Andy has been a serial clean energy entrepreneur since the late 1990s. Prior to forming Jupiter he was president of Pioneer Green Energy LLC, a company he founded in 2010 with six others and led through 2015. Over 2001-2009 Andy led renewable energy project development first as President of Renewable Generation Inc., then Senior Vice President at Airtricity and finally as Chief Development Officer at E.On Climate & Renewables (now RWE).
Prior to 2001, Bowman helped develop some of the first privately financed wind farms in the US. Over his career Andy has had executive responsibility for nearly 3,600 megawatts of wind and solar projects across the US.
Audrey has worked in cleantech energy markets across Europe and North America for almost 20 years. Having spent the last decade working in the energy storage sector, she has launched energy storage solutions for both behind-the-meter and utility-scale systems and led the implementation of several battery storage projects.
Prior to Jupiter Power, Audrey was Vice President of Product Management at storage systems integrator Younicos and served as VP of Commercial Operations at battery manufacturer Xtreme Power.
Michael has worked in the battery industry for over 10 years in R&D, manufacturing, utility-scale project development, construction, operation, and wholesale market participation. Recently, he has led the development, engineering and contracting for over 450 MWh of energy storage projects in North America.
Prior to Jupiter, Michael was the Technical Team Lead for energy storage at E.On Climate and Renewables and served as storage engineer at Invenergy.
Jack has led the origination and execution of over 8,500 MW of new wind, solar and energy storage projects for leading utility, financial and C&I customers.
Prior to his current role, Jack was SVP of Origination at Invenergy LLC, where he had overall revenue responsibility for the company’s development portfolio. Previously, Jack started Invenergy’s Corporate Development team and was the youngest member promoted to the Company’s Management Committee.
Joe has over 35 years of construction management experience in the industrial and renewable power generation fields. He began his career in renewables 12 years ago with a wind farm developer and then transitioned back into the EPC world building wind, solar, substation, transmission and energy storage projects. Joe has over 7 years of BESS EPC construction experience from an internationally based EPC contractor building projects in the United States (IL, TX, CA, OH, VA, CO, NYC) as well as Canada and Germany. Joe is a licensed General Contractor in several states and started with Jupiter Power in August of 2021.
Bruce has over 30 years in finance, risk, structured transactions, and origination, and has been active in energy since 1996 and in renewables since 2007. Prior to Jupiter Power, he was Director - Origination for Lendlease Energy, VP Business Development for Pioneer Green Energy, VP Business Development at Airtricity NA, EVP & CFO at Amigo Energy, VP of Reliant Energy, and SVP of Coral Energy.
Prior to 1996, Bruce was a MD for Bankers Trust Company in New York and Tokyo.
Shakar graduated from University of Utah in 2018 with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering and he is currently working on a Master of Science in Data Science from University of Texas in Austin. He moved to the United States as a refugee from in 2014 without speaking much English.
Prior to joining Jupiter Power, Shakar held multiple positions in Project Development, Project Execution, Process Safety Engineering and Data Architecture between ExxonMobil and Rio Tinto for 4 years. He helped execute multiple 250 million dollar projects and built skills in project team management, collaboration with cross-functional units and providing cost-efficient solutions to complex problems.
Jenny joined Jupiter Power after completing her MBA and MS in Energy and Earth Resources at the University of Texas at Austin. During graduate school she supported solar and wind project development, finance, and origination at 7X Energy and Ørsted. She has worked on a variety of analytic and market evolution projects at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Wood Mackenzie, and LCRA.
Jenny worked for five years in healthcare analytics and project management at HCA.
Michael has spent the last 14 years in the commercial and operations segments of the power sector. His experience in strategic planning, commercial optimization, trading and development originates from time on the ERCOT desks at Calpine and EDF along with time spent working in the more micro hedge fund environment with Exion Energy & Empower Trading as well as being a founding partner of the AI power trading fund of Grand Oak Capital Partners.
Having joined Jupiter Power in December 2020, he has assisted the team in the delivery of its first battery projects to commercial operations as well as being responsible for battery commercial optimization and operations.
Aaron joins Jupiter Power after spending over 5 years with the United States House of Representatives. During his time with the House of Representatives, Aaron worked in a number of roles for a U.S. Congressman in his state offices. He has extensive knowledge and experience in outreach and communications with all levels of government as well as the private sector.
Aaron studied at the Texas State McCoy College of Business where he graduated with a BBA in Economics.
