Renewables and energy consultancy firm Everoze has acquired a 49.9% stake in Irish wind resource assessment company Brightwind.
It’s claimed the move will “bolster” both businesses’ capabilities to deliver accurate energy production assessments, due diligence and other services.
Bristol-headquartered Everoze and Brightwin will continue to operate independently of one another but will collaborate on projects where either firm can supplement resources, technology or skills.
Everoze, which has offices across Europe, works with companies in the offshore and onshore wind, solar and energy storage sector with the aim of speeding up the transition to a decarbonised energy systems.
Founded in 2015, Brightwind is headquartered at NovaUCD at the Centre for New Ventures and Entrepreneurs at University College Dublin.
Richard Whiting, founding partner at Everoze, said: “Our ambition is to be a driving force in delivering cutting-edge wind assessments.
“Combining Brightwind’s market-leading tools and technology with Everoze’s depth of experience will enable us to meet the increasing demand for energy analysis expertise and meet shorter delivery timescales.
“We can now offer a higher volume of bankable EPA analyses and reviews for our clients. We are also looking forward to working with Brightwind to support offshore wind, solar and energy storage customers across their home market of Ireland.”
Shane Martin, Brightwind founding partner, said: “We’re excited to be welcoming Everoze as a committed partner in Brightwind to support us as we seek to grow our team and expand our reach.
“The depth of Everoze and Brightwind’s expertise in Energy Production Assessments, as well as Everoze’s wider technology and market knowledge, complements our software development and data analytics expertise. Our partnership is a platform for future innovation in this field.”
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