About Us

Green Cat Renewables is a specialist renewable energy consultancy, founded in Scotland in January 2005. Since then, the business has expanded to open three offices across Scotland and most recently established the Canadian arm of the business in Alberta, Canada. Our experience profile includes 600MW+ of wind, 200MW+ of solar and 25MW+ of hydro projects.
The company was established with an aim of driving down the costs associated with the development of renewables projects, identifying an opportunity to improve efficiency and reduce development costs by offering a complete in-house consultancy, and project management service to deliver concepts through the whole project life-cycle from initial conception to operation. Our approach means that the development of renewable energy is accessible to a wider range of individuals, businesses and developers than traditionally may have been the case.
Our client base encompasses community groups, agricultural businesses, high-energy users, portfolio developers, private investors, investment banks, public bodies, lenders and utilities. With our depth of understanding of renewables projects we are able to tailor our services to our clients’ needs and to a proportionate level of detail for the project.
Green Cat employs over 50 staff across three offices providing a diverse range of skills and experience. Our team includes engineers, environmental consultants, technicians, project managers, site managers and technical specialists. Our experts include energy yield modellers, grid modellers and geotechnical engineers. Having been involved in over 420 projects means our team has hands-on experience in addressing technical challenges and finding solutions for a wide range of often complex environmental, technical, and engineering constraints associated with the development of renewables projects.

Gavin Catto

Director

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Hector Arietto Garcia

Civil Engineer

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Ben Clarke

Assistant Engineer

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John Buick

Project Manager

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David Fielding

Construction Engineer

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Ben Thomas

Head of Hydro

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Alasdair Warnock

Principal Landscape Architect

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Jacqueline Martin

Senior Planner

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Merlin Garnett

Senior Noise Analyst

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Farlane Whitty

Senior Project Engineer

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Vincent Gallagher

Laboratory Manager

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Les Rodger

Principal Consultant

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Gavin Henderson

Head of Geotechnical

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Glen Roseberry

Wind Resource Analyst

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Steven Higgs

Principal Consultant

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Jamie Coombes

Lead Electrical Engineer

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Robert Collin

Principal Consultant – Consenting

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David Manderson

Engineering Project Manager

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Gavin Jackson

Senior Project Engineer

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Cameron Sutherland

Technical Director

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Louise Alexander

Head of Engineering

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Graham Donnachie

Head of Planning and Environmental

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Our Values

  • We believe renewable energy can be accessible to all. Our business was formed to support the development of smaller scale and locally owned renewable energy projects in as sustainable a way as possible.
  • We are motivated to develop efficient and cost effective renewable and sustainable projects in order to reduce negative impacts on nature and the wider environment.
  • Our employees are committed, enthusiastic and driven to work in an industry which is both highly challenging and highly rewarding.
  • We have long term mutually beneficial relationships with our suppliers and partners.  We see our customers as long term partners in a project. In addition to trusting the quality of our service, and our desire to see their project succeed, we aim to continue to serve them throughout the whole project life, and in many cases, on into multiple future projects.
  • Renewable and low carbon energy of all scales has a major part to play in the energy mix of the future. As the industry worldwide moves towards a low subsidy – or even subsidy free – future, we are at the forefront of finding innovative ways to improve project efficiency, affordability and enable the development of clean, renewable energy.

Group Companies

The Green Cat group of companies consists of:

  • Green Cat Renewables: Renewable energy consultancy services and Geotechnical services.
  • Green Cat Contracting: Civil and structural engineering contractors.
  • Green Cat Renewables Developments: Renewable energy development business.
  • Prelec: Specialist HV electrical contractors.
  • Green Cat Renewables (Canada).

Careers

We’re Hiring!

 

Senior EIA Manager

Our Technical and Environmental Services department are recruiting a Senior EIA Manager to join them to manage the delivery of a range of services from initial development concept assessments and feasibility studies, through to Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) production, for a range of renewable energy projects, and to help continually develop the expanding client base.

Detail of this vacancy can be found here.

 

Environmental Consultant

Green Cat Renewables are recruiting a Environmental Consultant to join the Technical and Environmental Services department to assist in the delivery of a range of services, from initial development concept assessments and feasibility studies, through to Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) production and technical assessments for a range of renewable energy projects.

Detail of this vacancy can be found here.

 

CAD Technician

Green Cat Renewables are recruiting a CAD Technician.  The successful candidate will join the Engineering team in Edinburgh, working closely with them providing technical drawings of detailed designs to be used in the construction of wind farms, hydropower schemes, solar farms, and other civil/structural works, both in the UK and overseas.

Detail of this vacancy can be found here.

 

We are always on the lookout for the right people. Green Cat is a diverse, energetic and interesting place to work and our staff are a core part of our business. We take the personal and professional development of our staff very seriously. All members of staff receive regular training, tailored to personal and company development needs. Which in turn allows them to take on wider opportunities and responsibilities in the company as a whole.

If you have relevant experience and would like to work with us or if you would like to know more about our career opportunities please contact us via email:

UK: jobs@greencatrenewables.co.uk

Canada: careers@greencatrenewables.ca