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About Us

We are passionately pursuing a world where clean power is accessible and affordable for all.

Our Experience


At PureGen Power, our mission is to accelerate the transition to clean energy and protect precious natural resources for future generations. We creatively solve financing, technical and operating challenges with our extensive industry expertise. Our ability to efficiently acquire and operate solar power plants is based on 50+ years and 4+ GW of combined experience with global solar projects. Count on us to execute streamlined transactions that monetize long-term project values today.

Our Vision for Clean Energy


Potential

PureGen Power works hard to understand the full potential of your solar assets. We’re committed to low-cost, low-burden transactions that provide competitive value as quickly and easily as possible.

Purpose

We believe electricity should be generated without fossil fuels or greenhouse gases. With your solar assets and our long-term ownership, we can build a future for 100% clean energy — together.

Passion

At PureGen Power, we aim high, work hard and value creativity and commitment. Whether you’re a project owner, service provider, project offtaker or counterparty, we’ll apply our passion to exceed your expectations.

Our Team


David Brochu

David Brochu

Chief Executive Officer |

Before founding PureGen Power, David led the development, construction and operation of thousands of MW of solar projects and billions of dollars of profitable investment as CEO of Recurrent Energy and President and CEO of UPC Solar. He earned an MS in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University and a BS from Texas A&M University.

I am honored to be working with this great team who wants to make every owner we work with a happy seller and a friend for life.
Mitch Randall

Mitch Randall

President & Chief Legal Officer |

Prior to co-founding PureGen Power, Mitch previously served as President of Recurrent Energy, where he led the development, financing and construction of utility-scale solar projects. Earlier in his career, he was a partner at Morrison & Foerster LLP. He earned his Juris Doctor from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, and a BS from the University of Colorado.

Our team is laser-focused on maximizing solar power plant production and value. With improvements in technology and continuing cost declines, solar will continue to become more competitive.
Andre DeVilbiss

André DeVilbiss

Senior Vice President, Origination & Acquisitions |

André has more than 15 years of renewable energy and finance experience. He previously served as Senior Vice President at Recurrent Energy, where he developed over 500 MW of operating solar projects and led all strategic development activities. Prior to Recurrent Energy, André was Vice President at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Securities, where he worked with Fortune 500 companies on debt financings. He earned his MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, and a BA in Economics from the University of Chicago.

I’m excited to help project owners realize the value of their operating solar assets with a win-win approach and a smooth, efficient transaction process.
Velvet Voelz

Velvet Voelz

Vice President, Asset Management |

Velvet has extensive asset management experience in the renewable energy sector. She previously served as Director, Asset Management for Recurrent Energy, as well as working for GCL Solar, Pacific Gas & Electric Company and Fotowatio Renewable Ventures. She holds an MBA and MS in Environmental Management from the University of San Francisco.

I enjoy working with PureGen’s talented team to maximize investor returns by optimizing asset performance, reducing operating costs and implementing innovative solutions to technical challenges.
Jim Domencich

Jim Domencich

Vice President, Finance |

Prior to joining PureGen Power, Jim served as Senior Manager, Project Finance, at Recurrent Energy and Senior Analyst at Viseon Energy. He earned an MS in Operations Research from Florida Institute of Technology, an MBA from the University of Notre Dame and a BA in Economics from Ripon College.

I’m proud to be a part of PureGen’s contribution to a 100% clean energy future through continued improvement in the technology and management of our solar power plants.
Trevor Curry

Trevor Curry

Vice President, Engineering |

Trevor has more than a decade of experience optimizing design and providing strategy using economics-based engineering approaches to over 5 GW of clean power plants. He previously served as Director, Engineering at Recurrent Energy and has also worked at Black & Veatch, Sargent & Lundy and American Electric Power. He holds an Executive MBA from Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, a BS in Electrical Engineering from The Ohio State University and is a licensed Professional Engineer in Illinois and California.

I am excited to be a part of this passionate team dedicated to bringing the world closer to a purely clean energy future by leveraging optimal technologies, enhanced economics and multifaceted industry expertise, while ensuring maximum grid-connected reliability.

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