Grayson has almost 10 years of experience working in the power industry in several different trading roles. Prior to joining Jupiter, he worked at BP and Calpine trading and optimizing assets and managing load contracts across the nation. He has experience in almost every RTO/ISO in North America and has managed a variety of assets supplied by renewable resources as well as traditional fossil fuels. He holds an MBA from Rice University and a BBA in Finance from Texas A&M University.
John joined Jupiter Power as an intern during his last year at Texas A&M University. After graduating in December of 2020 with a BS in Computer Engineering, he converted to a full-time position at Jupiter developing data analytics software. New to the energy industry, John previously worked for the avionics team at SpaceX, writing flight firmware for the Dragon 2 space capsule and Falcon 9 rocket.
Caitlin has almost ten years of experience in regulatory policy of electricity markets. Caitlin has worked to successfully advance policies to enhance electricity markets. Caitlin also has experience advising on commercial and financial impacts of energy market design and policies. She has experience in government and regulatory affairs, as well in public affairs campaigns and managing external and media communications.
Previously, Caitlin advised clients on the ERCOT markets with AB Power Advisors. She has also managed government and regulatory affairs and has been responsible for creating and implementing policy positions for a number of wind energy, solar energy and demand response interests, including with Invenergy. Prior to that, Caitlin was the first in-house attorney for Potomac Economics, ERCOT’s Independent Market Monitor.
Laura has more than a decade of experience in energy price forecasting, trading, and development in the Midwest ISO, PJM, and ERCOT markets. In her role as the Director of Trading and Operations, Laura oversees Jupiter Power’s daily scheduling & dispatch operation of their operating portfolio and analyses and evaluates changes in market operations that arise from changes to market rules or other regulatory decisions. She often works with Jupiter Power’s development and financing teams to support the development pipelines.
Laura joined Jupiter Power from Direct Energy where she spent ten years in various roles focused on trading and pricing in the MISO& PJM markets which culminated in her as a PJM/MISO trader responsible for hedging load, optimizing positions, and navigating ISO regulations. Prior to Direct Energy, Laura served as the Assistant Development Manager for E.ON Climate and Renewables (now RWE), where she focused on the development of wind energy projects in the Midwest ISO & ERCOT markets.
Laura holds a Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematical Sciences from Texas A&M University.
Zack has nearly 10 years of experience with mathematical modeling, process control, predictive analytics, and optimization in the energy field. Prior to joining Jupiter Power, Zack was the America’s regional applications engineering network coordinator for ExxonMobil, helping lead a manufacturing network of more than 100 refinery applications engineers and manage its R&D portfolio.
Previously, he was a member of ExxonMobil’s applications engineering community, helping design refinery optimization strategies and develop state-of-the-art predictive analytics technologies.
Jian has over 15 years experience in the power industry, with deep knowledge and understanding of power systems and electricity markets. Jian holds a PhD in electrical engineering from University of Texas at Austin and a Masters degree from Purdue University.
Prior to Jupiter Power, Jian held senior to lead technical roles in MISO, ERCOT, Austin Energy, LCRA, and Texas Reliability Entity.
Prior to joining Jupiter, Emily spent 4 years at Jones Energy LLC where she was the lead Landman handling the company's operated and non-operated asset development in Texas and Oklahoma.
Jenna has worked in land use law and policy for over 4 years, with a focus on low impact development and sustainability. Prior to joining Jupiter, Jenna spent nearly 2 years as the Deputy Director of Zoning for the City of New Haven, Connecticut in addition to practicing land use and commercial real estate law.
Stacey graduated from Hobart and William Smith Colleges in 2015 with a BA in Environmental Studies and Sustainable Community Development. After graduating, she worked in civic tech and municipal land use planning/zoning. Prior to joining Jupiter, she worked for the City of New Haven, Connecticut for 3 years, where she staffed the City Plan Commission and oversaw the application review process for large residential, commercial, and industrial developments.
Hans is an energy professional with two decades of experience at the nexus of energy policy and project development management. Hans formulates strategies for siting, environmental reviews, land acquisition, grid interconnection, RTO processes, public outreach, regulatory proceedings, labor relations, and legislative matters.
Prior to joining Jupiter Power, Hans consulted for leading transmission, renewable energy, and policy development firms, and was Vice President of Development at Clean Line Energy, where he led transmission project teams.
Nat has worked in the renewable energy field for over 5 years, with a focus on project development. Prior to joining Jupiter, Nat spent 3 years at Invenergy LLC where he focused on project development for utility-scale wind and solar across the western United States, contributing during his time to over 1,000MW of completed wind projects. Prior to Invenergy, Nat worked at SunEdison in sales, development, and finance for on-site Commercial and Industrial solar and storage solutions for major corporations.
