A team focused on your success.

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Explore our culture.

When you choose NovaSource, you’ll know your O&M provider, top to bottom. We deliver turnkey support across the renewables project lifecycle, working to prevent and solve problems all along the way. Our long-term client relationships tell the story best — and proof of our quality is in our performance.

Built to drive performance …

  • Foster a culture of growth and development
  • Master-mentors build expert teams with longstanding relationships
  • Empowered technicians take on-target actions
  • Accessible leadership nurture a problem-solving culture

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our experience

NovaSource Power Services is your new O&M service partner — but our pedigree is as old as the solar industry itself. Our core team came together in the 1990s at solar industry pioneer, PowerLight, acquired by SunPower in 2006. We became NovaSource Power Services in 2020.

At NovaSource, safety is an agile discipline. We invest in continuous, customized safety training to empower every technician and protect each client. Our constant attention to safety means we stand ready to address challenges that may derail other providers.

We are built from the ground up to scale with your renewables portfolio around the world. Our team is poised with the capabilities to drive innovation across the design, maintenance, and management of off-grid, commercial, industrial, and utility scale solar projects. That’s how we empower a renewable world.

Meet our leadership team

Our leaders are innovative thinkers with an impressive range of experiences, backgrounds, and achievements. They each have one thing in common—to empower a renewable world.

Troy Lauterbach Chief Executive Officer NovaSource Power Services
Mike Belikoff President – North America NovaSource Power Services
Timo Moeller President – International NovaSource Power Services
Joe Gaggero Vice President, Business Enablement NovaSource Power Services
Jessica Bennett General Counsel NovaSource Power Services
Keith Muncy Chief Financial Officer NovaSource Power Services
Michael Gantt Vice President, Products & Strategy NovaSource Power Services
Frank Kelly Vice President, Value Creation NovaSource Power Services
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Troy Lauterbach
Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Troy Lauterbach is the co-founder of NovaSource’s Power Services and serves as CEO, responsible for strategy and development.

Prior to joining NovaSource Mr. Lauterbach served as Senior Vice President of First Solar’s EPC and O&M divisions, where he is focused on delivering high quality power plants and services to First Solar’s customers. 

Mr. Lauterbach started his energy career with Calpine Corporation, where he served in various capacities within the plant optimization group. In 2008, Mr. Lauterbach joined the SunPower and led commercial roles in both O&M and Development. 

Mr. Lauterbach has a Bachelor of Science in computer information systems from Oklahoma Christian University and an MBA from Colorado State University.

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Mike Belikoff
President – North America
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Timo Moeller
President – International

Mr. Timo Moeller is the Vice President and Managing Director of NovaSource Power Services EMEA and APAC business, responsible for the strategic growth and operational excellence in the international markets.

Prior to joining NovaSource, Mr. Moeller served as Head of Commercial and Revenue of First Solar’s Energy Services division, where he had the mandate to grow the market leadership position in the solar O&M space.

Mr. Moeller started his renewable energy career in 2006 when he joined First Solar in Germany. He moved to the United States in 2011 to establish a global post-sales service organization for First Solar. 

Mr. Moeller has an Electrical Engineering degree from the Technical College Worms, Germany and a Business Management degree (MBA equivalent) with specialization in Information Management from the Academy of Administration and Business Management Mannheim, Germany.

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Joe Gaggero
Vice President, Business Enablement

Joe Gaggero is currently the Vice President of Business Enablement at NovaSource Power Services where he oversees a variety of support services, including Information Technology, Operational Technology, EHS, Business Analytics, Supply Chain, and Training.  

Prior to joining NovaSource, Joe was the Chief Operating Office at SunSystem Technology leading national change initiatives for improved scale and operational efficiency.  He also spent several years in consulting, working for McChrystal Group and Deloitte doing management, leadership and technology consulting for Fortune 500 organizations.  

Joe earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of San Diego, and his MBA from the Paul Merage School of Business at UC Irvine.

