The Global Solar Asset Management Service Provider Strengthens Key Market Presence with Solar Veteran Responsible for 1,500 MW’s of Energy Generation
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – 10 December 2014: Alectris, a global service provider for the integrated care of solar photovoltaic (PV) energy assets, today announced the promotion of Ken Kostok to Country Manager for the U.S./Latin America territories.
Ken Kostok has managed the company’s U.S. solar operations and maintenance (O&M) program to date, including 24 megawatts (MW) on the Georgia Power grid. Prior to Alectris, Kostok was the Vice President of Field Operations for Amonix. There he guided the development of the 30 MW concentrated photovoltaics (CPV) utility scale Alamosa Solar plant on 225 acres in Colorado, and 5 MW of CPV in Hatch, New Mexico, two the largest CPV solar sites in the world.
Kostok’s start in the solar industry began in 2008 with Tessera Solar where he was responsible for the design of 1,500 MWs in California and the construction of the largest dish-Stirling solar powered generation facility. His renewable energy expertise includes 198 MW’s of wind development with S&C Electric Company.
Leveraging over twenty years of experience with U.S. utilities, Kostok has managed the development and asset management of solar and wind clean energy generation in the U.S. and Canada.
Kostok holds an MBA from Barry University and a BSEE in Electrical Engineering from the University of New Haven.
“Ken’s extensive solar industry experience particularly as it relates to asset management care has contributed heavily to our U.S. and Latin American expansion,” said Vassilis Papaeconomou, Founder and Managing Director of Alectris. “We are confident his expertise will continue to impact the positive growth of our client’s solar profits and the ease in which they are able to manage diverse, growing and dispersed asset portfolios.”
“As solar continues to realize exploding growth worldwide, Alectris offers a unique approach to the market that will continue to positively impact the bottom line profitability for solar energy investors and developers,” explained Kostok. “We are strengthening our customers’ solar PV portfolio ROI with an integrated and unique approach to services and asset management, irrespective of the location of the asset.”
Alectris is a global service provider for the integrated care of solar photovoltaic (PV) energy assets. Honed in the mature solar market in Europe, the comprehensive suite of Alectris services reduces the risk and delivers maximum financial returns for solar investors and plant owners regardless of site location. Powered by ACTIS, the company’s award winning solar asset management and monitoring platform, Alectris provides a full service approach to solar asset protection, including solar operations and maintenance, asset management, check-up and diagnostic, engineering and improvement services. Performance excellence is the company’s mission, empowering it to re-define O&M and outperform client expectations. For more information visit www.alectris.com.