GreenWizard, a cloud-based product management and project collaboration solution that simplifies building efficient, healthy, and sustainable buildings, added Greg Kats as a strategic advisor. Kats is an internationally recognized leader in renewable energy, green buildings, and the LEED standard, as well as private placement financing.
Kats currently serves as president of Capital E, a clean energy and investment advisory firm. He served for five years as the director of financing for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy at the U.S. DOE, where he led national programs to develop and deploy renewable energy, energy efficiency, and advanced building technologies. Kats is currently heading up a national effort to scale energy efficiency financing.
Kats recently introduced and negotiated a $100 million dollar strategic investment by St. Gobain in the electrochromic firm Sage. He is known for his initiation and development of a partnership with TIAA-CREF establishing a unique clean tech co-investment vehicle to invest in energy efficiency and green building opportunities. Kats also served for five years as managing director and venture partner of Good Energies, where he led investments in clean energy and green buildings.
As an advisor, Kats will work closely with the GreenWizard management team to leverage its world-class green-product database, its LEED credit-modeling software, and its cloud-based workflow software solutions. +