Tyler Lancaster of Energize Ventures is now a board member at Aurora Solar, a SaaS startup developing software that lets solar installers and financiers design and sell residential solar remotely. The company just raised $50 million in a Series B led by Iconiq Growth, along with Energize Ventures, Fifth Wall, and Pear VC. This brings the company’s total investment to over $70 million.
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Technica client, EV Connect, an EV charging management company, made the 2020 Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. On a mission to build a better planet by enabling electricity as a transportation fuel, their official rank of 882 reflects an impressive growth rate of 530%.
Rose McKinney-James is now on the board of CLEAResult, a player in the energy efficiency market. McKinney-James is the former CEO of the Corporation for Solar Technology and Renewable Resources and former Commissioner with the Nevada Public Service Commission.
Dynamic Energy Solutions added Sebastian Jano as director of project finance and dispositions for the energy developer. Previously, Jano ran greenfield origination for the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast Regions of NextEra Energy Resources’ distributed generation business.
William Mayer joined ConnectDER as VP of sales. ConnectDER enables the rapid connection of solar and other distributed energy resources with a connection point that installs on the residential electricity meter. Mayer has held sales positions in the smart grid market for over 15 years, including at Comverge and Delta-X research.
Jessa Silver, previously with Form Energy, is now associate member of technical staff, advanced research at QuantumScape. After ten secretive years, several hundred million dollars spent, and the efforts of hundreds of scientists and engineers, QuantumScape recently unveiled the performance results of its solid-state battery — and its potential impact on the electric vehicle industry.
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