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Global renewable energy consultancy SgurrEnergy has hired Alan Mortimer as director of innovation. The company says that Mortimer, who held leading roles at ScottishPower over the past 20 years, will inform and guide SgurrEnergy's strategic direction and help further the firm's future service and product offerings to the renewable energy sector.

In his long-term role as head of wind development at ScottishPower, Mortimer helped develop the strategy for, and then initiated the delivery of the company's wind portfolio, including the 517 MW Whitelee offshore wind farm, SgurrEnergy notes.

In his subsequent role as head of policy for ScottishPower Renewables, Mortimer was responsible for managing policy and strategic issues while identifying new business opportunities in renewables and in technology development programs.



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