Green Energy Solutions

Peridot Solar is an international renewable energy solutions provider.
As a long-term player, we develop, build, own and operate renewable energy plants.

We are targeting approximately 5 GW of renewable capacity to be in operation or under construction by the end of 2026.

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About us

We are pioneering the energy transition by developing, building and operating renewable energy projects.

Peridot Solar (PSL) was established in 2022 with offices in London and Milan with a team of 30 people. It is a portfolio company of FitzWalter Capital Limited.

PSL has acquired an initial solar PV portfolio of projects from Kingdom Energy LTD (KEL) and P&T Global Renewables (P&TGE).

The acquired portfolio consists of projects in development in Italy and in the UK. PSL aims to reach approximately 5GW, investing more than GBP 1 billion of equity capital by 2026.

PSL team has a compelling track record of successful investments across project cycle from development to exit on a global scale. The teams extensive experience comes from leading energy and financial companies and has a strong international network across the value chain of the renewable sector.

Growth

PSL Growth Drivers

Key Growth Drivers

PSL aims to be at the forefront of the energy transition by leveraging its team’s strong experience in the renewables space to develop, construct and operate assets across continents.

Current Markets

We target mature and liquid renewable markets such as Italy and the UK, with a strong appetite to support the energy transition, with a well-defined licensing procedure and a consolidated PPA Market.

Battery Energy Storage System (BESS)

PSL BESS strategy is to develop standalone BESS assets as well as co-located BESS with PV plants to maximise revenue stream options and returns.

Other Countries

PSL plans to expand its presence in other European markets and other countries of interest.

PSL aims to reach 5GW by 2026. Contact us for more information.
Pipeline

PSL aims to reach 5GW by 2026

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Capital Partner

FitzWalter Capital is a global private investment firm

FitzWalter Capital is a global private investment firm, established in 2020 by a group of senior members of Macquarie’s CAF Principal Finance business, including the Global Head of that business from its inception in 2009. It has offices in London, New York and Hamburg. FitzWalter Capital Partners Fund I held its final close in August 2021 at its hard cap of US$920m. FitzWalter invests across a broad spectrum of sectors and asset classes, including corporate businesses, real estate, infrastructure, renewables and other “hard” assets.

FWC provides capital and capability, supporting management teams in unlocking the full potential of a business or asset, particularly in contexts of complexity and transition.

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Partnership

PSL welcomes the opportunity to work with likeminded interests to help develop a more sustainable renewable energy future.

LANDOWNERS

The benefits for landowners to partner with PSL would include:

DEVELOPERS

PSL welcomes the opportunity to collaborate with developers to deliver mutually beneficial projects from site origination though to commissioning.

PSL experience and backing makes it ideal to engage at early stage development and a strong alliance to see the projects through to operation.

ENERGY OFF-TAKERS

PSL is continually forming alliances with market leading off-takers to secure the best cost effective PPAs for its projects.
News

Press release and project updates

Peridot Solar has completed the acquisition of the Apollo portfolio composed by 12 RTB PV projects for an overall power...

Peridot Solar is delighted to announce the completion of an estimated 830 MWp of co-development agreements with leading Italian companies...

Peridot Solar is a newly established solar development company that has been founded by a senior management team with over...

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Career
Would you like to work with us?
We are always looking for talented people to join our dynamic and international team.

Responsibilities

  • Being responsible for the execution of the projects from RTB to NTP until final COD;
  • Manage and coordinate duties related to planning, assist management in issuing requests for pricing, performing competitive reviews, and purchasing or contracting of BOS materials and services;
  • Ensure cost competitiveness, on-time delivery and product quality;
  • Ensure construction projects are completed on time and on budget from start to finish according to schedule, specifications and budget;
  • Prepare project status updates report for management and external stakeholders;
  • Track and report planning (permitting) status and liaise with consultants accordingly;
  • Liaise with the development teams in permitting development, providing construction insight to ensure early identification of risks and identifying and proposing solutions;
  • Report to the Technical Director on all aspects of development and construction of projects;
  • Liaise with sub-contractors and EPC contractors in order to deliver the projects according to the time schedule and budget;
  • Develop project execution plans and related documents tracking and report on monthly KPI’s;
  • Conduct due diligence for solar project opportunities from a technical perspective;
  • Oversee project execution to ensure that all the systems are installed exactly, according to plan and that there are no technical installation errors committed that would decrease system performance or lifespan or cause potential system failure;
  • Liaise with local authorities and local DSO/TSO (IEC) for managing and solving issues in regards of the interconnection to the grid;
  • Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management;
  • Monitor the status of the project to ensure documentation is submitted according to schedule;
  • Review and verify project documents for completeness, format and compliance with contracts;
  • Ensure that all business activities are performed with the highest ethical standards;

Skills

  • BS in Engineering (Electrical, Civil, or Mechanical) preferred;
  • Minimum 5+ years’ experience in the Project Management field;
  • Strong understanding of PV system design, including the proper usage of basic components and conventional installation and interconnection methods;

