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RES Wins Top Project of the Year Award for Southern Oak Solar

by RES | Jul 20, 2021 | Reading time: 2 min

Awarded by Environment + Energy Leaders Award

RES, the world’s largest independent renewable energy company, today announced that Southern Oak Solar received a Top Project of Year Award in the elite Environment + Energy Leader Awards program.

Southern Oak Solar is a 160 MW project developed by Invenergy and constructed by RES. At the time of completion, it was one of the largest solar projects in North America to use bifacial solar panels.

The award win is an indication that the expert judging panel consider Southern Oak a top example of the exemplary work being done today in the fields of energy and environmental management. 

RES was praised by the judges for “great results” and referred to the project as “a case study for others looking to improve the success and efficiency on a bifacial solar array project.”

Tim Jordan, VP of Solar Construction for RES, said: “Winning Project of the Year for Southern Oak Solar is a testament to our ability to successfully construct utility-scale solar projects that deliver greater energy yields. We are proud to have partnered with Invenergy in ushering in a new era of high efficiency solar.”

The Environment + Energy Leader Awards is a program recognizing excellence in products and services that provide companies with energy and environmental benefits, and in projects implemented by companies that improved environmental or energy management and increased the bottom line.

“With a very experienced and critical judging panel and a strict set of judging criteria, entrants faced an extremely high bar to qualify for an award in 2021” says Sarah Roberts, Environment + Energy Leader publisher.

About RES

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 39 years, RES has delivered more than 21GW of renewable energy projects across the globe and supports an operational asset portfolio exceeding 7GW worldwide for a large client base.  Understanding the unique needs of corporate clients, RES has secured 1.8GW 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. For more information, visit www.res-group.com.

About the Environment + Energy Leader Awards

For nearly a decade, the Environment + Energy Leader Awards have celebrated excellence in the world of environmental, sustainability and energy management. Award winners are truly buzz-worthy, and companies that sport a Top Project or Top Product of the Year Award badge are known to be the best of the best. When other companies are seeking a sustainability or energy management solution, they know that E+E Product of the Year Award winners offer a significant group of products, vetted by experts, to peruse for help in making their decisions. Project of the Year Award winners are known to illustrate how sustainability and energy management projects can successfully help other companies improve the bottom line.

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