and Roland really take the time to sit down with you, decide what is needed based on your life style, and are there for you to help with service questions after the installation.
RES president, Peter Shackelford, pictured here at the NELHA PV site installed by RES, has worked "hands on" in various renewable energy technologies for over 30 years.
In the early 1980's Peter installed the electrical infrastructure for the first wind farm in the state at Kahua Ranch
Further work at Kahua Ranch
included managing daily operations of the 3.4 MW wind farm and working as a technician and then manager for the University of Hawaii
, Hawaii Natural Energy Institute
)HNEI) Wind Energy Storage Test (WEST) facility where wind, pumped hydro and hydrogen energy storage experiments were performed.
In 1992, as a senior engineering technician with the Pacific International Center for High Technology Research (PICHTR), Peter operated the Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) power plant at Natural Energy Lab at Keahole Point.
in 1996, Peter
designed two village scale power renewable energy power systems utilizing wind, PV, battery and diesel genset technologies.
The 100 kW system installed at Nabouwalu village in Fiji was one of the largest stand alone renewable energy systems ever built.
In 1997, recognizing the growing demand for reliable renewable energy, Peter
began focusing on RES, Inc.
full-time by designing, installing, and maintaining off-grid battery systems for homes and businesses.