Chief Operating Officer
Nick holds 20 years of experience working in strategy and operations for energy and high- tech companies. As COO Nick manages the development and operations for Hecate Energy.
Most recently Nick has led the Company to the successful development and construction of the 3 MW Forbes Street Landfill project in Rhode Island. He has also led of the sale and financing of multiple solar PV projects in California, Massachusetts, and Georgia. Nick leads Hecate Energy’s efforts on the continent of Africa and has helped the company receive a USTDA grant for the development of a 55 MW solar PV project in Tanzania.
Prior to founding Hecate Energy, he served as COO and Board Member of OCI Solar Power where he was the lead negotiator of the 400 MW solar PV PPA awarded by CPS Energy in San Antonio (the largest municipal solar project including an economic development and jobs-growth package in the United States). In addition to negotiating the PPA, Nick was instrumental in formulating the consortium of manufacturers that were assembled to open manufacturing facilities in San Antonio to create over 800 jobs. In addition, Nick led the team responsible for developing a pipeline of over 700 MW of solar PV projects in the United States.
Nick serves as a Board Member of Empower Gas & Electric, a Columbus-based energy services company designed to help communities capture the economic benefit of their spending on electricity through local generation projects and the deployment of energy efficiency strategies.