ENGIE Storage names energy executive Christopher Tilley CEO

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ENGIE Storage names energy executive Christopher Tilley CEO

ENGIE Storage, formerly Green Charge named Christopher Tilley CEO. Chris comes to ENGIE Storage with 20 years of experience leading early stage high growth companies and deep experience in the energy industry.

He succeeds Founder Vic Shao who will remain with the company as chairman and will lead international energy storage business development efforts on behalf of ENGIE.

Prior to joining ENGIE Storage, Chris worked at Alta Energy as chief strategy officer where he helped guide the expansion of service offerings for large corporate customers. Prior to Alta, Chris was CEO of SunLink, a balance of system equipment and service provider to the solar industry where he grew the company from its earliest stages to market leader.

Prior to SunLink, Chris was president & CFO of Prevalent Power, a California solar power integrator. Earlier in his career, Chris worked at Bechtel, Booz Allen and Santander Investment with a focus on the energy sector. Chris holds a BSME from LSU, an MSME from Purdue University, and an MBA from INSEAD in France.

ENGIE Storage is ranked the number one distributed energy storage company by Navigant Research. The company’s suite of intelligent energy storage solutions, powered by GridSynergy, lowers electric bills for business and public-sector customers, works synergistically with solar PV installations, and provides utilities with cost effective grid services.