[Toronto, ON – February 13, 2024] — Peak Power, a leading cleantech company pioneering the energy transition, is thrilled to announce the appointment of Katherine Hamilton to its Board of Directors. With an illustrious career as an international policy expert and recognized as one of the 500 most influential people in Washington, DC, Katherine’s wealth of experience will bolster Peak Power’s mission of revolutionizing the energy sector.
Katherine Hamilton currently serves as the Chair of 38 North Solutions with an expertise in clean power and climate technology and policy. Her career highlights include being a long-time host of The Energy Gang podcast, a regular contributor to The Carbon Copy podcast, and leadership roles in numerous World Economic Forum councils. Additionally, Katherine is Vice Chair of the board of Greentown Labs and a Non-Executive Director at Smarter Grid Solutions.
“We are excited to welcome Katherine Hamilton to Peak Power. Her extensive knowledge and leadership in policy and the regulatory landscape in the US will be invaluable as we continue to expand our presence there,” said Derek Lim Soo, CEO of Peak Power.
Peak Power uses distributed energy resources like battery energy storage and innovative software solutions to transform the energy sector by lowering energy costs, reducing GHG emissions, and increasing grid resilience.
Katherine Hamilton’s appointment to the Peak Power board aligns with Innovation, Science and Development Canada’s 50-30 Challenge, promoting gender parity in leadership teams and boards within Canadian companies. Peak Power is proud to contribute to this initiative and believes that diversity in leadership positions is essential for driving innovation and success in the clean energy sector.
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Peak Power is a cleantech company operating in Ontario, New York, New England, and California. Peak Power offers a full end-to-end solution to commercial and industrial customers to reduce energy costs and pursue net zero goals. Along with financing and development partners, they deploy, operate, optimize, and maintain battery energy storage systems. Their flagship software, Peak Synergy, provides energy management solutions to asset owners. Peak Power has ~175 MWh of battery and electric vehicle capacity under contract or committed.
In 2023, Peak Power raised $35 Million USD in a Series A investment round led by Greenbacker Capital Management LLC, to accelerate the deployment of energy storage and software solutions into the US. Prior investors include Osmington Inc., BDC Capital, Export Development Canada, Hatch, Sensata Technologies, and The Atmospheric Fund.