174 Power Global is a leading solar and energy storage project developer focused on North America’s utility energy market. The company is wholly owned by the Hanwha Energy Corporation, and is headquartered in Irvine, California. With deep expertise across the full spectrum of the project development cycle, 174 Power Global works closely with utilities, landowners, local communities, financial investors and other partners to build highly productive projects throughout North America.
174 Power Global is uniquely positioned to become a leader in the Green Hydrogen and Digital Infrastructure economies by leveraging its core strength in utility-scale PV and ESS generation development and operation to fuel the growth of both emerging industries.
Proven Track Record
Since its formation in 2017, 174 Power Global has developed over 1 GW of operational solar projects, signed over 3 GW of power purchase agreements (PPAs) with more than 8 GW of additional solar projects and 10GWh of ESS projects in the development pipeline. 174 Power Global was ranked as the 2018 number #1 solar project development company in the United States by Wood Mackenzie (by project size).
174 Power Global is also the parent company of the Texas retail energy company, Chariot Energy.
Our team has decades of experience in developing, financing,
constructing and operating energy projects.
Henry brings over 20 years of executive leadership, and as CEO has led the growth of 174 Power Global from the start-up stage to industry leader. Henry has authored numerous publications and was awarded 4 U.S. patents. He holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and Ph.D. in Engineering from the University of Washington.
As COO and General Counsel, Carolyn has over 18 years of experience in corporate, M&A, venture capital, and litigation areas of law. Previously in charge of legal and regulatory affairs for various Hanwha divisions, she holds a B.A. in Political Science and M.A. in Sociology from Stanford and a J.D. from Cornell Law School.
David is the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Strategy Officer for Hanwha Energy USA Holdings Corp. Prior to joining Hanwha, he headed the US West Region for EY’s Operational Transaction Services and has held a number of executive roles at HP and LG Electronics in corporate development, strategy and planning, and operations. David was also a partner at McKinsey & Company with a focus on energy and technology. He spent more than ten years working in Asia, including emerging markets. David was a double major in chemical engineering and economics at Rice University and received an MBA from The Wharton School with a major in Finance.
Mr. Kim has more than 25 years of experience in leadership roles, most recently as the CCO for 174 Power Global. He has held a number of executive roles within Hanhwa Group across IPP development, power retail business, downstream solar and real estate development and investments. His career spans the globe from the U.S. to Korea, India and Europe.
Sajjad joined the 174 Power Global family in 2019 as the Chief Information Officer. He is a proven technology leader with 20+ years of experience in the industry. He brings his entrepreneurial vision and advanced technical and business knowledge to deliver consistent positive business outcomes. Sajjad is a meticulous problem solver and excellent at directing multiple initiatives within highly mission-critical technology platforms.
Larry brings over 26 years of experience in energy business development with the last 14 in renewable energy. He has developed a 1.2 GW project pipeline for 174 Power Global in the US. Larry holds a M.S. in Geology from University of California, Davis, and an MBA from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management.
Deborah brings 25 years of experience in the global energy sector, spearheading developments of renewable and fossil fuel power projects. During her tenure at 174 Power Global, Deborah has successfully advanced the development of nearly 1 GW of solar projects. She holds a Master’s degree in International Economics (UCSD), a B.A. in both Political Science and French Linguistics at UC Irvine.
Tom is a recent addition to 174 Power Global and is focused on managing a team for development of Energy Storage Systems in the US market. He brings 12 years of experience working in solar and energy storage. Tom holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Penn State University.
Hao brings an extensive background in finance across M&A advisory, corporate development, and corporate treasury management. Hao joined Hanwha in 2011 and has held several positions before joining 174 Power Global. Hao is a Chartered Financial Analyst with an MBA in Finance and Accounting from the A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University.
Pauline Ung has over 20 years of experience with national law firms and in-house for various industries, including renewable energy. She has held legal leadership roles at global & national public and private companies. She received her J.D. from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University.
AJ brings two decades of experience in accounting and finance including 7 years with Big 4 accounting firms, 3 years with a public company, and 10 years in the solar industry. Most recently, AJ was leading the corporate finance and planning department at Q CELLS USA as Chief Financial Officer. AJ is a CPA with a B.A. in Business Administration from Korea University.
Green Bond (2022)
174 Power Global has successfully issued a Green Bond, the proceeds from which have facilitated the financing and refinancing of new and existing solar projects. Moody’s Investors Service has assigned an Aa2 rating to the proposed backed senior unsecured US dollar green notes issued by 174 Power Global and guaranteed by Korea Development Bank in 2019 and re-issued by 174 Power Global and guaranteed by The Export-Import Bank of Korea in 2022.