Paul is Chief Operating Officer of Black Mountain Energy Storage. Prior to joining Black Mountain, Paul was Senior Vice President, Renewables Solutions at Black and Veatch where he led the Engineering and Construction of Solar, Storage and Wind projects. Previously, he was with Avangrid Renewables 16 years where he held various positions in Engineering, Estimating and Construction and most recently served as Vice President of Projects.
Paul is an experienced senior energy executive with a broad background in renewable energy including all phases of the development, engineering and construction of solar, wind and storage projects. He possesses an in-depth knowledge of project construction including design, permitting, estimating, field construction, EPC agreements, supply agreements, construction management and commissioning. He also has experience with negotiating PPA’s, interconnect agreements, energy trading, partner agreements, M&A, deal structuring and project finance. Paul additionally brings existing relationships with a variety of key industry players in the EPC and equipment supply spaces.
Paul earned his BS of Science in Electrical Engineering from Oregon State University.