RES (Renewable Energy Systems), a leader in the development, engineering, and construction of wind, solar, transmission, and energy storage projects is pleased to announce that it has completed construction of the GA Solar 3 – Tanglewood Solar project, developed and owned by Origis Energy. The 57.5 MW solar project is one of the facilities under the Georgia Power Renewable Energy Development Initiative (REDI) serving the utility’s customers participating in the Commercial and Industrial REDI (C&I REDI) program.
The Tanglewood Solar project adds to RES’ track record of building utility-scale solar in Georgia and represents the first construction partnership between Origis Energy and RES. The construction, which began in May 2019, employed over 250 laborers, operators and electricians at its peak construction periods.
“RES is very pleased to have a part in delivering more clean energy to Georgia, and we are proud of our partnership with Origis Energy.” says Tim Jordan, Senior Vice President of Construction at RES.
Scott Shively, Managing Director, EPC, at Origis Energy said: “RES was an outstanding partner. They exceeded our expectations to deliver this large scale solar project on time and under a compressed schedule.”
RES is the world’s largest independent renewable energy company active in onshore and offshore wind, solar, energy storage and transmission and distribution. At the forefront of the industry for over 37 years, RES has delivered more than 17 GW of renewable energy projects across the globe and supports an operational asset portfolio exceeding 5.5 GW worldwide for a large client base. Understanding the unique needs of corporate clients, RES has secured 1.5GW of power purchase agreements (PPAs) enabling access to energy at the lowest cost. RES employs more than 2,500 people and is active in 10 countries.