Henry Yun, Ph.D.
Henry brings over 16 years of executive leadership to 174 Power Global, having held various management and technical positions within Intel Corporation, Hanwha Solar America and here at 174 Global. He has served on the board of directors at Crystal Solar, One Roof Energy, TenKSolar and Silent Power. Henry received his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and Ph.D. in Engineering from the University of Washington. Among his accomplishment include being granted 4 U.S. patents in the area of semiconductors and has authoring numerous technical publications.
Vice President and General Counsel
Carolyn is Vice President and General Counsel of 174 Power Global. She has over 16 years of experience in corporate, M&A, venture capital, and commercial litigation sectors and was previously in charge of legal affairs for Hanwha Solar America, Hanwha Q CELLS America, and Hanwha Q CELLS USA Corp., the parent company of Hanwha Q CELLS EPC. Carolyn and her team have successfully closed the project acquisition and supported the development of over 2 GW of solar projects. She has led the lobbying efforts for the module sales and downstream development arms of Hanwha in the US. In 2015, she was also responsible for the Hanwha Q CELLS America module sales team’s successful negotiation of a 1.4 GW, $900 million module supply agreement, the largest single deal of its kind in the history of the US solar industry. Carolyn holds a B.A. and M.A. from Stanford University and a J.D. from Cornell Law School.
Senior Director of Project Development, Western U.S. Markets
In January 2015, Larry assumed the position of Head of Development for the Western USA and Canada here at 174 Power Global. Over the past 3 years, Larry and the Western USA team have developed a 1.2 GW project pipeline for 174 Power Global in the United States and Canada. This includes the 300 MW Techren Solar I and Techren Solar II Solar Photovoltaic Projects located in Eldorado Valley, Boulder City, Clark County, Nevada. He has 26 years of experience in the energy development business; the last 14 of which has been exclusively in renewable energy project development (solar, wind, biomass, biodiesel) and prior to have he developed petroleum resources for Unocal (now Chevron) primarily in Thailand and Indonesia. Larry holds a Master of Science Degree (Geology) from the University of California, Davis, and an MBA from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management.
Senior Director of Project Development East U.S. Markets & Mexico Country Manager
Deborah brings nearly 25 years of experience in the global energy sector shaped by a broad spectrum of commercial and leadership positions spearheading the development of renewable and fossil fuel power projects. During her tenure at 174 Power Global, she has successfully closed the project acquisition and advanced the development of nearly 1 GW of solar projects. Deborah previously held lead development positions at Edison Mission, CMS Energy and Calpine. She was the original developer of the Sweetwater Project, successfully negotiating the PPA with PacificCorp. She has a Master’s degree in International Economics from the University of San Diego, a BA in both Political Science and French Linguistics from the University of California, Irvine and is fluent in five languages.
Senior Director of Project Finance
Craig leads the financial analysis of utility scale solar investments as well as the structuring and closing of project finance transactions. With over 16 years of experience in the power industry, including seven years in the renewables sector and holding various project and corporate finance leadership positions over a 15-year tenure at Edison Mission Energy. Prior to that, he served as a banking officer for Fuji Bank. Craig holds an M.B.A. from the U.C.L.A. Anderson School of Management and a B.A. from University of California, Berkeley.
Senior Director of Project Finance
Hao has been instrumental in executing the development, acquisition, financing, and divestiture of the company’s commercial and utility-scale solar energy projects in North America. Prior to his career in the solar industry, he worked for several investment banks and Fortune 500 companies in the fields of M&A advisory, corporate development, and corporate treasury management. Hao is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a graduate of the A.B. Freeman School of Business of Tulane University, with an MBA in Finance and Accounting.
Director of Procurement
Darrin leads the procurement and contracting function for EPC and Development within 174 Power Global. With over 12 years’ experience in procurement in the energy and construction industries, his broad experience supplements over 25 years of proven results in supply chain management in companies ranging from start-ups to Fortune 100. Prior to joining 174 Power Global, Darrin’s held manager roles for Public Service Company of New Mexico and Arizona Public Services, was Director for Stirling Energy Systems, Abengoa, and was assigned to numerous construction projects throughout the United States with NRG Renew ranging from distributed generation PV sites to combined cycle gas plants.
William M. Shore
Senior Director of Project Finance
Bill’s extensive experience in the development and financing of renewable and conventional energy projects makes him an invaluable member of our team. Before joining 174 Power Global, Bill has closed more than 80 transactions valued at over $18 billion, and his work included the origination, structuring and negotiation of power purchase agreements; debt, equity, mezzanine, and tax equity financings; and acquisitions and sales of energy projects. Bill’s resume includes Managing Director, Project Development and Finance at Sunpin Solar, CFO for Fishermen’s Energy, and Managing Partner of Apogee Energy Advisors. He was a founding partner of Abatis Capital, a Deutsche Bank sponsored private equity fund, and was Managing Director and Head of Debt Capital Markets for AllCapital (US), the U.S. subsidiary of the ASX-listed private equity investment firm Allco Finance Group. He is a graduate of The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he received an MBA in Finance and a BS summa cum laude in Finance and Accounting.
Kenneth Kostok, P.E.
Director of Engineering and O&M
Ken leads the design and engineering for EPC and Development within 174 Power Global as well as the management of the PV Fleet under operation or EPC warranty. With a total of eight years of solar design, construction and operations experience in PV, CPV and CSP, this broad experience supplements over 30 years of proven results in the electric power industry at utilities, constructors and engineering companies. Ken’s career includes design, construction and operations of electric power transmission, substation and generation facilities with companies/projects such as SDG&E Sunrise Powerlink, 850MW SES Solar 1, Calico Solar, 750MW SES Solar 1, Imperial Valley Solar, Pirelli Cables and Systems.
Doyeop Jason Kim
Director of Business Planning and Strategy
Jason Kim is the Director of Business and Corporate planning for all of 174 Power Global business endeavors. He garnered experience working in Siemens before joining the Hanwha group. Jason commands 8 years’ worth of PV Downstream planning, including working as the Director of Global Downstream Planning at Hanwha Q Cells GmbH in Germany. He received his B.A. from Northwestern University.
Director of Permitting
Betsey Biesty is responsible for siting, permitting and environmental assessment with general oversight of the company’s solar project portfolio of over 1,000MW of solar PV projects in the US. Prior to joining 174 Power Global, she served as Director of Development at several, large renewable energy companies that focused on both solar and wind energy projects. Ms. Biesty has successfully developed projects on private, state and federal lands. She holds a B.A. from Stanford University and a MESM from the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management at the University of California – Santa Barbara.
Director of Interconnection and Land Development
Brison Ellinghaus is a member of 174 Power Global’s Development Team serving all U.S. regions with interconnection analysis and land contract negotiations. With a focus on commercial aspects of these areas, Brison has over twenty years of cross-functional experience in utility-scale wind and solar power plant development ranging from project financial analysis through PPA negotiations, land use agreements, resource assessment, interconnection and permitting. Brison’s expertise includes an intimate understanding of the CAISO procedures and interconnection related matters. He has a B.S. from Trinity College in Hartford, CT and an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin.