YLEM Energy Appoints Head of Solar

A New Head of Solar role has been created to support the company’s ongoing growth. Solar Design Engineer and BESS Development Manager have also been appointed.

YLEM Energy is pleased to announce the appointment of Sophie Lamb as Head of Solar. In this newly created role, Sophie will have responsibility for managing YLEM Energy’s solar design and development process, including overseeing our team of Solar Project Engineers and Designers, building relationships with installation partners and suppliers, and ensuring overall quality and customer satisfaction.

Sophie brings a wealth of experience in the renewable energy industry to YLEM Energy, having held operational and general management positions at Engenera Renewables, Arriva Transport and Go Northeast.

In addition to Sophie Lamb’s appointment, YLEM Energy is also pleased to welcome Chloe Gelacio and Sarah Lightfoot to the team as Solar Project Engineer and Development Manager respectively.

Sarah’s new role sees her taking responsibility for managing the development of YLEM’s Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) portfolio. Having previously worked at TNEI, a specialist grid connection consultancy, she brings invaluable experience of the planning and connection application processes, landowner liaison and site identification to YLEM Energy.

Chloe joins YLEM Energy from ZLC Energy and, in her new role as a Solar Project Engineer, will carry out solar designs and modelling and manage the delivery of the company’s solar projects.

“We are delighted to welcome Sophie, Chloe and Sarah to YLEM Energy,” said Ian Gadsby, Managing Director of YLEM Energy. “Collectively, they bring a wealth of experience and expertise in the design and development of both solar and energy storage and will be instrumental in driving our onsite generation projects forward.

“The appointment of a Head of Solar marks a significant step in our growth and demonstrates our commitment to delivering innovative energy generation projects for energy-intensive businesses, that will not only help drive the transition towards a more sustainable future but reduce energy costs and allow UK manufacturers and producers to continue to do what they do best.”