Welcome to Episode 123 of SunCast, Solar Warriors!
Today's entrepreneur journey leads us down the path of a seasoned energy industry exec who finally ventured out on his own, and after a couple years developing their portfolio, he successfully sold the company to none other than Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Group!
Bruce Levy has worked in the power and energy industry for more than 35 years. He's run a major International Utility, a US IPP with 7GW of assets, and is Currently Founder, President and CEO of BMR Energy. Virgin Group acquired the Caribbean and Latin America project developer in 2016, and Bruce and his team are considered among the region's experts on clean energy deployment.
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Today's episode is also brought to you in collaboration with PV Magazine USA.
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Bruce's recent article describing BMR's due diligence efforts to improve energy infrastructure longevity in Latin American & Caribbean communities in the face of increasing storm severity
BMR's recent project in St. Croix. You can find more information about this project on their website here
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About the Host of SunCast:
Nico Johnson is the creator and host of SunCast, a regular conversation with Solar Industry professionals who are leading in emerging solar markets. The content of the show is geared towards listeners looking for insights on where the markets are headed, how to position themselves or their companies, and what today's market leaders do to stay ahead of the pack.
Nico is a 10-year veteran of the solar industry, having led development in the US and Latin America for global companies like Trina Solar and Conergy. He served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Guatemala and is considered one of the market's leading experts on solar PV expansion in the region.
Nico can be reached on Linked In https://www.linkedin.com/in/nickalus