Business Development and Operations Veteran Adds to Experienced Leadership Team at High-Growth, Multi-Technology Energy Solutions Provider
FREDERICK, MD – August 25th, 2015 – Empower Energies, Inc., a leading Clean Energy Portfolio Solutions company, announced that Bill Morrow has joined the organization as Vice President, Business Development. Morrow brings a unique combination of business development and operations experience, joining a management team with established high-growth qualifications.
Morrow leads the company’s Commercial and Industrial (C&I) business development activities, where he is responsible for all business and project development activities for the organization’s integrated renewable energy offer. Further, he plays a significant role in identifying, diligencing, and consummating strategic mergers and acquisitions. He will also take a lead role in the deployment of Empower’s DG Growth Engine, providing a full, differentiated suite of capital and other services for the developers and EPC firms with which Empower partners to bring projects online.
“Bill’s insight, creativity and relationships immediately add value for Empower as we continue to take our integrated renewable energy offer to market,” said Empower Energies CEO Len Jornlin. “He has built his career in high-growth companies, and we’ll lean on his proven leadership skills to build our business solutions team, driving customer value and scale.”
“Customers today are truly looking to optimize their energy spend, with more choices,” Morrow said. “And many are looking for both economic value as well as resiliency. What attracted me to Empower Energies is the multi-technology platform the company provides for delivering the right mix of solutions to customers, where we can provide a full spectrum of financing options ideally suited for all aspects of the growing renewable and distributed energy market.”
Morrow has already made a significant impact in the renewable energy marketplace. Most recently he served as Director, Business Development at Enerparc AG, where he was a member of the US senior leadership team, and helped build a project pipeline from less than 10MW to over 500MW in less than two years. Previously he served as Vice President & General Manager, North America for Lanco Solar, where he was responsible for all operational aspects in the US, Ontario, and UK solar PV markets, developing a 250MW pipeline in less than 24 months. Prior to that experience, Morrow served as Managing Director, Utility Projects for SunEdison, where he lead the project development and operations team responsible for the origination, development, and construction of over 350MW of utility-scale PV projects in seven states and Canada.
Earlier in his career, Morrow served as Head of Sustainability Programs for Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE: FRT); Prior to that his career focused on construction, with increasingly higher-level project management roles for Clark Construction, The Donohoe Companies and Kajima Engineering & Construction.
“Bill’s addition to the Empower team is another example of our commitment to deliver a unique value set for the markets we serve,” Jornlin concluded. “His experience and proven capabilities further enhance the innovation and timely added-value we offer to partners, C&I customers and investors alike."
About Empower Energies
Empower Energies, Inc., with offices in Frederick, Maryland and Troy, Michigan, is a clean energy portfolio solutions provider focused on applying the right mix of Combined Heat and Power (CHP), Solar and Energy Optimization Solutions – with financing – to meet the profitability, resiliency and sustainability objectives of municipalities, universities, schools, and hospitals, as well as multi-facility commercial and industrial organizations, such as General Motors, both in the United States and internationally. More information about Empower Energies can be found at http://www.empowerenergies.com.
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