Evan B.

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
  • Wind Energy
  • Solar Energy
  • C-Level & Leadership
  • ...


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Principal and Founder

EnPower Solutions
4 years
Current position
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
2 months
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

LightWind Development
10 months
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

Senior Engineer

Southern Power
3 years
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
5 months
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

Cadence Infrastructure
10 months
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

Reiver Biomass
5 months
Dec 2011 - May 2012
Chief Operating Officer of Reiver Biomass.

Business Development Consultant

Wells Real Estate Funds
1 year
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.
3 years
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

Intrinergy, LLC
3 years
Nov 2003 - Jun 2006
Founded renewable energy company focused on merchant gasification development. Grew company from three people to over 100.

Business Development Manager

Colfax Corporation
2 years
May 2002 - Nov 2003
Managed global acquisitions and divestitures focused on Western European fluid handling businesses.

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Wind Energy
  • Solar Energy
  • Energy & Utilities

Role experience

  • C-Level & Leadership
  • Strategy & Business Development
  • Engineering


  • Renewable Energy
  • Biomass