Eurowind Energy has doubled its team in Portugal by adding five new experienced profiles to its office in Oporto. Furthermore, the Portuguese office also hosts the Solar Competence Center for the whole group which, alone, also justifies the reinforcement of the team.
Employed as a Project Manager Assistant, Válter Rocha, has worked previously as a Project Engineer in Siemens and a Systems’ Engineer at Efacec.
Nuno Magalhães joined the company as Project Manager. With six years of experience in the energy sector, mainly in Siemens, Nuno, together with Válter, will have the mission of managing the construction phase of the Portuguese projects while also supporting the global EPC department of the group for other solar PV projects being built in Europe.
Mariana Figueredo, joined the company in October as the new Legal Counsel. In the past 14 years Mariana made her way up to Senior Associate in different reputed law firms both in Portugal and in the USA, the last seven of which focusing in the areas of energy and environmental law. Mariana is also a Board Member of the Future Energy Leaders Portugal.
João Vigo was also hired in October as an Electrical Engineer. João has a previous experience also as an Electrical Engineer, mainly working in the North HV dispatch center of E-Redes, the Portuguese distribution system operator.
Finally, hired by November, Miguel Salústio is the new head of Business Development. Having developed strong sales and technical skills in the energy sector both in Self Energy and Siemens since 2011, Miguel is tasked with managing and further growing the company’s pipeline of projects in the Portuguese market.
Pedro Pereira, Managing Director Managing Director for the Southern European Region said:
“I’m glad that we’ve been managing to attract such good talents to our company, and I’m convinced that we are now much more prepared to address our high ambitions in the Portuguese market as well as to provide the required support from the whole group in the solar field”.
Eurowind Energy will soon connect to the grid its first 22MWp PV plant in Alenquer and will start the construction of a portfolio of around 50MWp of small generation PV units between Q4 2022 and first half of 2023. Besides, the company is developing a pipeline of renewable energy and “Power to X” projects, including, among others, a green hydrogen project fed by a solar, wind and storage hybrid renewable plant.