Powering the future

We are the largest privately owner managed Southern African renewable energy developer for utility scale facilities.

Welcome to Atlantic Energy

We focus on developing Greenfield renewable energy opportunities

We boast a team of exceptionally skilled and seasoned professionals who are dedicated to every project we undertake. Our established track record underscores our ability to seamlessly shepherd projects from their initial conception to their successful realisation in commercial operation.

We adopt a strategic, long-term approach to renewable energy project development, with a dedicated focus on creating sustainable large-scale projects in South Africa through close collaboration with the local community, environmental groups, and public stakeholders.

gigawatts of ready to build projects

10.7 GW
WIND
19.5 GW
SOLAR
30.2 GW
TOTAL

Our Values

transparency, accountability
and integrity

Landowners

Leasing land for renewable energy production enables farmers to diversify the use of their land and provide an additional source of income.

Development Process

3-6 YEARS

The 3-6 year development process encompasses land identification, permitting, conducting environmental impact assessment studies, participating in government bidding processes and executing the renewable energy facility’s construction phase.

UP TO 3 YEARS SOLAR DEVELOPMENT PROCESS

UP TO 6 YEARS WIND DEVELOPER PROCESS

Management Team

CEO, CFO AND TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

Craig Stanley

chief executive officer

CA (SA)

Craig Stanley is an Investment Banker turned founder and CEO of utility-scale renewable energy company Atlantic Renewable Energy Partners.

Craig has previously founded and exited various companies in the South African financial services sector. He has worked in Asset Management and Investment Banking for Hermes as well as the Investec Group and was instrumental in over 20 South African and International listings.

Craig is also a founder shareholder of European property storage company Storesmart and has business interests in property development, the fishing industry and the technology space.

Anthony de Graaf

chief financial officer

B.Bus Sci (Finance hons),
CA (SA)

Anthony is a founding partner of Atlantic Energy Partners where he manages the legal and finance functions of the firm as well as project management oversight.

Prior to moving full-time into the renewables energy sector in 2011, Anthony held the position of Senior Audit Manager during his nine-year tenure at Mazars, a global audit and advisory firm.

David Peinke

technical director

BSc Elec-Mech Eng (UCT), PGDip Proj
Man (UCT) Pr Eng (ECSA), MSAIMechE

David is a founding partner of Atlantic Energy Partners where he manages the overall technical development and programme management for the firm.

David started his career at a nuclear consultancy company, providing specialist project services primarily to the nuclear power industry.

In 2008 David joined a JSE-listed Construction Group in an engineering and project management capacity on major mining and renewable energy projects, with specific experience gained in EPC and EPCM contracting methodologies.