Gian Paul has over 6 years of utility-scale energy storage experience, leading the development, origination, engineering, and procurement of energy storage projects in the US, Latin America and Japan both from a developer and utility point of view.
Prior to Jupiter, Gian Paul was the Energy Storage Manager and Renewable Originator at Acciona Energy, leading a development portfolio of 150 MW of energy storage projects and the contract execution of solar projects. He also served as a Project Engineer at Invenergy and held various technical roles at PG&E.
Weiqing has more than 15 years of experience in the power industry with a strong emphasis in the areas of power system modeling, transmission planning, and generator interconnection.
Prior to joining Jupiter Power, Weiqing was a Principal Engineer in MISO, managing generator interconnection processes and conducting generator interconnection technical studies.
Amber joined Jupiter after completing a Master in City Planning degree at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Prior to joining Jupiter, Amber spent four years working with policymakers and stakeholders advocating for clean water and environmental policies in Washington D.C. at the National Association of Clean Water Agencies, the Environmental Defense Fund, and the WateReuse Association. After working in environmental advocacy, Amber fulfilled a longtime dream teaching English in France for a year. Amber also holds a BA in Environmental Studies from Carleton College.
Jenny has worked in transmission planning/generator interconnection for over 15 years with direct working experience with different ISOs, consulting firms and IPPs. Jenny has managed the interconnection process for 3GW renewable projects across North America. Prior to joining Jupiter Power, Jenny was Sr Transmission Manager with Innogy Renewable US, overseeing the generator interconnection process for the entire development pipeline and assisting engineering for projects in construction.
Prior to Innogy, Jenny was Sr Transmission Manager at Invenergy leading the transmission/generator interconnection projects across North America and Europe.
Sam has over a decade of experience successfully developing clean energy infrastructure across the US. Before joining Jupiter Power, Sam founded True Course Energy, a storage consulting and development company. He previously held various roles as lead developer or engineer on over $1 billion of now-operational solar, wind, and energy storage projects at Invenergy, SunEdison, and Lodestar Energy. He holds an MBA from Columbia University and a BS/MS in civil and mechanical engineering from Northwestern University.
Lance has over 15 years of power industry experience, mostly working for grid and market operators in the Midwest and Western United States. He has deep knowledge of nodal markets, production cost models, and real-time operations. At MISO, he did extensive work on renewables integration and economic studies, before becoming a Real-time Operations Engineer for the MISO North Region. He remained in real-time operations moving to Peak RC, formerly the Reliability Coordinator for the Western Interconnection. Most recently, Lance worked for Energy Exemplar, a provider of integrated energy market simulation software, developing solutions for clients all over North America.
Mr. Sowell has over twenty years experience in clean energy industries; first in wind, then in solar and now in energy storage. His responsibilities include site evaluation, landowner relations and community relations. His tasks include real estate agreements, local tax agreements, due diligence oversight and pre-construction engineering support.
Mr. Sowell has served as an advisor to the Texas County Judges and Commissioners Association and as a Planning Committee member of the University of Texas Renewable Energy Law Conference. His experience working for an international investment bank gives him early insight into finance criteria. His passion for clean energy guides his interest in ongoing public policy. Acting as a communications bridge, Mr. Sowell builds the broadest possible alliances between project developers and rural and urban stakeholders in the clean energy arenas.
Kaleb graduated from the University of Texas at Austin’s Electrical Engineering program in 2019. He has 2 years of experience in consulting, NERC regulation, protection coordination, and interconnection studies. Kaleb previously worked as a NERC Compliance Engineer at EPE Consulting and as a contractor for LCRA in protection and compliance.
Austin graduated from Texas Tech in 2017 with a BBA in Energy Commerce and later in 2021 with a Master of Science in Data Science. After graduating college in 2017, Austin started his career with NuStar Energy working with real estate and business development to execute pipeline projects across the State of Texas. After NuStar, Austin became a Surface Landman with Parsley Energy working on various assets in the Permian Basin.
In nearly 25 years in the power generation industry, Mike has worked on a variety of technologies and in a variety of roles, including as a thermal performance engineer modeling and testing gas turbines and combined cycle plants and providing engineering support for wind farm development, construction and operation. For Jupiter he’ll be helping build energy storage projects, in a project management and engineering role.
