The innovators for
the future grid

AlsoEnergy’s solutions enable the highest levels of performance, uptime and yield costs, ensuring each of your distributed energy assets remain profitable components of the grid of the future across their entire lifecycle.
Who we are

The world leader in performance,
analytics, monitoring, and control solutions
for the grid of the future

With roots going back to 1977, the AlsoEnergy team has over four decades of experience combining ground-breaking innovation and cutting-edge service with best-in-class data systems to maximize the performance and profitability of distributed energy assets anywhere in the world.

BUILDING THE INDUSTRY'S MOST COMPLETE SOLUTIONS PORTFOLIO

The global leader with experience in all geographies and expertise across all market segments

One of the industry's leading monitoring and data analytics for the solar photovoltaic (PV) market spanning the residential, commercial and utility sectors in North America

Award-winning systems for power plant condition monitoring, control and supervision across commercial and industrial-scale power plants around the globe

Key Facts About AlsoEnergy

As a global organization, AlsoEnergy provides around-the-clock service, seven days a week

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Our Leadership

The AlsoEnergy team represents 300 combined years of support and service experience led by some of the industry’s most innovative entrepreneurs and knowledgeable personnel.

Robert Schaefer Chief Executive Officer

Robert is the Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of AlsoEnergy where he has led the company to become the leading independent provider of monitoring systems for the global renewable energy industry.

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Robert is the Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of AlsoEnergy where he has led the company to become the leading independent provider of monitoring systems for the global renewable energy industry. Prior to AlsoEnergy, Robert held various positions in of Breese Hill LLC including C.O.O., V.P. Engineering, President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to Breese Hill, Robert developed leading products for Hertrich Development, MaxOptix and Digital Equipment Corporation.

Robert's education includes a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from M.I.T and a Master of Science in Control Systems from the University of Colorado, Boulder.

Holden Caine Chief Technology Officer

Holden is the Chief Technology Office and co-founder of AlsoEnergy where he has led the company's product and technology organizations and developed the renewable energy industry's most innovative and advanced solutions portfolio.

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Holden is the Chief Technology Office and co-founder of AlsoEnergy where he has led the company's product and technology organizations and developed the renewable energy industry's most innovative and advanced solutions portfolio. With a career focused on developing high-performance, low-cost web-based software solutions for the digital imaging market, Holden was most recently Vice-President of software development for FujiFilm, USA. He served in similar capacities with Applied Graphics Technologies and the Eastman Kodak research lab.

Holden holds a Computer Engineering degree from the Rochester Institute of Technology.

Brian Musfeldt Chief Financial Officer

Brian is the Chief Financial officer of AlsoEnergy and brings over 20 years of experience in various financial and accounting oversight roles, primarily with telecom and SAAS software companies.

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Brian is the Chief Financial officer of AlsoEnergy and brings over 20 years of experience in various financial and accounting oversight roles, primarily with telecom and SAAS software companies. Prior to joining AlsoEnergy, Brian was the CFO for both public and private companies including ConnectFirst, Zayo Bandwidth, and Intermap Technologies. Brian started his career in public accounting with a focus on high-tech and emerging markets, working with KPMG and Arthur Andersen.

Brian is a CPA and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Accounting degree from the University of Colorado and a Masters in Business Administration degree from Colorado State University.

Olaf Donner Chief Executive Officer - skytron energy GmbH

Olaf leads the AlsoEnergy team in the EMEA region. Working in Berlin, Germany, Olaf is expanding the AlsoEnergy product line into the utility and C&I markets.

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Olaf leads the AlsoEnergy team in the EMEA region. Working in Berlin, Germany, Olaf is expanding the AlsoEnergy product line into the utility and C&I markets. He has more than 30 years of industry experience related to software, renewable energy, and construction. Olaf was VP Global Sales of Solon S.E Berlin and General Manager for Eoplly New Energy Technology Co. Ltd. where he was in charge of the European business. Olaf was at the forefront of technological development and implementation within the solar power industry. He was responsible for more than 500 MW installed capacity and over 1 GW of projects under management. Prior to joining Solon, Olaf held the role of Director of International Business at Solarlux Aluminium Systeme GmbH.

