Tom Coates | Senior Adviser, Economy, Infrastructure And Environment
Your Energy Sussex

Tom Coates, Senior Adviser, Economy, Infrastructure And Environment, Your Energy Sussex

Tom is a project manager with a history of working in the renewables and energy industry within local government. Tom currently assumes a lead-role from project feasibility, business-case development, planning and delivery. He has overseen the installation of a number of major commercial and corporately-owned energy schemes as part of the Your Energy Sussex programme; a pan-Sussex local government partnership focussed upon supporting and expanding the growth of renewable energy in Sussex across all local public-sector bodies.
Majoring upon the investment and roll-out of ground-mounted and roof-top installations across the county, Tom has most recently worked to develop energy schemes that can operate entirely subsidy-free, making best-use of the technologies available. The most recent installation being the completion of Westhampnett Solar Farm, the first wholly- public sector-owned solar farm supported with 4MW of battery storage co-located on site.
Overseeing the operation and maintenance contracts of both solar farm contracts and small commercial scale installations Tom also has experience in procuring effective contracts to maintain performance from a variety of installations.

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