Prior to Jupiter, Mike was a stay at home dad and sometimes consultant, but before that he was head of engineering at Invenergy from 2004-2014.
David has over 30 years in field Operations and Maintenance and for the past 15 years has worked in the power generation and delivery industry. This include managing and operating large scale wind and utility scale battery storage projects, transmission lines and substation assets.
Prior to joining Jupiter Power, David was the Regional Field High Voltage Field Manager for the Texas with NextEra Energy Resources, managed high voltage teams to maintain and operate 26 substations with all associated equipment, 217 miles of the Gentie transmission line with a combined 4524 megawatt of generation in the Texas region. Additionally, David managed several wind power plants and battery storage utility projects in Pennsylvania and Texas.
Arturo has over 10 years of experience in the Renewable Energy Construction Industry building wind, solar, and battery energy storage plants, as well as transmission and distribution lines and high voltage substations in the United States and Canada, being directly involved in the construction, amanagement, and commissioning of more than 1GW of generation and storage capacity.
Prior to joining Jupiter Power, Arturo was a Senior Project Manager at Arevon Energy and has held multiple Construction Project Management roles at Owner/Operators, EPCs, and Electrical Contractors. Arturo has multiple industry certifications, is a traine high voltage switch man, and has a Doctorate of Engineering from George Washington University.
Sean spent the first 4 years of his career as the general manager of a joint venture between a power generation equipment manufacturing company in the Chicago area and a South Korean conglomerate, responsible for all aspects of the joint venture from engineering, operations and sales to board reporting and P&L management.
He then moved into a sales and business development role for 2 years at the same manufacturing company in the Chicago area before joining Jupiter as a project engineer.
Mina has worked in the renewable energy industry for over 7 years with experience in both development and operations of wind projects.
Prior to joining Jupiter, Mina was an Electrical Systems Operator at Acciona, supervising a portfolio of over 2 GW of wind power generation facilities in the U.S. and Canada. She also served as Operations and Maintenance Services Specialist.
Previously, Mina worked at Lincoln Clean Energy (now Ørsted) where she held a variety of responsibilities including contributions to development, legal, accounting, and administrative functions.
Mason has over 4 years of experience in the power industry where he has worked on the detailed design of electrical packages for high voltage substations and Wind collection systems at Sargent & Lundy, and moved to Invenergy to manage the design, procurement, construction, and completion of a 300 MW Wind project and a 150 MW Solar project. Including the ownership of equipment specifications, major material procurement, and management of multiple engineering consultants and contractors.
Harry has been developing and implementing advanced SCADA and control systems in the electric power sector for more than two decades. His experience spans multiple decades in working for large investor-owned utilities, wind and solar power producers, and several energy storage projects.
At Jupiter Power Harry’s focus is on building the underlying technology and systems that allow large company systems to be integrated with the bulk power system.
Greg has worked in the renewable industry for over 10 years, where he spent a majority of his time in solar. He began his career at Strata Solar while they were in their infancy, and helped expand the procurement department as they also expanded as a company. Greg spent time at Cypress Creek Renewables and Wanzek Construction, as a Procurement Manager in both wind and solar with a focus on AC collection. Greg has deep industry connections along with a proven track record of developing and maintaining strong supplier partnerships.
Lauren studied Aerospace Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin from 2015 to 2020, and worked on the Texas Petawatt Laser in the Center for High Energy Density Science at UT as an undergraduate research assistant. She also was in Air Force ROTC for 4 of her 5 years at UT and had the opportunity to travel to different Air Force Bases around the country for leadership and tactical training. Before being medically disqualified in her final year, she had earned a slot to be a Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) pilot and a commission in the USAF.
After bartending for a year, she joined Jupiter Power as a technician and will be moving out to Odessa, TX to support Jupiter Operations in the area.
Elly has over 12 years’ experience in finance and accounting, primarily focused in renewable energy industry. Prior to Jupiter Power he was the accounting manager for RRC Power & Energy, LLC. She worked for Taiwan Stock Exchange before moving to United State. Elly is a CPA in Texas and a member of the AICPA.
Tompall has worked in the power generation industry for the past 15 years, during which he has served in various financial, commercial and asset management roles. He began his career in the public power sector at the Lower Colorado River Authority before making the transition to private equity, working with both Riverstone Holdings, LLC and Arclight Capital Partners, LLC management companies. During this time, he oversaw financial and asset management responsibilities for asset portfolios in ERCOT, NYISO and ISO-NE. He has worked on several M&A transactions in the power generation industry and has been involved in an IPO, a take-private event, and post-transaction transition services.
