Throughout this year RES’ asset management and O&M teams have continued to keep renewable projects operating, helping to keep the lights on for 2.4 million homes. Responsible for 3GW or 10% of the UK’s renewable energy generation capacity RES has also proactively carried out ‘major works’ at some of the 76 onshore wind farms or 742 turbines, 61 solar farms, 3 storage projects and 6 offshore transmission assets.
In its nomination RES was also commended for its 24/7/365 Control Centre based in Glasgow which provides monitoring, site access, fault escalation, emergency response and grid services for operational projects across the globe. Since April RES has booked more than 23,000 key workers onto wind, solar and storage sites across the UK&I, with specialist engineers bringing wind turbines and solar arrays back online.
Darren Cook, RES’ Asset Management Director, said: “We’re very proud of our key workers for the way they have adapted and tackled every new challenge head on in 2020. As a result, we’ve been able to use our experience and capabilities to help keep renewable energy projects running, whilst also maximising their performance.
“This award is testament to the skill and commitment of those at RES in going above and beyond for our clients and every electricity consumer in the country.”
RES is the world’s largest independent renewable energy company, active in onshore and offshore wind, solar, energy storage, transmission and distribution. In its 39-year history, RES has delivered more than 18GW of renewable energy projects across the globe.
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RES is the world’s largest independent renewable energy company active in onshore and offshore wind, solar, energy storage, transmission and distribution. At the forefront of the industry for 39 years, RES has delivered more than 18GW of renewable energy projects across the globe and supports an operational asset portfolio exceeding 6GW 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 3,000 people and is active in 10 countries.