Spearmint Energy has named Peter Ok. Rood, former chief improvement officer at GlidePath Power Solutions LLC, as chief improvement officer. In this position, Rood will oversee the event, building and operations of Spearmint’s battery energy storage initiatives.
Rood brings practically 20 years of trade expertise to Spearmint, most just lately main the creation of an energy storage pipeline of over 3.3 GW / 11 GWh throughout 20+ main U.S. power markets together with constructing the staff and infrastructure to help it. Having deployed over $4 billion of capital throughout 2.9 GW of developed capability all through his profession, Rood will leverage his observe file to advance Spearmint’s battery energy storage improvement pipeline.
“Peter is a seasoned battery energy storage project developer, whose proven construction management, project financing, transaction and off-take experience will play a critical role in the successful growth of Spearmint’s BESS portfolio,” says Andrew Waranch, founder, president and CEO of Spearmint. “We look forward to benefiting from Peter’s expertise managing greenfield development through construction and deep network of counterparty relationships as we build upon our robust pipeline of opportunities. We are thrilled to welcome him to the Spearmint team.”
“I am excited to join Spearmint at a defining time for the North American battery energy storage industry, as both the opportunity and demand for BESS developments continue to flourish,” provides Rood. “As a battery energy storage developer, owner, operator and trader, Spearmint is well-positioned to quickly become a market leader in helping to reduce grid volatility and increase system resiliency. Revolution is just the first battery energy storage project in what I am confident will soon become a significant portfolio of assets that help to reduce carbon emissions in a responsible and efficient way.”
At GlidePath, Rood was answerable for establishing and executing all improvement actions associated to the corporate’s battery, solar, wind and gasoline technology portfolio within the U.S. Previously, he served as a vice chairman for Renewable Energy Systems (RES) Americas Inc. Rood served in development-related roles at NRStor Inc., General Compression Inc., and Acciona Energy North America.