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EnerTech Capital Adds MicroGrid and Cyber Security Sector Expert Darrell Massie to Team

November 28th 2018, Toronto, ON and Philadelphia, PA – EnerTech Capital is pleased to announce today that they have added Darrel Massie to their team.

Darrell Massie is the founder and Chief Technology Officer of Intelligent Power & Energy Research Corporation (IPERC), a producer of intelligent controls for electrical grids. He led the development and patenting of several innovative energy systems control technologies, including the only military-certified cybersecure microgrid control system. As CEO of IPERC from 2004 to 2016, he anticipated the emergence of energy microgrids and steered the development of an R&D concept into an attractive commercial controls product for the growing market. Dr. Massie continues to lead strategic technology development for the company.

Prior to founding IPERC, Dr. Massie served for over 20 years as a commissioned officer in the US Army Corps of Engineers before retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel in 2005. He taught for 15 years as an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York. Dr. Massie maintains a 15-year consulting relationship with several Army research laboratories, serving as a subject matter expert on energy and controls.

“We are excited to have Darrel Join our team as a Sector Expert. His extensive experience in Cyber-Security and Microgrids will be a valuable resource for our firm as we continue to build out our deep sector knowledge in multiple technology areas” said Wally Hunter, Managing Director, EnerTech Capital.

“I am honored to join the EnerTech Team as a Sector Expert for microgrids and cybersecurity. Rapid automation of the electric grid brings tremendous economic and reliability benefits, but it also brings challenges our industry has not previously experienced. I look forward to working with our team to help develop and implement solutions.” said Darrel Massie.

About EnerTech Capital

EnerTech Capital is a private investment firm focused on innovation in the energy and technology industries: investing in mid-stage venture companies that offer products or services that dramatically improve the profitability of producing or consuming energy. Founded in 1996, the firm has managed approximately $500 million and has delivered 39 exits through four funds. The firm has built a significant base of Strategic Partners which includes: ENGIE, Alectra, Waste Management, Hatch, Tervita, E Source, ENMAX, NB Power, Hydro Quebec, INO, Con Edison, SMUD, Tokyo Gas, TVA and Com Edison.

EnerTech has offices in Toronto, Philadelphia, Montreal, Calgary, Boston, Delray Beach and San Francisco.

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CONTACT: Wally Hunter: 416-363-8563



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