Independent Renewable Energy Consultant, Berkshire
RS Renewables Ltd (April 2009 - Present)
Ongoing work with SMEs and the public sector providing renewable energy project advice, feasibility studies, design and training. Projects and services delivered thus far include: Multi-technology feasibility studies for schools and a Brewery; CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme advice and carbon management programme for a brewery; Feasibility studies and design work for several large (100kW+) roof-top solar PV projects for architects, engineering companies and large property portfolio owners; Several large scale (1-5 MW) solar PV plant designs driven by the new feed-in tariff;Small wind turbine project support for several schools; Design and implementation of a system for a wind turbine company to achieve MCS accreditation.
Technical Director - Anient Ltd, South West
Anient Ltd (June 2010 - February 2012)
Anient are a multi-disciplinary renewable energy and sustainability consultancy working with SMEs and the public sector providing renewable energy project advice, feasibility studies, systems design and training. Achievements include: Multi-technology renewable energy feasibility studies for schools and a large regional brewery using tools such as RETScreen; Design of a multi-technology renewable energy system for a £3m residential development; Devised and implemented a CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme advice and carbon management programme for a brewery based on PAS 2050; Feasibility studies, design and project management of several large (100kW+) roof-top solar PV projects for architects, engineering companies and large property portfolio owners; Feasibility studies, planning applications and design of several large scale (1-5 MW) solar PV plant designs using PVSYST; Various small and medium wind turbine feasibility studies and project support for public sector and commercial wind projects; Designed and implemented quality systems for various companies to enable them to achieve MCS accreditation; Planning application development and submission.
Projects Director - Infinite Energy, Surrey
Infinite Energy (June 2010 - October 2013)
Originally set up to develop large scale solar PV farms, now an installer of commercial and domestic solar PV projects and energy efficient LED lighting. A combined technical/management role, achievements include:
Feasibility studies, planning applications, grid connection approvals, design and project delivery of more than 2MW of commercial roof-top and ground-mount PV projects varying in size from 10kWp to 750kWp using design tools such as PVSYST. Customers include construction companies, agriculture and large commercial building operators;
Devising and implementing the technical standards for PV system design and installation;
Definition and implementation of quality standards, health & safety policies, electrical design guidelines and schematics;
Feasibility studies, planning applications, grid connection studies and detailed designs Several large scale (1-5 MW) solar PV ground-mounted arrays;
Working with key suppliers, customers and partners to deliver complete solutions to our customers from initial site assessment through design, planning and installation to continues customer support
Founder and Operations Director
Segen Ltd (May 2005 - February 2009)
Founder-Director of Segen, Rob was instrumental in developing the company to 40 people and achieving a £3,000,000 + turnover in 4 years, to become the UK's largest installer of small wind turbines and a major player in the small hydro and solar PV market.