Richard qualified in 2004 whilst practising with a leading national consultancy, and he went on to join one of the largest developers of onshore wind projects in the UK taking responsibility for project acquisition and driving the expansion of the development portfolio to include the full range of renewable technologies.

Having successfully taken over 200 MW of renewable energy generation from feasibility and through the consenting stages to operation, Richard Fearnall has a detailed understanding of the risks and the many commercial factors influencing renewable energy projects. Richard has worked on a range of wind, solar, hydro, AD and biomass schemes alongside many partners and clients including International Power, GDF-Suez, Severn Trent, United Utilities, Hanson, UK Coal, the Forestry Commission and various local and national government organisations, as well as some of the largest private and institutional investors in the renewable energy industry.

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