Renewable Connections appoints Philip Hale as COO
5 May, 2024

Renewables Connections, one of the UK’s leading solar and battery developers has recruited Philip Hale as its first ever Chief Operations Officer (COO).  The appointment follows the continued growth of the company which has achieved significant success since its inception in 2020, securing over 0.5GW of solar and battery consents.

Philip has a global leadership pedigree, managing renewable energy companies across Europe, the Middle East, Australasia and the UK, latterly working for international infrastructure expert Aurecon in New Zealand.

Michael Hughes, Managing Director of Renewable Connections and Director of parent company Armstrong Capital Management said: “The creation of the new COO role, and Philip’s appointment, underline our strong commitment to the business’s continued growth.  In the last few years our team have achieved unparalleled success, gaining 100% consent rate for solar, battery and hydrogen renewable energy projects across the UK, alongside launching our commercial division PowerGreen.  Philip will play an integral role in helping us to continue this success.”

Philip Hale, COO at Renewable Connections said “I look forward to working with my colleagues to progress the business, in what is an exciting and challenging time for the renewables sector.  The focus on taking an innovative and community-led approach to the planning and design of projects will continue to underpin what we do, ultimately supporting the UK’s Net Zero target.”

Renewable Connections is one of the UK’s leading solar and battery developers.  The company deliver high quality renewable energy projects across the UK which deliver benefits to local communities and the natural environment.