The Alnwick-based company re:heat has announced expansion of its successful team with the appointment of Melissa Rowell as project manager.
Rowell, who joins re:heat, one of the UK’s foremost wood fuel specialists, from the Centre for Green Energy, where she has spent the last three years in a project management role, is no stranger to the biomass industry. During her masters in degree in renewable energy, enterprise and management at Newcastle University, she worked for Community Energy Solutions and prior to that the Rural Payments Agency.
Re:heat, which started as a part-time venture between directors Neil Harrison and Ben Tansey, is a business which has grown from strength to strength in a very short length of time. The company, now with a full-time staff of six, is the North of England and Scotland’s preferred agent for ETA boilers. Not only does it advise on all aspects of the biomass industry, inducing forestry management planning to commercial and domestic biomass, it also works with a network of installation partners.
In this newly created role, Rowell will be expected to keep abreast of current legislative and general industry developments, such as the Renewable Heat Initiative and the Green Deal. Another of her key tasks will be to liaise with installers as she explains:
She said: “I am delighted to be a part of such a forward thinking and proactive organisation as re:heat. In addition to assisting and support the growth of the company in terms of sales, I will also be working very closely with re:heat’ s installation partners to ensure the smooth running of the entire process from initiation to commissioning.”
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