. Successful applications will include:

1)   A compelling story backed by detailed evidence.

2)   Innovations that will drive the industry forward.

3)   Projects that show strong financial performance.

4)   Client / customer testimonials where appropriate.

Advisory of the Year

Do you give financial or technical advice that your clients in the wind industry couldn’t do without? Do you come up with innovative solutions that make things happen? Can you wow our judges with your track record of success in the last 12 months? Judges will be looking for an advisory firm that simply makes itself indispensable.

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Asset Management Award

Have your decisions helped ensure the best possible return on investment throughout the lifetime of your wind projects? Has your approach to asset management helped boost profit margins? Have you found smart ways to reduce operating and maintenance costs? Our judges will be looking for a track record of asset management strategies.

Category Sponsor

SkySpecs

Developer of the Year

Do your onshore and/or offshore projects outshine the competition? Can you show a track record of delivering value to energy buyers, communities, and shareholders? Have you completed a huge pipeline of projects or helped to take wind farms into new countries? Judges will be looking for a leading wind developer with a strong track record of delivering successful and profitable projects.

Category Sponsor

OWC | ABL

Diversity and Inclusion Award

New for this year, the Diversity and Inclusion Award will recognise all those organisations that are making a difference in harnessing a truly diverse workforce and that excel in their commitment to equality and inclusion across all strands of diversity. This includes gender, race, sexual orientation, disability inclusion and gender identity.

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ESG Initiative Award

New for this year, the ESG Initiative Award will focus on specific activities, strategies or internal policies that wind and renewable energy companies are implementing to drive strong performance on sustainability and ethics. We will assess entrants based on the impact they have in the three main pillars of ESG: environmental, social and governance.

Category Sponsor

Prime Capital

Green Fund of the Year

New for this year and following the success of our Green Fund Power List in 2020, our judges will be looking to recognise the best funds that focus either solely on renewable energy, or direct significant money into renewables in broader Environmental, Social & Governance or Socially Responsible Investment funds.

Category Sponsor

WindESCo

Investor of the Year

Have you completed a deal of outstanding size or complexity? Or are you introducing innovations that will change the way wind projects are financed? Then this is the category for you. Judges will be looking for a leading investor that demonstrates that they have achieved impressive results in wind over the past 12 months.

Category Sponsor

Emergy

Law Firm of the Year - Global

Following the success of our Legal Power List, our judges will be looking for a leading law firm whose global practice has an impressive track record of making the tough deals happen worldwide.

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Law Firm of the Year - Regional

Following the success of our Legal Power List, our judges will be looking for a leading law firm with an outstanding regional practice group with an impressive track record of making the tough deals happen in one specific region. For example, Europe, North America, or Asia-Pacific.

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Lender of the Year

Do you work for a bank or other financial institution that is having a significant impact on the global wind sector? Are you lending the funds that make major deals happen offshore and/or onshore? Are you notable for the volume of funds you lend, or finding financial structures that rivals haven’t considered? Judges will be looking for a lender that can demonstrate their impressive results.

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Allen & Overy

Offshore Deal of the Year

Have you worked on the most exciting offshore wind deal of the last 12 months? Judges will be looking for a deal that wowed the offshore wind industry and will consider a wide range of deal types.

Judges might look into rewarding deals of particular relevance for each geography (Europe, North America, South America, Africa and Asia-Pacific).

Category Sponsor

DNV

Onshore Deal of the Year

Judges will be looking for an onshore wind deal that demonstrates exceptional performance, including M&A, project finance, power purchase agreements and more.

Judges might look into rewarding deals of particular relevance for each geography (Europe, North America, South America, Africa and Asia-Pacific)

Category Sponsor

UL Solutions

Rising Star of the Year

We want to find the professionals with less than 10 years and more than 5 years of experience in the wind sector who are achieving great results and are leading the industry. Judges will be looking for individuals that can show innovation, influence, and strong business performance.

Category Sponsor

BlueFloat Energy

Risk Management Award

New for this year, the Risk Management Award aims to recognise excellence in risk management strategies and tools across the entire supply chain. Our judges will be looking for examples of progress and innovation in risk management in the past 12 months.

Category Sponsor

ONYX Insight

Technology Innovation Award

Have you developed a product that is set to revolutionise the wind sector? Did you complete a project that shows others in the onshore and/or offshore wind industry how it should be done? Judges are looking for a firm or individual that is bringing exciting and profitable innovations to the mainstream.

Category Sponsor

Luxcara

Contact us

For further information about the Wind Investment Awards, please contact the events team on +44 (0) 20 7100 1616 | +1 917 310 3307 or email events@tamarindogroup.com.

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