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Renewable energy is fast becoming one of the biggest and most important industries in the world, with the ongoing struggle against climate change being a key part of many government agendas across the world. Reliable Energy Advisors (REA) is an Italian independent advisor operating in the Green Economy, specializing in the provision of top-level services for energy and utilities markets with a main focus on renewable energy, water, and environmental industries. We take a deep dive into the firm’s services to find out the extent of its excellence. Best Renewable Energy & Utilities Advisory Firm - Southern Europe The rise of photovoltaic, wind, biomass, and hydro-powered energy is one of the major shifts in power of the last few years, with more and more companies and governments all over the world realizing the benefit that they can bring. REA operates as a technical, financial, and market advisor for these clients, as well as leading national and international financial institutions and industrial operators. Partnering with its sister company Reliable Energy Management (REM), REA can also offer operational asset management services, providing a one-stop-shop facility to financial players investing in green assets in the Italian energy market. All manner of institutions and organizations can sometimes find themselves in need of assistance or advice when it comes to navigating the world of renewable energy, utilities, and infrastructures. That is what REA offers; specialized and independent advice that has a main focus on RES electricity generation, power markets, and waste and water services. Moreover, REA is building a solid experience as an advisor specialized in the process of energy transformation of the public system. After the three-year cycle of collaboration with Gestore dei Servizi Energetici (GSE), recently, the Region of Sardinia has assigned to Rea the call for tenders for the five-year service of technical-administrative inspections for the authorization of renewable energy plants by the Department of Industry. The tender concerns both the revamping and expansion procedures of existing plants and the authorizations and Environmental Impact Assessments of greenfield projects. As far as services go, REA mainly focuses in on three core areas. Firstly, there are the aforementioned advisory services, which includes, project monitoring, transaction and strategic advice, corporate finance, market advice, and valuation advice. Likewise, REA also offers an outstanding technical advisory and permitting due diligence service. The technical advice that REA offers can be utilized for greenfield plants, and for developing and supporting of greenfield projects. First and foremost, these greenfield projects often centre around wind and photovoltaic projects for leading investors, IPPs, and those co-operating in renewable energy projects around the globe. REA is also one of the national best firm specialized in forensic engineering in the energy field. Recently the technical advisory team contributed to the release of assets for about 40 million euros. REA guarantees the utmost in transparency, trustfulness, and interest alignment with clients. Due to the fact that the firm is independent, the client can rest assured that REA will always have their best interests at heart. Financial institutions and investors rely on REA’s advisory services, knowing that having a reliable partner on their side can be a truly game-changing thing. REA’s proven approach is centred about matching detailed sector knowledge with corporate and investment strategies. Advanced modelling skills, academic experience, and strong technical and management expertise all mark REA out as a unique profile in the Italian market. Finally, it is important to underline REA’s commitment to education and training. Thanks to a partnership with LUISS Business School, REA has launched the MASID, Management and Administration of the Water Sector, the first executive program in Italy that aims to spread the culture of regulation and increase managerial skills in value creation and risk management related to the extensive application of regulation for managers, strengthening and developing management and regulatory design and strategic capabilities of the managers of the sector. Thanks to its multidisciplinary team of engineers, accountants, economist, and financial professionals, REA is able to provide high level, integrated, techno-financial advisory services that are truly exceptional. Ultimately, Reliable Energy Advisors is the perfect place for recognized expertise in the field of environmental and industrial economics, process engineering, regulation, finance, valuation, law, international relations, and technology. It is a firm that is incredibly relevant right now and deserves every bit of success it achieves and continues to achieve. Company: Rea Srl Contact: Giuseppe Mastropieri Website: Sep20371 Starting life in 2013, REA has builtupa teamofengineersand advisors who matured experience has positioned the firm as the best in class across the entirety of Italy for technical advice around renewable energy technologies. REA offers a full spectrum of high-quality services, supporting financing operations as well as in the field of asset acquisitions by investment funds.