LIMES — (liː.mes) latin, “path”, “road”;
the path to venture into new territories.


Limes Renewable Energy is an international renewable energy developer, established in 2017 by senior industry professionals, each with over 15 years of international renewable energy experience and a passion for efficiency, local development and sustainability.


Management Team

The Limes management team has been involved in the renewable energy sector since its early beginnings, firstly in Europe and then, following market development, also in the high growth emerging markets of Asia, Africa and Latin America.

Over the past decade our team has established long-term strategic partnerships with local developers across the many different markets we have worked in.


Gian Oddone Merli


Attorney-at-Law, MBA (UC Berkeley), PMD (Harvard Business School). 

CEO of Fineldo (Merloni Group)

CEO of Progetti International

Former CFO of Indesit (Whirlpool)

Cristiano Spillati

Managing Director

Law (University of Bologna), MSc Economics (Warwick University).

15+ years active in international renewable energy.

Multi-GW Project Development and Origination.

Advisor to Alstom, BP Alternative Energy, AES, Iberdrola, Elecnor (Industrial), HG Capital, Platina Partners (Private Equity). 


Vincenzo Cavallo

Technical Director

Mechanical Engineering (Politecnico of Bari).

15+ years active in international renewable energy.

Managing Partner, SCS Ingegneria.

Clients: Enel Green Power, Enerray, Progetti International, First Solar, Abengoa Solar, HFV.


Advisory Team


David Armanini

Partner and
Managing Director


Prothea is an independent advisory boutique providing advisory and asset management services in the renewable energy sector assisting primarily institutional investors both Italian and International.

The firm has executed transactions with a total value of approximately EUR 1.5 bn over the last five years and raised capital for the execution of extensive RE development pipelines.