Global developer of large-scale solar power projects SolarReserve has appointed Tom Georgis as the company’s CEO.
SolarReserve says for the past 10 years, Georgis has been an integral part of the company’s leadership team, serving as the company’s senior vice president.
He led SolarReserve’s expansion across the Americas, Asia and Australia and spearheaded diversification of its patented core technology with applications that leverage the company’s expertise in developing and commercialising innovative long-term thermal energy storage solutions.
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“The board and I are thrilled to have Tom as CEO,” said Lee Bailey, chairman of the SolarReserve board of directors, and founder and managing director of US Renewables Group (USRG), a private equity firm based in Los Angeles that invests in renewable power and clean fuel companies and projects.
“As a seasoned executive with a wealth of experience in the energy industry and a proven track record of value creation, we are confident that Tom is the right person to lead SolarReserve as it expands further into the energy storage markets.”
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Tom Georgis added, “I’m excited to be leading SolarReserve and commercialising our innovative technologies to the meet massively growing global demand for clean energy and long-duration energy storage solutions.
“We’re well positioned to capitalise on this growing market, with industry-leading thermal energy storage technology and an exceptional team with a proven record of commercial success.”