Declan Flanagan knows a thing or two about creating renewables platforms and says “the right culture of patience” to navigate an ever more complex “development ground game” can give latest venture Bluestar Energy Capital the edge it needs to join his list of success stories.

The former CEO of start-ups Airtricity North America and Lincoln Clean Energy (LCE) launched Bluestar with an initial $100m in capital for greenfield development and an eye on global markets.