Mr. Norton focuses on new deal origination and execution in US renewables, energy storage, energy efficiency, and energy technology. He has more than twelve years of experience in the energy industry with a background that includes positions in investment banking, renewable energy development, venture capital, and project management.
Prior to Javelin, Patrick worked for Energy Foundry, an early stage energy focused venture capital fund, and Marathon Capital, a renewable energy focused investment bank. While at Energy Foundry and Marathon, Patrick worked on M&A transactions, capital raises, project financings, and direct equity investments. Patrick also spent several years developing utility scale wind projects in the US for Nordex and Suzlon.
Mr. Norton holds a MBA from the London Business School and a BS in Engineering from Purdue University. He holds Series 63 and 79 securities licenses.
As we know, huge amounts of solar and storage sit in interconnection queues waiting for approval, and advertised "pipeline" is only part of the story for potential investors to consider. That said, a huge amount of deployment awaits smart investors in 2021 and beyond. We will look at how to evaluate the quality and feasibility of solar and storage project pipelines so that you can pick the winners, discount risky projects, and maintain a competitive investment bid. Case studies will illustrate our discussion points, taken from successful activity in the market and we will discuss: