FORT COLLINS, COLORADO and CALGARY, ALBERTA, March 16, 2021 — Solas Energy Consulting, a provider of comprehensive energy solutions, today announced that it will provide support for key energy assets within Onward Energy’s renewable portfolio, including seven wind projects that provide 1,043 MW of energy throughout Maine, Washington, North Dakota and Texas, and one 120 MWac solar installation in Colorado. Solas Energy will provide assistance on environmental permit and compliance management, project management of post-construction monitoring and field surveys, and ongoing support for general operations and compliance training requirements.
Solas Energy is uniquely positioned to provide a comprehensive scope of services to ensure that Onward Energy’s renewable energy projects remain in compliance with environmental permits and regulations. Since 2016, Solas Energy has supported the construction and operations of Onward Energy projects in its role as both onsite construction manager and Owner’s Representative in a variety of matters. Solas Energy is pleased to provide support and consistency across Onward Energy’s renewable platforms. Through a collaborative partnership with Onward Energy, Solas Energy continues to support project operations through its effective and in-depth experience.
“Solas Energy treats our projects and our bottom line as their own, which we appreciate. Through our ongoing, trusted relationship with Solas Energy, we know they will design and implement operational compliance procedures using an innovative approach, with an experienced eye to cost-effectively manage the details. In addition, our partnership with Solas, a women-owned enterprise, furthers our overall commitment to championing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion within the industry,” stated Steve Doyon, Chief Executive Officer for Onward Energy.
“We are pleased to continue working with Onward Energy in the role of Owner’s Representative to support environmental and operational compliance of their renewable energy assets,” remarked Evelyn Carpenter, Co-founder and President of Fort-Collins-based Solas Energy Consulting, US Inc.
“We are excited to provide ongoing compliance support for Onward Energy. These services align well with the greenhouse gas and renewable energy certificate quantification work we provide for our clients operating wind, solar, and energy storage facilities,” noted Paula McGarrigle, Managing Director of Calgary-based Solas Energy Consulting Inc.
About Solas Energy Consulting
Solas Energy Consulting provides comprehensive strategy and consulting services for renewable energy solutions throughout the US and Canada. The company’s expertise spans development and management of utility and commercial projects involving wind, solar, biomass, hydropower, geothermal, hydrogen, energy storage, grid modernization and electric vehicles (EV). With over 20 years of experience in project development, construction management, and climate change advisory, Solas Energy provides its clients with the depth and perspective required to navigate the complex issues associated with renewable energy project development and climate change policy. Solas Energy maintains offices in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA, and Calgary, Alberta, Canada. More information about the company can be found at solasenergyconsulting.com
CONTACT: Evelyn Carpenter