Developing turnkey

FLEET SOLUTIONS

where they are needed most

ELECTRIFY YOUR FLEET

ZERO EMISSION FLEET SERVICES 

From vehicles to engineering, financing and operations, a cohesive fleet strategy is what delivers the lowest cost per mile

MOVEMENT OF GOODS is the

#1 contributor of emmissions 

that harm the HEALTH OF HUMANS AND OUR PLANET

Meet the team

Choosing a team for your critical operations that has constructed, built and operated complex projects is incredibly important

Matt LeDucq

Chief Executive Officer
  • 15+ Years of experience in renewables business
  • Overseen $5B+ in transactions in EPC, OEM and long term investments
  • Experience leading transactions for utility scale solar, community solar, stand alone storage, electric vehicle, fuel cell & microgrids
Topher Wood

Topher Wood

Chief Operating Officer
  • 13+ Years of experience in renewables
  • Over $2.5B in executed solar EPC project experience
  • Manufacturing Engineering Degree from James Madison University and a Masters in Industrial & Systems Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology
Bobby Batista

Bobby Batista

Chief Technology Officer
  • 10+ Years of experience in solar development & engineering management
  • Over 1.5GW of solar project experience
  • Known for creating & optimizing best practices for performance, engineering and equipment that become industry standards
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Prior to becoming President of Forum Energy Partners, Matt was the Executive Director of NextEra Energy’s distributed generation team where he oversaw all greenfield origination, land acquisition, early stage development and M&A. His team built the distributed generation pipeline to nearly $2B in owned assets. Matt has also held various leadership roles with Suntech, Yingli, EI Solutions and PowerLight where he started his career as a construction manager in 2003. He holds a BA from University of Hawaii at Manoa.

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As Co-Founder of both i1 Energy (now Forum Energy Partners) and Amec Foster Wheeler’s Solar EPC Group, Topher has led and grown one of the largest Solar EPC portfolios in the country. His dedication to project quality has proven successful, garnering repeat customers across regulated utilities, the military, as well as some of the largest third party financed projects in operation today. Prior to solar, Topher was supply chain and quality engineer for Toyota Motors.

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Prior to co-founding i1 Energy (now Forum Energy Partners) and Amec Foster Wheeler’s solar group, Bobby led technical development efforts for some of the early solar PPA projects and worked for Lockheed Martin’s Solar and Astrophysics Laboratory. He has also been the lead engineer for some of the largest projects in the US and Canada, optimizing the design and performance process to create $100s of millions in value to project owners. Bobby holds a mechanical engineering degree from Stanford University.

Kim Oster

Chief Strategy Officer
  • Advisor and C-suite executive with 30 years in the power industry
  • Experience includes service as Chief Strategy Officer, Chief Development Officer, Board Member or Advisor for a number of leading renewable energy and energy transition companies
  • Successfully developed and financed over $4.5 billion of power projects

 

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Kim is an executive leader with over 30 years of experience in the power industry. In addition to serving executive roles in strategy and development, Kim has successfully developed and financed over $4.5 billion of power projects. During her tenor at First Solar, Kim rose to become regional head and Vice President where she led the company’s expansion into Latin America and led the development of a 550 MW solar facility in California. Subsequently, Kim co-founded Point Reyes Energy Partners, a solar and storage development and advisory company and served as the Chief Strategy Officer at Cypress Creek Renewables as well as serving as Chief Development Officer at Aypa Power, a Blackstone storage development company. Kim graduated from Williams College and received a MBA and Masters in Environmental Studies from Yale University.

Rob Kelly

Senior Vice President Sales
  • 12+ Years in Distributed Solar Energy Development
  • 3 years of Electrification of Transportation

 

 

 

 

 

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In 2006 as the 18th employee at SolarCity, Rob made significant contributions in growing the business to employ over 10,000 people, achieve IPO, and be acquired by Tesla. While at SolarCity he originated the first commercial solar projects, created the Arizona Solar Schools Program, and a Privatized Military Housing Solar offering. From solar into the e-mobility market in 2018, he co-founded AMPLY Power a charging infrastructure service provider, where he originated the first few projects, successfully raised a series A round of funding and became the leader in Charge Management Services.

Tom Dodson

Tom Dodson

Partner
  • 20+ Years of experience in thermal & renewable power projects
  • Licensed contractor & professional engineer in 20+ states
  • Civil Engineering Degree from Cornell University; Masters Degrees from Penn State University & the University of Florida

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Prior to co-founding i1 Energy (now Forum Energy Partners), Tom was the President of Amec Foster Wheeler Power division, which he grew from $1B to over $1.8B annually. This growth was driven by focusing on integrated engineering and construction services, notably turn-key renewable projects; and his commitment to people and partnerships.

