Sheffield firm to handle global sloar energy company’s UK communications

Counter Context, a Sheffield-based communications agency, have been appointed by a global solar energy leader to manage their UK project communications and community engagement.

SunEdison operates in more than 25 countries around the world and manufactures solar technology and develops, finances, installs and operates distributed solar power plants, delivering predictably priced electricity and services to its residential, commercial, government and utility customers.

Alexis Krachai, executive director of Counter Context, said: “We are delighted to have been appointed by SunEdison – it is a fantastic start to 2015 for us as a company. SunEdison are an industry leader and since 2013 have interconnected over 250MW of utility scale solar farms in the UK and have a strong pipeline going in to this year. We look forward to pro-actively supporting them as we begin working together.”

Counter Context will be working for SunEdison, who are head-quartered in the United States, across a number of utility scale solar projects – supporting their public consultations, communication activities and the production of multi-media materials and events.

Emily Marshall, stakeholder and communications manager at SunEdison UK, said: “Counter Context are a professional, sincere and responsive agency and we look forward to having their support across a number of our important projects across the UK this year.”

With more than 20 years’ experience, Counter Context is a leading communications company that specialises in helping clients to consult, engage and promote.

They work with clients across the built environment sectors, including energy, transport and property development.

Counter Context are also the long-standing communication agency for DONG Energy in the UK – one of the world leaders in offshore wind development – meaning the South Yorkshire firm now works for leading companies in both the solar and wind-energy sectors.


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