William Golove, PhD

VP of Business Development

William Golove, PhD, vice president, business development, is responsible for Amber Kinetics’ international sales and marketing. Throughout his distinguished career, Dr. Golove has been responsible for the development of $2B+ of clean energy projects in operation, under construction or in late-stage financing.

Before joining the team, Dr. Golove was chief development officer for Trianon Power. He negotiated the EPC and O&M-related agreements for a 158 MW wind farm in Senegal and the sale of two wind projects in Texas. Earlier, he served as executive director, project development, for Northland Power, Inc.  In that role, he introduced the company to 100+ wind development projects. From 2010 until 2013, Bill was the chief development officer for Tri Global Energy; he built a project pipeline in excess of 5GW of which nearly 2GW has been monetized. While a scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Dr. Golove led development of behind-the-meter energy projects.

Bill holds B.A., M.A., M.B.A., and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California at Berkeley. He is a two-time recipient of the U.S. Presidential Award for Leadership in Federal Energy Management. He has 40+ professional and academic publications and has given in excess of 100 professional talks. He serves on the non-profit board governing the University of California, College of Natural Resources Alumni Association.