Dirk van Ouwerkerk is the Senior Vice President of Storage Development at Soltage. Dirk has more than 15 years of experience across the energy value chain including in power trading, renewables, energy efficiency, and cleantech. Prior to joining Soltage, Dirk headed up the microgrids business for infrastructure developer Anbaric. Previously, Dirk had a successful career as strategy consultant for Corporate Value Associates in Paris and Monitor Group in Chicago. Dirk holds a degree in Civil and International Law from Leiden University in the Netherlands.
-What can be done to source supply for your projects?
-Vertical integration and securing mining facility grants of JV’s to bolster domestic supply chains
-Raw materials availability from suppliers and material development
-Where along the value chain does your business sit?