SAN FRANCISCO — Renewable Energy Trust Capital, Inc. (RET Capital) has named Michael Young as Vice President, Legal and Administration. Young will add significantly to RET’s transaction efforts in the areas of asset acquisition and finance, as well as provide additional general oversight in legal and administrative areas.
“Michael brings years of first-rate experience in navigating the legal framework of energy project development,” said John A. Bohn, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of RET Capital, an independent renewable finance platform focused on lowering the cost of capital for renewable energy developers and other industry stakeholders. “His expertise in conventional and renewable energy projects is highly regarded.”
Young joins RET Capital from GCL Solar Energy Inc., where he served as General Counsel and was responsible for all legal matters related to the development, financing and operation of utility scale PV solar projects in the United States, Japan, Puerto Rico and India. Prior to GCL, Young served as Vice President, General Counsel, at Hay Solar Holdings ULC, a start-up renewable energy development company, where he was involved in the development of a distributed generation portfolio in Ontario, Canada.
Young’s experience also includes serving as Senior Attorney and Business Developer at Montgomery Energy Partners LP, Vice President and Senior Corporate Counsel at NorthWestern Energy, and Assistant General Counsel at NRG Energy Inc.