We bring together professionals from diverse disciplines that offer complementary skills on a uniquely global scale. The depth of expertise and sheer number of specialists allow OnRenewables (OnR) to take on complex, strategic projects that no other firm could do in such a dynamic and cost-efficient way.
No matter the size, big or small, OnR looks at every project with a fresh perspective. We support and promote a willingness to think laterally. Often, the willingness to take a creative approach produces ideas and concepts that may not have been immediately obvious, but which frequently deliver the best solutions.
Co-Founder and Managing Director
José Carlos Sanchez
Co-Founder and Engineering Partner
Rafael Peris is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner at OnRenewables. In this role, Rafael is responsible for leading the development and execution of OnR’s long-term strategic plans and objectives. Rafael is also in charge of sales, customer care and overseeing the project management on a day-to-day basis.
Prior to his role at OnR, Rafael was Head of Engineering at Sonnedix Japan K.K. Sonnedix is a global solar power producer with 500 MW of capacity, largely owned by investors and advised by J.P. Morgan Asset Management.
Rafael was in charge of all the technical matters and managed the local Engineering Procurement Construction (E.P.C) team with several projects in Puerto Rico and then relocated to Japan to establish and manage the local engineering department. Rafael’s career in the solar
photovoltaic (P.V) industry spans over 11 years, his roles range from project developer, site and project manager to engineering and construction leader. His experiences have allowed him to work in various locations such as Spain, Italy, France, Germany, Puerto Rico, Mexico and Japan.
Rafael started his career as an industrial engineer in the automotive sector and as part of the E.P.C team he provided assembly production lines for German and US car makers in Europe after which he moved over to the solar industry in 2006. He then honed his skills and took on management and leadership roles in the solar sector and worked for companies such as Phoenix Solar, AES Corporation and GP Joule.
Rafael holds a Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Electrical and Electronics from the University Polytechnic of Valencia, Spain and then completed his thesis on solar air collectors from the Hochschule Mittweida University, Germany.
Jose Carlos Sanchez is the Co-Founder and Engineering Partner at OnR. In this role, Jose Carlos leads the Engineering and Construction Department, he also manages the relationships with subcontractors and suppliers. He ensures that our services delivered meet the OnR expectation by providing creative and innovation solutions so that each project reaches its target within budget and within the allocated time frame.
Prior to his role at OnR, Jose Carlos was a PV Designer at “Sonnedix” one of the largest and most successful Independent Power Producers in recent years in the solar industry. Jose Carlos worked for Sonnedix UK (London) from December 2013 to August 2015, he was then transferred to Sonnedix Japan (Tokyo) to support the engineering department from August 2015 to June 2017.
During his professional career, which spans more than 17 years, Jose Carlos earned industry-wide recognition for his expertise in civil and mechanical design, topographical and geotechnical surveys and construction, thanks to the technical complexity of the civil engineering and construction projects he has been involved in. His extensive knowledge in the different sectors such as PV plants, highways, bridges, airports, ports and luxurious villas has led him to work in countries such as Japan, UK, Puerto Rico, Chile, Mexico, Holland and Spain. Jose Carlos holds a Superior Technical Vocation Training Certificate on Construction Management by the I.E.S Guadalpin, Marbella, Spain.
Jose Carlos holds a Superior Technical Vocation Training Certificate on Construction Management by theIES Guadalpin, Marbella, Spain.
We at OnRenewables are passionate about our projects and we aim to contribute to the ongoing global efforts in the renewable energy sector by using practical, cost-effective and sustainable methods. We believe that by doing so, we will make a difference in the preservation of the environment.
Our aim is to introduce OnRenewables as global leader in the engineering and project management services for the solar photovoltaic sector.
Professionalism is the culmination of knowledge, quality and attitude related to how we provide our professional services. Our company strives to provide its clients with not only a superb service, but also with an exceptional experience over the entire course of a project.
While it is important to be recognized for quality and knowledge, it is also essential to leave our clients with a positive view of our entire organization. Demonstrating a positive attitude, competence and cooperation on all levels creates an immeasurably positive impact when it comes to a client choosing to return to the firm or recommending our services to another potential client, thus leading to growth.
Clarity, leverages internal and external resources, reduces conflict and stress, improves efficiency and greatly enhances people’s ability to work together.