SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Brightmark Energy, LLC (“Brightmark”), a private, San Francisco based provider of clean energy generation solutions for commercial and industrial customers in North America, is pleased to announce the addition of Scott Healy as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial officer and Andrew Nekus as Senior Vice President of Engineering and Operations.
“I’m ecstatic to have two preeminent leaders in the energy industry join our great team at Brightmark,” said Bob Powell, President and CEO of Brightmark. ”With Scott and Andrew’s additions we will have expertise to deliver lower cost, highly reliable energy alternatives to our customers.”
During his distinguished 25-year career in the energy industry, Scott Healy has financed, acquired or developed over 8,000 MW of clean energy generation projects worldwide. He brings to Brightmark a proven history of successfully completing complex, finance and strategic transactions in clean energy, including executing over $4 billion in mergers, acquisitions and sales, over $1.25 billion in tax equity commitments, $925 million in project debt financings, $300 million in cash equity commitments and $100 million in public offerings. Previously he has had senior level management responsibility for building renewable energy businesses (combined more than 12,000 MW of developmental and operating renewable projects). He also had senior level management responsibility for raising the financing of a private renewable company that has financial interests in approximately 1,100 MW of operating renewable energy projects.
A Professional Engineer Registered with the State of New Jersey, Andrew Nekus is responsible for the engineering and operations of Brightmark Energy’s clean energy generation projects. He has over thirty years of experience including fifteen years’ experience working in the utility and alternative energy EPC & Development industries, during which time he was responsible for execution of both large ultra clean natural gas generation projects and utility-scale solar PV systems. Prior to joining, Mr. Nekus held executive EPC and development positions with M+W Energy, ABB, Texas Independent Energy and First Solar, where he helped realize numerous combined cycle generation projects, several with district heat, as well as multi-megawatt commercial PV solar projects. Earlier, he held executive positions where he was responsible for the restructuring, redevelopment and operations of large portfolios of generation assets, including alternative energy assets, in various US and global markets.
About Brightmark Energy
Brightmark is changing the status quo by putting energy consumer businesses first, enabling them to take control of their costs, lower carbon emissions and increase operational reliability. Brightmark employs technology solutions such as combined heat and power, solar, wind and waste to energy that are specifically tailored based on customer needs. The company allows customers to substantially save energy costs, lower carbon emissions and increase reliability of operations all with no or little upfront capital.