Matt LeDucq

Chief Executive Officer
  • 15+ Years of experience in renewables business
  • Overseen $5B+ in transactions in EPC, OEM and long term investments
  • Experience leading transactions for utility scale solar, community solar, stand alone storage, electric vehicle, fuel cell & microgrids
Read More

Prior to becoming President of Forum Energy Partners, Matt was the Executive Director of NextEra Energy’s distributed generation team where he oversaw all greenfield origination, land acquisition, early stage development and M&A. His team built the distributed generation pipeline to nearly $2B in owned assets. Matt has also held various leadership roles with Suntech, Yingli, EI Solutions and PowerLight where he started his career as a construction manager in 2003. He holds a BA from University of Hawaii at Manoa.

Topher Wood

Topher Wood

Chief Operating Officer
  • 13+ Years of experience in renewables
  • Over $2.5B in executed solar EPC project experience
  • Manufacturing Engineering Degree from James Madison University and a Masters in Industrial & Systems Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology
Read More

As Co-Founder of both i1 Energy (now Forum Energy Partners) and Amec Foster Wheeler’s Solar EPC Group, Topher has led and grown one of the largest Solar EPC portfolios in the country. His dedication to project quality has proven successful, garnering repeat customers across regulated utilities, the military, as well as some of the largest third party financed projects in operation today. Prior to solar, Topher was supply chain and quality engineer for Toyota Motors.

Bobby Batista

Bobby Batista

Chief Technology Officer
  • 10+ Years of experience in solar development & engineering management
  • Over 1.5GW of solar project experience
  • Known for creating & optimizing best practices for performance, engineering and equipment that become industry standards
Read More

Prior to co-founding i1 Energy (now Forum Energy Partners) and Amec Foster Wheeler’s solar group, Bobby led technical development efforts for some of the early solar PPA projects and worked for Lockheed Martin’s Solar and Astrophysics Laboratory. He has also been the lead engineer for some of the largest projects in the US and Canada, optimizing the design and performance process to create $100s of millions in value to project owners. Bobby holds a mechanical engineering degree from Stanford University.

Kim Oster

Chief Strategy Officer
  • Advisor and C-suite executive with 30 years in the power industry
  • Experience includes service as Chief Strategy Officer, Chief Development Officer, Board Member or Advisor for a number of leading renewable energy and energy transition companies
  • Successfully developed and financed over $4.5 billion of power projects
Read More

Kim is an executive leader with over 30 years of experience in the power industry. In addition to serving executive roles in strategy and development, Kim has successfully developed and financed over $4.5 billion of power projects. During her tenor at First Solar, Kim rose to become regional head and Vice President where she led the company’s expansion into Latin America and led the development of a 550 MW solar facility in California. Subsequently, Kim co-founded Point Reyes Energy Partners, a solar and storage development and advisory company and served as the Chief Strategy Officer at Cypress Creek Renewables as well as serving as Chief Development Officer at Aypa Power, a Blackstone storage development company. Kim graduated from Williams College and received a MBA and Masters in Environmental Studies from Yale University.

Rob Kelly

Senior Vice President Business Development
  • 12+ Years in Distributed Solar Energy Development
  • 3 years of Electrification of Transportation
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In 2006 as the 18th employee at SolarCity, Rob made significant contributions in growing the business to employ over 10,000 people, achieve IPO, and be acquired by Tesla. While at SolarCity he originated the first commercial solar projects, created the Arizona Solar Schools Program, and a Privatized Military Housing Solar offering. From solar into the e-mobility market in 2018, he co-founded AMPLY Power a charging infrastructure service provider, where he originated the first few projects, successfully raised a series A round of funding and became the leader in Charge Management Services.

Tom Dodson

Tom Dodson

Partner
  • 20+ Years of experience in thermal & renewable power projects
  • Licensed contractor & professional engineer in 20+ states
  • Civil Engineering Degree from Cornell University; Masters Degrees from Penn State University & the University of Florida
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Prior to co-founding i1 Energy (now Forum Energy Partners), Tom was the President of Amec Foster Wheeler Power division, which he grew from $1B to over $1.8B annually. This growth was driven by focusing on integrated engineering and construction services, notably turn-key renewable projects; and his commitment to people and partnerships.

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