Languages

  • Native in Italian
  • Good knowledge of English

Responsibilities

  • Ensure project engineering activities comply with company and contract requirements and support overall project schedule
  • Help project team to develop specifications to optimize PV plant design including component selection, module string sizing, layout design, collector routing design, conductor sizing, etc.
  • Provide analysis using GIS software (QGIS), cadastral analyses and spatial database management. 
  • Create PV Plant Layouts for utility-scale solar projects using AutoCAD or PVSyst
  • Carry out energy yields and solar resource assessments
  • Interface with Project Manager and Project Superintendents necessary to review constructability of design with the goal of meeting quality, cost, and schedule commitments.
  • Review preliminary solar plant layouts from contractor for compliance with contractual requirement in regard to shading, drainage, collector losses, long term maintenance and constructability
  • Interface with all the other functions as required in the establishment of project schedules and resolving schedule problems
  • Manage third party consultants assigned to preform design review
  • Represent the engineering department during bid process, project scope development, client meetings and project management meetings

Education / Training:

  • Bachelor’s degree or above in Environmental / Civil / Mechanical Engineering or similar

Competencies:

  • Experience with PVSyst, PVsol, AutoCAD, MATLAB, QGIS
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to conduct independent research and analysis
  • Ability to make effective presentations
  • Ability to travel to project sites for monitoring when necessary

Languages:

  • Good knowledge of English

Miscellanea:

  • Possibility to work remotely

Responsibilities

  • Closely work with the Business Development Director and with the project development team to originate and execute pipeline of solar projects across the Italian market,
  • Liaise with public authorities and local governmental entities to complete and finalize the permitting phase of the project’s portfolio;
  • Identify local developers and engage good relationships with them with the aim to finalize co-development agreement and partnerships;
  • Manage legal and technical due diligence process;
  • Manage inputs for economic modelling, including Capex, Opex, yield, grid costs, development costs, contracted revenue, power price, etc;
  • Manage negotiation of existing and new project development agreements with partners;
  • Explore and pursue opportunities to expand pipeline of projects with new partners;
  • Closely follow day to day activities related to the projects originated and support the team through the permitting phase of the pipeline;
  • Work with cross function teams, including legal, finance, engineering, asset management, etc;
  • Ensure partners comply with HSSE and ethics and other required compliance standards;
  • Monitor and report on the performance of opportunities to different internal audiences;
  • Focus on the delivery of top project options in the portfolio;
  • Manage interconnection and permitting process of projects;
  • Ensure proper project management for key projects by assuring that land, grid, permitting, local stakeholders and EPC are delivered on-time and on-budget;
  • Work with engineering team and external advisors to ensure projects meet the technical standards;
  • Work closely with finance advisors to ensure projects meet the company’s economic hurdles;
  • Support EPC manager to get individual projects from NTP and COD.
  • Closes new business deals by coordinating requirements; developing and negotiating contracts; integrating contract requirements with business operations;
  • Compiles advisory reports and make informed recommendations on new investment opportunities that could enhance or diversify portfolios;
  • Monitors closely energy press and keep a track of market trends, opportunities, risks and new investment

Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in related engineering, law, economics or similar
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in PV
  • Demonstrated track record of PV plants origination
  • Solid and effective interpersonal and communication skills (including oral, written, and visual)
  • Strong organizational and time management skills; the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Technical proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and Microsoft Projects
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships internally and externally with staff, management, volunteers, clients, suppliers, community partners and external stakeholders
  • Ability to function successfully both independently and within a team

Languages

  • Native in Italian

Good knowledge of English

Responsibilities

  • Working with the Head of Legal Development in day-to-day business for all legal affairs involving our Italian solar project pipeline,
  • Supporting the legal department in respect of project finance, transactional and commercial contracts, employment law, EU legal compliance, environmental, real estate, etc.,
  • Working with the legal team in drafting and structuring SPAs, co-development agreement, EPC contracts, O&M contracts,
  • Supporting in the negotiation and drafting of distribution and supply agreements, sales agreements, share purchase agreements, joint venture agreements, shareholders’ agreements, loan agreements, connection agreements, EPC (including the relevant subcontracting agreements), O&M etc.,
  • Support the Business Development team with land lease contracts execution,
  • Being directly involved in M&A transaction in relation to PV projects pipeline acquisition (from pure greenfield till RTB and NTP projects),
  • Liaising closely with regulators, customers, counterparties and other colleagues

Position Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience gained as a transactional attorney from top law firm or in-house legal department,
  • Strong academic qualifications including a law degree from a renowned law school or comparable,
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills,
  • Strong project management and analytical skills,
  • Demonstrated intercultural and problem-solving skills,
  • Willingness to travel 

Education / Training:

  • Bachelor’s degree or above in Law

Languages:

  • Good knowledge of English

Miscellanea:

Possibility to work remotely