Who we are

Korsail Energy is an offtake-focused development company with the reach and experience to bring projects to fruition. We are private equity backed, well capitalized and actively looking to develop projects across the country.

Our Development Approach

End to End Development

Korsail develops projects from start to finish. We take the responsibility of ensuring your project’s success seriously and rely on our experience in all phases of development to ensure it gets built right.

Community Focused

Every project we develop is done in partnership with, and for the benefit of, the local community. From providing jobs, to increasing the tax base, to funding public works projects, we measure success by the impact we’re able to have on the communities we join.

Mission Driven

We rely on our deep industry knowledge and experience to create best in class projects and fulfill our mission of providing carbon-free energy to communities across the country.

Meet Our Team

Don Buchholz

VICE PRESIDENT, DEVELOPMENT

DON BUCHHOLZ

Don leads development efforts for Korsail Energy. In this role, he is responsible for overseeing the development and management of renewable energy projects including market analysis, site identification, community and landowner outreach, property leases, feasibility studies, and state and local permitting.

He brings 6 years of solar and commercial real estate development experience to the team, with previous project development roles at Silicon Ranch and Hexagon Energy. Don holds a B.S. in Engineering Science and an M.E. in Civil Engineering, both from Vanderbilt University.

Tucker Delehey

ANALYST

TUCKER DELEHEY

Tucker provides valuable analysis and support for the development of each solar project. He is responsible for conducting site analysis, facilitating broker and land-owner outreach efforts, conducting feasibility studies, coordinating permitting, and leasing land for Korsail’s solar projects.

He has over a year of commercial real estate experience and has worked meaningfully with renewable energy project financial modeling. Tucker holds a BSM in Finance, having graduated Magna Cum Laude from Tulane University.

Austin Jones

DIRECTOR, ORIGINATION

 

AUSTIN JONES

Austin spearheads the origination of purchase and sale agreements with long-term owner operators as well as power purchase agreements with energy off-takers. He also supports the team with local zoning authority coordination.  

He has a decade of energy experience in financial modeling, PPA origination, and utility scale renewable energy project acquisitions garnered form his time at Dominion Energy. Austin holds a BA in Economics from the University of Virginia.

Stephen Maloney

ANALYST

 

STEPHEN MALONEY

Stephen supports the development of solar projects from initial land search efforts through NTP. He works closely with each team member to provide high-level insights into the process of every project and is passionate about making a positive impact on our planet. 

 

He has over a year of real estate experience and utilizes his proficiency in financial analysis to evaluate utility scale projects. Stephen holds a BS in Real Estate having graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder – Leeds School of Business.

Shalin Soni

DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER

 

SHALIN SONI

Shalin provides high value engineering outline and analysis for the development of solar projects. He is responsible for the design of solar plus storage projects, submission of interconnection applications, maintaining utility relations, and managing a portfolio of projects from initial submission through project closeout.

 

He has over two years of experience as an engineer in the commercial solar field. Shalin holds an M.S. in Energy Systems from Northeastern University.

 

About Us

Korsail Energy was founded by a group of solar finance and development experts with a com­bined 500+MW of development, funding and M&A experience. Based in Denver Colorado, we develop solar and storage projects from coast to coast. We created Korsail to leverage our unique combination of skills and create a top down, offtake-focused development company with the reach and funding to bring projects to fruition. We are private equity backed, well capitalized and actively looking to develop projects across the country. Contact us to get started on your project today.

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