Dr William Golove

Vice President, Business Development, Amber Kinetics

Commercial and Utility Flywheel Case Studies
Thursday 24 May 2018 14:00 – 15:15

Dr William Golove recently joined Amber Kinetics as its Vice President, Business Development where his responsibilities include international sales and marketing. Prior to his work at Amber Kinetics, Bill was Chief Development Officer for Trianon Power, an international developer of independent power projects. His activity there included negotiation of the EPC and O&M-related agreements for a 158 MW wind farm in Senegal and the sale of two wind projects in Texas.

From March 2013 to July 2014, he served as Executive Director, Project Development for Northland Power, Inc., responsible for wind project acquisition and development in the US during which time he introduced Northland to over 100 wind development projects. From August 2010 until February 2013, Bill was the Chief Development Officer for Tri Global Energy, where he built a project pipeline in excess of 5GW of which nearly 2GW has been monetized.

Prior to that, he was the Senior Project Development Manager at Chevron Energy Solutions, where he led the creation of their utility-scale wind program. Previously, while a Scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Golove led development of behind the meter energy projects, including energy efficiency, demand response and on-site generation at over 500 US Postal Service facilities representing a deployment of over $100M. Overall, Golove is responsible for the development of well over $2B of clean energy projects in operation, under construction or in late-stage financing. He currently serves on the non-profit Board governing the University of California, College of Natural Resources Alumni Association. Bill holds B.A., M.A., M.B.A., and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California at Berkeley.

He is a two-time recipient of the US Presidential Award for Leadership in Federal Energy Management. He has over 40 professional and academic publications and has given in excess of 100 professional talks.