Trevor DeVries

Business Development Associate

Bio:

10 years Solar project development experience at Director level from land acquisition to financial close for distributed generation and utility scale solar.

Deep understanding of the Australian & African renewable energy markets.

5 years as managing director of solar manufacturing companies.

Thirteen years International Business Development experience in the following sectors:

  • Solar energy, Renewables, Energy, Photovoltaic, Smart grid, Mini-grid, battery storage systems.
  • Corporate IT services solutions.

Telecommunications, Government, Financial verticals

Sample Projects:

  • Financial close of the Sunmetals 150MW Solar plant in Queensland, Australia
  • Development & engineering of 1,2MW Solar tracking solution for Solarshare community (Canberra) Australia
  • Financial close of a 50MW PV/Diesel Solar hybrid project for large mine in Tanzania
  • Designing project spec
  • Setup PV Module reseller sales channel in Sub-Saharan Africa for Canadian Solar including Namibia, Zambia, Ghana, Tanzania, Mauritius and Kenya.
  • Founded AEG Power Solutions in South Africa, built a world class factory employing some 15 staff. Secured over 200mW of REIPPP business to the value of R300mil. Sold the business to African Capital Investments for an undisclosed sum.
  • Founded SCS Cape Town and successfully grew the business for a BEE IT company called SCS, focusing on corporate governance, Risk and Compliance.
  • Developed a new business portfolio within the IT managed services offering for Hewlett Packard, South Africa

Experience:

  • Solar project development
  • Corporate strategy development
  • International business development
  • Strong contractual and financial bankability experience
  • Strong marketeer with startup experience.
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