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Potentia Solar Inc
Brookfield Place,, 161 Bay St #2220, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Industry : Renewable Energy
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Since Nov, 2016
About Company

Potentia Renewables is an Independent Power Producer focused on developing, owning and operating solar photovoltaic energy systems for rooftop and ground installations. Our proven technology and demonstrated track record of delivering solar-powered electricity into Ontario’s energy mix enables communities to lessen their reliance on fossil-based fuels.

With the strong financial backing of investors committed to our long-term success and the significant, combined industry experience of our team, we have become a leading solar provider. Potentia Renewables is well-capitalized and benefits from the strong financial backing of investors committed to our long-term success.

Mission, Vision & Social Responsibility

Potentia Renewables’s philosophy stems from the fundamental belief that long-term economic growth should not, and need not, be achieved at the expense of the environment. We believe that communities who break the correlation between fossil fuel energy consumption and economic growth create a sustainable platform for business growth through the reduction of cost and risk.

Our Mission

To have a positive, substantial impact in helping the world eliminate its reliance on fossil-based fuels.

Our Vision

To be the de facto renewable energy provider, supplying business with economical, on-site solar energy that reduces costs and environmental footprint.

Corporate social responsibility

As a solar power producing company, corporate social responsibility is not only important to us – it’s an essential component to our continued growth and success.


Potentia Renewables is well-capitalized and benefits from the strong financial backing of investors committed to our long-term success.

Potentia Renewables Inc. is 100% owned by Power Energy Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Power Corporation of Canada.

Our Team

With more than 40 employees, Potentia Renewables’s growing team includes engineers, project managers, designers, construction, regulatory and support staff.

Our team has a breadth of experience comprising a diverse and complementary range of skill sets and backgrounds in the power, real estate, financial, and information technology industries as well as environmental management.

Management Team

The depth of experience in our management team is unmatched in the Canadian solar industry, and our diverse backgrounds are unified by our commitment to solar energy as a component of a sustainable economic future.

Jeff Jenner, Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Jenner has founded, built and successfully sold or merged three renewable energy development companies in the past ten years.

From 2009 to 2013 Mr. Jenner founded and was the CEO and Director of Renewable Energy Developers Inc., which was also traded on the TSX under the symbol RDZ. During this time, he led acquisitions aiming to achieve 144 MW of operating assets and 137 MW contracted development prior to a merger with Capstone Infrastructure (TSX:CSE) for ~ $235 Million Enterprise Value. From 2007 to 2009 Mr. Jenner was Senior VP and Canadian Country Senior Officer for the largest IPP in the world. Prior to 2007, he was the co-founder, CFO and Secretary of Ventus Energy Inc. before its sale to GDF Suez for ~$200 Million Enterprise Value.

Mr. Jenner has an Honours Bachelor of Mathematics degree from the University of Waterloo and has obtained the Chartered Accountants designation in 1985, as well as the Chartered Business Valuators designation in 1990. He has been on the executive committee for the Canadian Wind Energy Association for three years ended 2014, serving as Vice Chair and Treasurer

Chris Asimakis, President & Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Asimakis was co-founder of Potentia and as President and Chief Operating Officer is responsible for the development and execution of corporate strategy and operations. Formerly Chief Operating Officer of Enwave Energy Corporation, he oversaw the construction and commissioning of Enwave's flagship renewable energy project, Deep Lake Water Cooling. Prior to joining Enwave, Mr. Asimakis was General Manager of Key Account Sales and Engineering at Toronto Hydro Energy Services.

Andrew van Doorn, Vice President, Solar Construction

Mr. van Doorn has over 17 years of construction experience in the institutional/commercial and energy infrastructure sectors. Before joining Potentia, Mr. van Doorn managed for Quanta Services the construction of 18 MW of ground mount solar farms in Ontario. He also built up and managed the electrical distribution maintenance construction department for Quanta. Earlier in his career, Mr. van Doorn founded and developed Heliotech, a private green energy producer in Quebec dealing in solar roof top installations in the institutional sector. As Vice-president of engineering he built up and managed the company engineering and construction departments. Mr. van Doorn is a past chair of the Canadian Solar Industries Association (CanSIA) and was Chairman of the Board of Directors during the creation of the Ontario RESOP program. He holds a B.Sc. in Engineering from the University of Quebec and is a licensed professional engineer in Ontario.

Jason Brimble, Vice President, Operations

Mr. Brimble has a strong technical background and over 17 years of experience in the power generation industry. He has had progressively senior roles in the regional management of power generating assets including solar, wind, hydro and gas facilities across North America. At Potentia, Jason manages operations and maintenance; environmental, health and safety design and performance; and, development of organizational strategic direction and progress reporting.

Company NamePotentia Solar Inc
Business CategoryRenewable Energy
AddressBrookfield Place,
161 Bay St #2220
PresidentChris Asimakis
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