Barcelona, Buenos Aires, and New York – July 31, 2012 – AWS Truepower, LLC and AIRES Renewables today announced a strategic partnership to provide renewable energy consulting services to Argentina, Chile and Uruguay. Drawing from years of combined expertise and experience developers, investors, government agencies, and utilities will benefit from a wide-ranging set of solutions. Part of the offering includes proven and reliable renewable resource modeling and measurement, energy assessments, engineering studies, forecasting services, grid integration studies and operations services to maximize system performance and better plan energy delivery.
“We are pleased to be working with Aires to provide clients with a single source for wind and solar data, resource modeling, energy assessments, bankable reports, engineering and proven methods to identify project risks. We expect that there will be many opportunities for us to offer strong local support and advanced solutions to a rapidly growing renewables market in Latin America,” – said Joan Aymamí, Vice President of AWS Truepower.
The strategic partnership builds on the existing relationship the two firms began earlier this year. In February 2012 AWS Truepower and Aires Renewables announced a joint venture for a $1 million project to identify and quantify the wind and solar resources in the San Juan province of Argentina. The work, funded through Argentina’s San Juan province power utility, EPSE, aims to provide the government with validated, high-resolution wind and solar resource maps, long-term datasets and build-out scenarios for renewable energy projects throughout the San Juan territory. The project is expected to last until the end of 2013.
“Partnering with AWS Truepower allows us to meet the needs of the growing renewables market,” said Sebastian Kind, CEO of Aires Renewables. “With over 45 years of combined expertise our firms provide a full range of solutions to support renewable energy project lifecycle. We are excited to expand our offering in Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay.”
Work has also begun with Argentinean-based, CAMMESA and ENARSA. AWS Truepower, with the support of Aires, will provide wind energy forecasts to support two operational wind plants in the region. This forecasting service will help reduce the risk and uncertainty associated with integrating renewable energy into the electric grid.
About AWS Truepower, LLC.
AWS Truepower provides the most accurate, reliable, and innovative renewable energy project development and operations solutions available today. Energy developers, investors, utilities, system operators, and governments rely on the company’s 30 years of experience, proven science and technology to reduce uncertainty, mitigate risk, and maximize return on their investments. Headquartered in New York, AWS Truepower has offices in North America, Europe and Asia. Learn more about the company online at www.awstruepower.com.
About AIRES Renewables.
AIRES Renewables is an Argentinean-Italian company that specializes in project engineering for renewable energy projects. AIRES has experience in South America, with projects in Argentina, Chile and Uruguay. Clients include the Ministry of Energy of Chile, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), San Juan Government in Argentina, developers, and electric companies. Learn more about the company online at www.aires-renewables.com.