Gunther Newcombe OBE. Energy Consultant, NewByrne Consultants Ltd
Gunther Newcombe is currently working with Shetland Island Council (SIC), who are in partnership with OGTC and Highlands and Island Enterprise (HIE) , to develop an energy hub in the Shetland region which has been named the ORION project.
Gunther will share the significant opportunities this project will bring for transitioning the oil and gas sector in the region to net zero, transforming Shetland’s dependency on fossil fuels to renewable energy and developing a green hydrogen industry.
Gunther will describe the renewable energy potential and how this will unlock significant value and sustain and create new employment.
He will also outline the steps necessary to create a robust plan which will attract investment to the region.