In South Africa, renewable energy advisory services company Wind Prospect’s Energy Resource Services (ERS) team, has so far supported 1.6GW in the latest round of the country’s REIPPP programme, which closes on 1 October.
The company said it is delivering both forecast energy sales reports and performing forecast energy sales independent reviews for clients to support their bid submissions, reported reNEWS.
The team, which is based in Cape Town South Africa, has support from the UK, Poland and China.
Advisory services for broad range
According to the company, it is growing the ERS business in South Africa and will support clients from SME’s, developers and large utility companies with a breadth of services including advisory services, electrical and construction.
Wind Prospect Advisory & ERS director Achim Hoehne said: “In South Africa’s very competitive environment, we are working hard to deliver results for all our clients within extremely tight deadlines.
“Our team is resilient and flexible, consistently demonstrating our unrivalled expertise in the local market and the industry.”
Advisory services: new entrant in Africa
In further news, renewable energy technology company Solar Wind Energy Tower announced that it has retained the advisory services of Aldwych Capital Partners, a boutique investment banking firm, to advise and guide the company.
Aldwych’s advisory services will guide the company on various strategic initiatives relative to its hybrid solar-wind clean energy tower projects in North America and Africa.
The advisory services will include matters such as project financing, mergers, acquisitions, and other financing opportunities.
Experience in advisory services
Ronald Pickett, Chairman and CEO of Solar Wind Energy Tower, stated: “[…] We believe that with Aldwych’s depth of experience within the alternative energy sector along with their strong governmental connections, our company will be able to expand its business and deliver increased shareholder value.”
Dan Nicholas, Senior Managing Director of Aldwych Capital Partners, said: “We are delighted to have the opportunity to work with Soar Wind Energy Tower and help them achieve its goals and implement its strategy of a strong project pipeline with the right financial and operating partners.”