Optimisation

Improving the performance, longevity and returns of renewable energy assets across the UK and Europe.

Bluefield Services manages renewable assets to extend their lifespan and ensure optimal output. We pool and store real-time data collected from our assets in a collaborative data lake, ensuring access to insightful information for informed decision-making.

How we optimise our assets

Our long-term partnerships with asset owners enable us to plan several years in advance, extending the lifespan of assets.

  • The combination of real-time data and a highly skilled team means we can deploy relevant expertise to address maintenance and repair issues across all sites in a timely manner.
  • We continually enhance our best-in-class monitoring and reporting capacity to strengthen our analysis and insight.
  • Our managing services for renewable energy assets range from asset management to engineering and monitoring.
Capabilities

Why renewables

Renewable energy investments offer investors access to real assets, a diversified asset class with long-dated and stable revenues. It gives the opportunity to participate in the energy transition as decarbonisation accelerates.

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Team

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Head of Engineering

Paula Naranjo

Head of Engineering

Paula Naranjo

Paula Naranjo is a Head of Engineering, with circa 10 years’ worth of energy industry experience, 8 of these years focused on renewable energy projects, gaining professional experience in multinational companies. Expertise in design review for solar and battery storage projects, performance review, EPC and O&M contract negotiation, portfolio acquisition of operating assets including risk assessment for the investment party, EPC tender process management including technical review of the tender results.

Acting mainly as Technical Advisor and Owner’s Engineer roles Paula has been involved in a total of 1.3GW transactions in Bluefield, with previous experience running asset management services during the post construction warranty period, which included managing punch-list, raising defects and negotiating mitigation actions with the EPC Contractors. Prior to joining Bluefield, Paula has worked in ATA Renewables as Technical Advisor for the utility scale solar plants, involved in more than 10 GW assessment including, among other activities, Lender’s Technical Due Diligence in Southern Europe and South America, Product Due Diligences for equipment manufacturers’ including factory visits to China, Owner’s Engineering Services during EPC negotiation, O&M and EPC Contracts Review for Asset Owners.

Paula has an MSc in Renewable Energies in Energy Networks and a BSc in Industrial Electrical Engineering from the Carlos III University of Madrid. It is worth mentioning that she is heavily involved in the Diversity strategy of Bluefield.

Group Finance Director

Robert Ireland

Group Finance Director

Robert Ireland

Rob is a Chartered Accountant with over 30 years’ of experience. Having worked at Bluefield for over 5 years, he has supported the significant growth within Bluefield both in the UK and Europe. He has a wide range of financial experience in the renewables sector including diligence support on acquisitions totalling nearly £500m, financial management and external debt compliance of generator SPV’s.

Managing Director of Asset Management

Nicholas Burridge

Managing Director of Asset Management

Nicholas Burridge

Nicholas Burridge is Managing Director of Asset Management of the Solar & Wind assets operated and maintained by Bluefield which account for 900+MWp to date across 150+ plants in the UK and Italy. Nicholas leads specialist asset management teams and focuses on the provision of technical asset management services within established timeframes and in compliance with contractual requirements to achieve required service response, quality and cost performance indicators focusing on value-add activity.

Managing Director of Technical Support Services

Rachael Herbert

Managing Director of Technical Support Services

Rachael Herbert

Rachael Herbert is the Managing Director of Technical Support Services overlooking all the supporting functions within Bluefield Services, Monitoring, Performance Reporting, Digital and IT.

Rachael has 25 years’ experience within Financial Services sector working in Treasury, Financial Accounting, Asset Management and Head of Customer Services. Having joined Bluefield over 5 years ago, she has gained in-depth knowledge of the solar and wind technologies, where she implemented group performance reporting, setting data quality controls, process and automation implementation and headed up the Monitoring and Performance department.

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Our diverse skillset spans the full lifecycle of renewable assets, from development and investment to asset management and engineering. We’re always looking to continue investing in our depth of talent.

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Bluefield Development Secures Planning for Co-located Solar and Battery

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Bluefield Development Secures Planning for Co-located Solar and Battery

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Strategic Acquisition of a ca. 5MW Solar Portfolio in Italy

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Bluefield Revive’s Strategic Acquisition of Project Berrettini

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Acquisition of a 7.2MW Solar Portfolio in Italy

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