Executive professional with 10+ years in Renewable & Biomass Energy sectors and startups
United States of America
Evan Bates has more than 20 years’ experience in leading and financing rapidly growing and mature businesses, including 10 years' experience as a senior executive in manufacturing companies focused in...see more
Energy & Utilities
C-Level & Leadership
Confirmed hourly rate
Available on short notice
Principal and Founder
Aug 2018 - Present
Solar power startup focused on designing, building, and maintaining solar power and battery storage at public facilities, providing immediate and guaranteed energy savings.
• Oversee an...see more
Vice President Of Business Development
Silicon Ranch Corporation
Jun 2018 - Aug 2018
Founded in 2011, Silicon Ranch is a fully integrated provider of customized renewable energy, carbon, and battery storage solutions for a diverse set of partners across North America. T...see more
Principal and COO
Sep 2017 - Jul 2018
LightWind is a developer of small to medium solar and wind generation facilities. LightWind Development offer our clients clean energy solutions designed to work in tandem with traditio...see more
Nov 2014 - Aug 2017
Evaluating M&A opportunities in the power industry. Southern Power builds the future of energy by investing in clean energy solutions for the customers we serve. A subsidiary of Souther...see more
Director, General Management Services
RedKnot Resource Group
Jul 2013 - Dec 2013
Executive consultant for companies on corporate strategy, corporate finance and restructuring, turnarounds, change management, partnerships, and mergers & acquisitions (M&A).
VP Business Development
May 2012 - Mar 2013
• Performed technical and financial analysis for two North American Wood Pellet manufacturing facilities.
• Consulted on two European Waste-to-Energy gasification facilities.
Chief Operating Officer
Dec 2011 - May 2012
Chief Operating Officer of Reiver Biomass.
Business Development Consultant
Wells Real Estate Funds
Sep 2010 - Nov 2011
• Identified target markets for energy investment.
• Completed engineering and feasibility studies for a 1700 GWh/yr wood pellet manufacturing plant
President and CEO
New Gas Concepts, Inc.
Jul 2006 - Sep 2009
Managed engineering and development company developing a wood chip to ammonia technology, and designing and constructing a wood pellet manufacturing plant.
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Nov 2003 - Jun 2006
Founded renewable energy company focused on merchant gasification development. Grew company from three people to over 100.
Business Development Manager
May 2002 - Nov 2003
Managed global acquisitions and divestitures focused on Western European fluid handling businesses.