January 5, 2017
Alevo™, the Energy Storage Provider, has today announced the appointment of Peter Heintzelman as Group Chief Financial Officer. Heintzelman brings a wealth of international management and board level experience, having conducted strategic planning and successful financial management for major energy businesses around the world.
Heintzelman joins from T5 Oil & Gas, a privately-funded E&P (exploration and production) firm, where his responsibilities as CFO included leading corporate and organic upstream transactions across Africa and the Middle East and maintaining a strong following in the financial markets. He brings over 25 years’ experience in the energy and energy investment banking sectors globally, with a background that includes Head of Energy roles with Standard Bank, and senior management positions at Halliburton and Enron.
“The battery storage market is poised to expand rapidly in 2017 and I am keen to be part of that process,” explained Heintzelman. “Alevo’s GridBank advanced battery technology and the high performance computing and analytics capabilities provided by Alevo Analytics are key differentiators for the company. It is clearly a successful and expanding business and I look forward to the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.”
In addition to bringing a wealth of international management experience in regions such as Africa, Asia, MENA and OECD, as CFO Heintzelman will provide comprehensive financial leadership skills including strategy, systems and corporate governance, risk identification and management, and capital raising. He replaces Larus Arnason who returns to his native Iceland.
“We are proud to add Peter to an already strong leadership team at Alevo. He is well regarded in the financial sector, with great expertise in financial management and successfully growing businesses,” said Per Dybwad, CEO at Alevo. “His appointment enables us to accelerate the growth of Alevo as a global energy storage provider.”
Alevo, a leading provider of energy storage is redefining energy as a developer, manufacturer and provider of grid-scale energy storage solutions featuring GridBank™ & Alevo Analytics. GridBank Lithium-Ion batteries feature a proprietary inorganic electrolyte (Alevolyte™), which is non-flammable and offers extreme long life and stability. Alevo’s vertically engineered turnkey energy storage solution can be placed anywhere on the electricity supply chain, to reduce energy waste, lower greenhouse gases and other emissions, create efficiencies and lower costs. Founded in 2009, Alevo is headquartered in Switzerland with GridBank manufacturing in the US.
About Alevo Analytics
Alevo Analytics provides advanced analytics and simulation capabilities, business intelligence and advisory services with a primary focus on the power and energy sectors as well as real time software solutions for SCADA, EMS and Analytics IQ databases. Alevo Analytics collaborates with customers to provide unique insights regarding where the deployment of distributed energy resources will yield the greatest benefits while demonstrating the efficiencies which can be realized across the electricity supply chain.
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