Andy has worked on cleaning up the grid for over 10 years as an engineer, developer, project manager, and financial advisor. Prior to joining Jupiter Power, Andy worked as an Investment Banking Associate with Credit Suisse’s Power & Renewables group in New York. Previously, he spent 5 years with Invenergy LLC focused on engineering and developing solutions for large industrial energy users as well as managing the development and construction of utility scale wind farms.
Alex has over 29 years’ experience in finance and accounting, primarily focused in private equity and real estate. Prior to Jupiter Power he was Chief Accounting Officer for the Palisades Group, LLC as well as for CapRidge Partners, LLC. Before CapRidge Partners, he was Associate Vice President and Fund Controller at Walton Street Capital. Alex spent his early career in public accounting including stints at both the Ernst & Young Real Estate Group and Deloitte. Alex is a CPA in Missouri and a member of the AICPA.
Nico has over 8 years of experience developing and financing power generation projects in the US and Latin America, with a strong focus on renewable assets. An industrial engineer with a MSF degree, Nico has successfully financed over 1.5GW of utility scale wind and solar in the US utilizing a wide range of capital sources such as tax equity, subordinated debt, and long term private equity partnerships.
Prior to joining Jupiter, Nico was part of the transactions group with RWE Renewables (2018 - 2020), and a key member of the project finance teams with NRG Renew (2016 - 2018) and Invenergy (2012 - 2016).
Jee joins Jupiter Power with experience in corporate finance and impact investing. Prior to Jupiter Power, he graduated from the Financial Management Program at GE Power and Renewable Energy subsidiaries and underwrote loans for small to mid-size social enterprises in developing countries at Kiva. Jee studied at Boston College where he double majored in Economics and Environmental Studies.
Nancy is a CPA with over 25 years of experience in Accounting working with a variety of for-profit and non-profit companies, both as an employee and as part of her consulting practice. She specializes in managing accounting departments for small businesses.
Prior to Jupiter Power, Nancy was the Vice President of Finance and Operations at Big Brother Big Sisters of Central Texas. In 2018 she was nominated for the Austin Business Journals Best CFO Award.
Mesaye has over 12 years of experience in the power and financial industry roles ranging from product control, financial analysis, pricing and structuring. Prior to joining Jupiter, Mesaye was Director of Middle Office operations for Direct Energy’s power business responsible for reviewing and valuing physical power assets, exchange and OTC financial transactions, variable load and full requirement contracts.
Erika is new to the energy field, but brings over 10 years of project management to the company. Erika owned and operated a business with 150 employees for 25+ years, Her work experience includes general management, general contractor, purchaser, and property management. Previous work experience includes HUD and the City of Austin Planning Department.
Chris Brown has worked over 10 years in the IT field. Before joining Jupiter, Chris worked for Internet service providers, Data centers, and the Texas Commission on State Emergency Communications.
Delilah has spent 10 years in the renewable energy industry and her specialization lies in managing daily operational demands and providing executive team support. Delilah heads corporate operations for Jupiter Power along with HR management, project development support, and accounting support.
Prior to Jupiter, Delilah was in charge of lease management, corporate governance, and HR management for Pioneer Green Energy, an independent renewable energy company that developed over 1,000 MW of wind and solar projects across the U.S.
Ashley has a wide array of experience as legal counsel. Prior to joining Jupiter Power, Ashley served as an attorney with the Public Utility Commission of Texas where she litigated regulatory matters and served as legal counsel to the Texas Water Development Board where she advised on infrastructure projects. Ashley has also worked as a litigation associate for two law firms where she represented clients in construction defect matters.
Becky joins Jupiter as the Office Manager of our Chicago office location, as well as to assist with HR responsibilities for all Chicago employees.
Prior to Jupiter, Becky worked in Talent Acquisition for a biotechnology company in Boston. She oversaw the hiring process, reporting, and worked closely with human resources. During this time, she gained knowledge about quickly growing companies recruitment processes, HR responsibilities, and employee needs.
Lexie has over a decade of experience in the energy industry. Prior to joining Jupiter Power, Lexie served as Legal Counsel at Equinor, advising its United States businesses on regulatory compliance, environmental, acquisitions and divestitures, corporate governance, exploration and production operations as well as other matters. As a former Associate Attorney at Shannon, Gracey, Ratliff and Miller, LLP, Ms. Worley represented clients on various transactional, regulatory, and litigation matters.