Renewable energy development is the process of designing, constructing, and operating renewable energy projects. Activities include site selection, permitting, financing, and construction of renewable energy facilities, as well as the ongoing operation and maintenance of those facilities.
Renewable energy development includes a variety of different technologies, such as solar, wind, battery, hydroelectric, geothermal, and bioenergy. Each of these technologies has its own unique set of challenges and opportunities, and requires different types of expertise to develop and operate.
The process of renewable energy development begins with identifying potential sites for renewable energy projects. This includes assessing factors such as wind patterns, solar radiation, water flow, and geothermal resources. Once a site has been identified, developers obtain permits and approvals from local, state, and federal authorities.
Developers then secure funding for the project. This can include a combination of private investment, government grants, and tax incentives. After the project is financed, construction can begin.
Once the renewable energy facility is operational, it must be maintained and operated. This includes tasks such as monitoring equipment performance, performing regular maintenance, and making repairs as needed.
Overall, renewable energy development is a complex process that requires a variety of different skills and expertise. It involves a wide range of activities, from site selection and permitting to construction and operation, and requires collaboration between developers, engineers, financiers, regulators and communities.
Over the past 20 years, Amshore has originated and developed solar and wind energy facilities generating 2.9 gigawatts of power covering over a half a million acres.