Villaveces brings over a decade of energy storage industry experience
(New York, NY) November 8, 2022 – Convergent Energy and Power (Convergent), a leading provider of energy storage solutions in North America, today announced the promotion of Sebastián Villaveces as Chief Development Officer from Deputy General Counsel. Villaveces will lead the company’s corporate and commercial operations, mergers and acquisitions, and development teams.
In the rapidly growing energy storage sector, Villaveces brings over a decade of experience as a transactional lawyer advising on project development and financing, as well as other complex transactional matters in 15 jurisdictions throughout the Americas. Prior to joining Convergent in 2021, Villaveces worked at Vinson & Elkins, Herbert Smith Freehills, Cleary Gottlieb, as well as at New Fortress Energy, a global gas-to-power infrastructure company.
“The Inflation Reduction Act means that energy storage is more economical across the country, making it the right thing to do for the planet and the bottom line,” said Frank Genova, Convergent’s Chief Operating and Financial Officer. “Sebastián has demonstrated a superlative commitment to the clean energy transition and Convergent’s growth; his knowledge, creativity, and business acumen will play a critical role in our ability to capitalize on the tailwinds for the energy storage sector.”
Villaveces holds a Juris Doctorate equivalent degree from Universidad de los Andes in Colombia, a Masters of Laws from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, and a Certificate in Business Administration from Northwestern Kellogg School of Management.
“I am thrilled to step into this new role at Convergent Energy and Power because I share the company’s commitment to accelerating the clean energy transition through AI-powered energy storage,” said Villaveces. “Convergent Energy and Power is in an ideal position to capitalize on the growing demand for energy storage and opportunities to mitigate the climate crisis.”
About Convergent Energy and Power
Convergent Energy and Power (Convergent) is a leading provider of energy storage solutions in North America. Convergent has over a decade of experience financing and managing all aspects of the energy storage development cycle to help customers reduce electricity costs and increase reliability. The company’s commercial, industrial, and utility-scale assets can yield seven-figure savings while advancing the clean energy transition. Convergent’s proprietary asset management platform, PEAK IQ® leverages machine learning and deep market knowledge to optimize asset performance and maximize value. Convergent has over $500M invested in or committed to projects in operation or under development across North America. For more information, visit convergentep.com or follow us on LinkedIn or Twitter.
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