DP Energy, one of Ireland’s leading renewable energy developers, appoints Adam Cronin as Chief Operating Officer

DP Energy, one of Ireland’s leading developers of renewable energy projects, has promoted Adam Cronin to the role of Chief Operating Officer. Headquartered in Cork and operating across the world, DP Energy is committed to using the most sustainable and environmentally responsible methods possible in all their energy developments.

In his new role, Adam will be responsible for the Operational and Service Delivery functions across the company’s international portfolio of onshore and offshore renewable energy developments.  Working alongside the CEO, this senior appointment aligns with DP Energy’s growth strategy which will see the company move into new jurisdictions and renewable energy generation and storage technologies over the next few years.

DP Energy has over 30 years’ experience in the development, construction, and operation of renewable energy assets globally and to date, the company has developed over 1GW (1000 MW) of energy projects, the majority of which are already built and operational. Currently, DP Energy has an immediate pipeline of over 7GW of both on- and off- shore wind and solar energy projects across Ireland, the UK, Australia and Canada.

Adam joined DP Energy in 2021 as Offshore Technical and Engineering Manager with responsibility for leading DP Energy’s technical and engineering teams in the delivery and development of multiple offshore floating and fixed bottom wind energy projects, both in Ireland and internationally. He then moved into the role of Head of Offshore in August 2021 where he continued to lead a team in the planning and development of offshore renewable developments.

Adam has almost three decades of experience in leading and managing technical and non-technical teams in the delivery of infrastructure, marine and energy projects. Prior to joining DP Energy, Adam was Director of the Marine Division at ByrneLooby. He has also held roles in the Department of Communications, Marine and Natural Resources and the Department of the Environment. He holds a B.Eng. in Civil Engineering and an MSc in Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Commenting on the appointment, Simon De Pietro, CEO of DP Energy said:

“Myself and the DP Energy team are delighted to congratulate Adam on his promotion to Chief Operating Officer at DP Energy. Adam is passionate about renewable energy and the use of sustainable methods and strategies in all our offshore projects. We are looking forward to working with Adam as uses his skills to lead and support the team in the development of Irish and international renewable energy developments which will significantly contribute to the fight against climate change.”