In Fotowatio Renewable Ventures, known as FRV, we are leaders in providing comprehensive renewable energy solutions across the globe. We believe in improving energy performance and competitiveness and transforming these solutions into the most economic, sustainable and accessible options for our clients, investors, governments and, of course, users.

We believe that the use of renewable energy is the key to our future

The transformation of the energy market, and the increasing shift towards sustainability, will positively impact mankind at all levels, socially, environmentally and economically. For this reason we remain committed to our founding focus: to demonstrate that energy produced through renewable sources is the best possible alternative to fossil fuels thereby contributing to improving and protecting our future.

We pursue success through commitment and innovation; finessing our capabilities and forging a solid path of experience and expertise over the last decade, which forms the foundation of our business today.

As a strong advocate of sustainability, FRV is a young and entrepreneurial business. We have consolidated our position in the renewable energy market due to the transparency and governance of our operations, and the proven results we have achieved.

We are proud that each of our projects has fully delivered on original investment expectations, with regards to both quality and productivity; generating returns for investors and providing energy for consumers at competitive prices.

Building on our established leadership in the solar energy sector, we are now using this as the basis to become a spearhead in the wider renewable energy industry worldwide. The combination of our pioneering spirit and superior technical knowledge allows us to create innovative solutions to drive change for a more sustainable future.

Our Strengths

Our Team

  • A respected international team with more than 120 highly-qualified professionals
  • A continuous quest for attracting and developing talent

Our Reputation

  • A trusted reputation as a leader in our field, with a 10-year proven track record of successfully delivering renewable energy solutions
  • Development and construction of 780 MWp of installed power for the generation of sustainable and clean energy, equating to sufficient energy to power more than 235,000 homes1, and avoid emission of more than 500,000 t CO2
  • Successful project financing of more than USD 2,000m with the financial support of twenty of the world’s leading financial institutions

1Quantity based on the annual average of homes powered per MW by Photovoltaic Solar Energy (PV) in the US.  Solar Energy Industries Association, SEIA
2 Data based on an average of 0.7kg CO2 emissions avoided per KWh and on FRV’s annual energy production in KWh

Our Evolution

  • Expansion into new clean and renewable energy sectors
  • Use of the latest technologies and solutions to design and deliver optimal results
  • Identification, structuring and implementation of the most innovative financing solutions
  • Geographic diversification with 30 plants developed in 24 countries, across 5 continents, operating under business and regulatory environments

Marko Kremer

Senior Director, DIF Australia

FRV’s main strength is its ability to develop all processes internally. This provides the knowledge and capacity to anticipate what will happen and explain it clearly.

Alberto Sicre

General Director, OHL Industrial

FRV’s main strengths are its credibility, track record and experience in the sector. It is one of the few market players that, when considering new projects, shows real interest and commitment to delivery, and not just on a quick return on their investment.

Scott Mackin

Managing Partner and Co-President, Denham Capital

Denham Capital has been proud to partner with the team at FRV for nearly three years in this very successful investment. Rafael, José and their colleagues have captured a leading position in key emerging markets where solar undercuts the marginal cost of electricity.