Mark Crowdis

Mark Crowdis

Partner and Co-Founder, 127 Energy

Mark has a leading role in driving renewable energy investments at 127 Energy, LLC (127), from sourcing deals to strategic direction. He began his career in renewable energy in 1997 by identifying, planning and launching a new business line for Green Mountain Energy. After three years of service he declined an opportunity to move to Houston and founded Think Energy, Inc. in 2000 building on his years of experience in the energy and environmental sectors. In addition to his leadership responsibilities for Think Energy, within the team Mark provided significant expertise on the electrical energy industry including China, India, the Caribbean, etc., having successfully developed and managed new portfolios of renewable energy products in working on more than 1 gigawatt of projects. Mark has direct insight on the retail and wholesale electricity markets and has leveraged that knowledge when helping clients define, acquire and implement renewable energy systems. Mark also drew upon an extensive background in sales and marketing when helping new renewable energy companies bring products to market quickly and profitably. Mark is a creative problem solver and is adept at corporate collaborations and negotiations. Mark is a true entrepreneurial spirit, having started his first business before he graduated college.  He holds a B.A. in History from University of California- Davis and a M.S. from the Johns Hopkins University in Environmental Science and Policy.

Finance Panel Discussion

The finance panel will be a conversation regarding the challenges and opportunities of financing of microgrids and energy storage, both nationally and internationally. The world class experts on this panel have worked on the finance of small village level microgrids to large utility scale large utility scale projects in the United States.  The panel will […]