Green Charge Names Tanya Willacy General Counsel

Santa Clara, Calif. October 27, 2016 – Green Charge today announced Tanya Willacy as its general counsel. Tanya is responsible for overseeing corporate policies, intellectual property, risk management and corporate transactions. For the past thirteen years, Tanya has developed her legal expertise in renewable and clean energy transactions, including solar, and energy storage. Green Charge is the largest provider of commercial energy storage in the United States with more than 55 megawatt-hours of energy storage projects in operation or under construction in school districts, retail, government, and utility properties.

“Tanya’s extensive background and business understanding will be instrumental in driving Green Charge’s continued growth in the energy sector,” said Vic Shao, CEO at Green Charge.  “She is a passionate ambassador for clean energy, and we welcome her expertise, knowledge, and understanding of the energy storage market.”

Most recently Tanya served as the Head of Legal for SunEdison’s North America Distributed Generation division where she served as the lead attorney for the channel partners group working on M&A  and joint development of solar projects. Prior to SunEdison, she spent thirteen years with Pacific Gas and Electric Company, where she was lead counsel on multiple renewable energy initiatives. At PG&E she helped launch the utility’s first energy storage solicitation. This included efforts to purchase energy storage services and build projects on a standalone basis or with solar. Tanya began her legal practice at the law firm of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP working on securities offerings and mergers and acquisitions. She holds a  JD from New York University School of Law and a BA in Political Science from Stanford University.

About Green Charge
Green Charge has been designing and deploying commercial energy storage since 2009, with systems installed throughout the United States. Backed by ENGIE, the largest independent power producer in the world, Green Charge’s mission is to use energy storage to power the world efficiently and sustainably. Our team is comprised of top energy storage industry experts, who provide performance-based solutions to optimize the value of energy for our customers. Our ecosystem of solar, EV charging, and energy efficiency partners allows our customers to combine energy storage and renewables easily and economically. Delivering all these capabilities with the least possible risk is the Green Charge Power Efficiency Agreement—a shared-savings model that puts the power of energy storage in customers’ hands with no capital outlay.

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Anne Smith
Green Charge Networks
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