O’Flynn brings wealth of experience to Powin as the company scales, prepares for year of record deployment
Portland, OR, (January 19, 2022) — Powin LLC (Powin), a global leader in the design and manufacture of safe and scalable battery energy storage solutions, today announced that Tom O’Flynn has joined as Chief Financial Officer. O’Flynn is a veteran renewable energy leader with a successful record of supporting clean energy companies and driving initiatives behind the global energy transition.
Over the course of his 30-year career in the electric power and utilities sectors, O’Flynn has served as an executive at public companies and is a director on public and private boards. O’Flynn is a Venture Partner with Energy Impact Partners, an investor in Powin. Previously, O’Flynn was Chief Financial Officer at AES Corporation. During his eight-year tenure at AES, O’Flynn also served as Head of U.S. Renewables and successfully led the company through a significant transformation, including a major transition to renewables and green energy to significantly improve the company’s growth profile and reduce its carbon footprint. Earlier in his career, O’Flynn was Chief Financial Officer of PSEG, a publicly traded, diversified energy company, and Managing Director of the North American Power Group at Morgan Stanley.
Geoff Brown, CEO of Powin, said, “As Powin heads into a monumental year of deployment and revenue growth, we are thrilled that Tom is joining the team to help us continue to scale sustainably and deliver industry-leading value and reliability. Tom’s perspective and success as a chief financial officer of a public company, his financial expertise, industry credibility and his outstanding leadership qualities will be an invaluable addition to the Powin team as we build the future of energy.”
O’Flynn commented, “Energy storage is critical to reaching climate goals across the world and Powin’s safe and cost-effective energy storage solutions are revolutionizing the way energy is generated, transmitted and distributed for utilities, IPPs and energy consumers worldwide. I’m excited to join the team to help Powin build its success as a leader in the energy storage market.”
For nearly the past decade, Powin has worked to advance its patented battery management technology and develop market leading product offerings. Headquartered in Tualatin, Oregon, Powin has built over 2,000 MWh of systems, in 12 states and 8 countries. Powin has a contracted pipeline to supply over 5,000 MWh of energy storage systems globally over the next three years.
About Powin, LLC (Powin):
As a global leader in the design and manufacture of safe and scalable battery energy storage solutions, Powin supplies the software and hardware to the growing volume of next generation energy storage projects that will transform the grid, enable high levels of renewable generation and put conventional generators out of business. To learn more, please visit www.powin.com.