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Jessica Bennett
General Counsel

Jessica began her legal career at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP and Vinson & Elkins LLP in New York before joining a client’s private investment vehicle and its NYSE-listed energy company as a vice president. Throughout her career, Jessica has advised boards of directors and senior management of, and institutional investors in, publicly-traded companies and private equity investment firms and their portfolio companies on matters ranging from general corporate matters to IPOs, M&A and complex commercial transactions. Prior to law school, Jessica worked in The White House.

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Keith Muncy
Chief Financial Officer
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Michael Gantt
Vice President, Products & Strategy

Mr. Gantt joined NovaSource Power Service in May of 2021 and leads the Growth function of the company where he is responsible for Strategy, Products and Business Development.

Prior to joining NovaSource Power Services, Mr. Gantt lead Asset Management and EPC for First Solar as well as a number of special projects for the Executive Management team.

Mr. Gantt is also a 67% owner, Chairman of the Board, and Legal Representative of NBT (Baicheng) New Energy Development Co, Ltd., a 50MW wind farm located in Northeast China, which he acquired in late 2013 and restructured.

Prior to acquiring Baicheng, from early 2006 to late 2012, Mr. Gantt was CEO and Executive Director of Huatong Energy, a natural gas distribution and transportation company based in Shanghai, China with subsidiaries in 11 Provinces in China.  Mr. Gantt was responsible for the acquisitions, growth, integration and day-to-day management of Huatong.

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Frank Kelly
Vice President, Value Creation

Mr. Frank Kelly heads the Value Creation team at NovaSource, his role involves assessing internal data and evaluating market practices to improving effectiveness and efficiency of service delivery.

Before this, Mr Frank Kelly was NovaSource’s Head of Field Services, where his team is dedicated to maximizing plant uptime for NSPS Customers. Mr. Kelly is focused on creating value through a safety oriented, low cost, and highly executing team.

Mr. Kelly joined NovaSource, previously First Solar, in 2010 and has 18 years of energy industry experience, with 11 years specifically concentrating on solar power.

Mr. Kelly started his energy career in the US Navy where he operated and maintained nuclear power plants on aircraft carriers.Mr. Kelly has a Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering Technology from Excelsior College, MBA from University of Phoenix, and a MEE from University of Idaho.

Meet our board members

Ken Rotman CEO & Managing Director Clairvest
Angus Cole Managing Director Clairvest
John Barnett
Scott Hauser Director OMERS Private Equity
Michael Alvarez COO Longroad Energy
Remi Bourgeois VP Operations – Renewables TotalEnergies
Ken Rotman
CEO & Managing Director
Angus Cole
Managing Director
John Barnett
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Scott Hauser
Director
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Michael Alvarez
COO

As Chief Operating Officer, Michael is responsible for managing Longroad Energy’s operations, asset management, construction, HR, IT and facilities activities. Prior to co-founding Longroad Energy, Michael served as President and CFO of First Wind, which he joined in 2006. Michael has also served as Vice President of Strategy at EIX, a utility holding company, as well as President of energy project developer, Kenetech Energy Systems.

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Remi Bourgeois
VP Operations – Renewables

As VP Operations of Renewables within TotalEnergies: global responsibility for the technical development, construction, O&M of PV, wind (onshore / offshore), BESS and hybrid projects developed by the company. With more than 10 GW gross installed capacity in renewables as of end of 2021. TotalEnergies is a key developer and targets reaching 35 GW by 2025.

Experience

Member of the Executive Committee of the Renewables division.

Board member of Maxeon, Novasource Power and Sunzil.

More than 25 years of international experience on power generation projects (PV, PV+batteries, CSP and gas fired plants) on project development and project execution. Has been EPC Project Director for the largest PV Plant in the USA (Solar Star – 747 MWp) with positive outcomes.

Significant managerial experience (multi-site; multi-cultural).

Strong international experience (has been working on projects in the US, Middle-East, Asia, Africa).

Want to grow a renewables career?

At NovaSource, we know that empowering our people is the best way to make our clients successful. That’s why we invest in you. Are you ready to grow a career?

Sustainable careers, comprehensive benefits, and competitive pay

Mentorship + safety training create stability for our teams and build world-class culture across 5 continents

5 safety experts
lead our world-class
safety program,
striving to achieve
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