Olaf has obtained a degree in Finance and a Master of Arts in Marketing at the University of Lincolnshire & Humberside and an MBA International Management at the University of Liverpool. He has been a Chartered Marketer and has been involved in a wide array of businesses where he obtained leadership experience.

Sushain Sharma Business Head - India

Sushain heads the India office at AlsoEnergy, which manages projects and operations in India and the Asia Pacific region.

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Sushain heads the India office at AlsoEnergy, which manages projects and operations in India and the Asia Pacific region. He has led strategy and execution, and built an agile organization of solar energy professionals who have delivered critical projects in record time. In the past, Sushain had led strategy, sales and built high performing teams as regional head at Snapdeal and Godrej. His last entrepreneurial foray saw him build a technology product in the logistics space.

Sushain holds a Masters in Business Administration from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, and a Bachelors in Technology from G.B.Pant University, Pantnagar in India.

Kevin Smart Vice President of Global Sales & Marketing

Kevin coordinates sales and marketing efforts across all markets served by AlsoEnergy.

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Kevin coordinates sales and marketing efforts across all markets served by AlsoEnergy. Prior to joining AlsoEnergy, Kevin served as the Vice President of North America Sales for CEC Great Wall. Kevin started his career in the solar industry in 2009 with Satcon and served in multiple roles managing the business development, international sales, and service teams. Prior to Satcon, Kevin worked in sales and business development at HP, Sybase, and Arthur Andersen.

Kevin is a graduate of Alma College and received his MBA and Law Degree from Willamette University.

Stephan Raulin Head of Sales and Marketing EMEA/Japan

Stephan is the head of Sales for the EMEA and Japan region and a long time solar energy pioneer.

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Stephan is the head of Sales for the EMEA and Japan region and a long time solar energy pioneer. Before joining skytron in 2012, Stephan worked as a project engineer and constructed PV projects in the US, Australia, Germany, Italy and Spain. He also worked as head of product management power plants with one of the leading solar module manufacturer in Germany, and he worked for the Senate of Berlin and the University of Nebraska as consultant for renewable energies.

Stephan holds a degree in renewable energies/environmental technologies from the University of Applied Sciences in Berlin.

Alen Chang APAC Regional Manager

As a qualified Application Engineer, Alen oversees the business development and technical support of AlsoEnergy in the Asia Pacific region.

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As a qualified Application Engineer, Alen oversees the business development and technical support of AlsoEnergy in the Asia Pacific region. Alen assists clients on all hardware and software installation. Alen has enormous practical experiences on zero export control (anti-reverse) on grid-connected solar systems. Alen has over 20 years of solar system engineering experience, developing products and software at companies including Satcon, Constellation Energy and United Solar Ovonic Inc. Prior to joining AlsoEnergy, Alen was EVP at SIC (USA).

Alen received a Bachelor of Science in Electronic Engineering at Texas Southern University.

Bryan Noakes Director of Production

Bryan has over 20 years of experience in manufacturing, supply chain management and worldwide logistics.

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Bryan has over 20 years of experience in manufacturing, supply chain management and worldwide logistics. He has worked mainly in the data storage industry with positions including Production Manager and Director, US Fulfillment. Prior to working at AlsoEnergy, Bryan held various positions with Exabyte Corporation and Tandberg Data Corporation, the latest being Director, Worldwide Fulfillment.

Kevin Suhr Director of Engineering

With a decade of experience commissioning solar monitoring and control systems, Kevin leads AlsoEnergy engineering to design reliable SCADA systems, overcome day to day technical problems, and develop future technology and methods to lower the cost and time to install and maintain DAS and SCADA systems.

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With a decade of experience commissioning solar monitoring and control systems, Kevin leads AlsoEnergy engineering to design reliable SCADA systems, overcome day to day technical problems, and develop future technology and methods to lower the cost and time to install and maintain DAS and SCADA systems. Prior to joining AlsoEnergy, he worked onsite, integrating smart solar devices from the leading vendors across hundreds of projects.

Kevin holds a BA in Physics from the University of Colorado – Boulder.

Mesa Scharf Director of Global Solutions

Mesa brings nearly 20 years of experience in the alternative energy industry, including 9 years with Advanced Energy, where he helped design control and monitoring solutions for some of the largest solar plants in North America.

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Mesa brings nearly 20 years of experience in the alternative energy industry, including 9 years with Advanced Energy, where he helped design control and monitoring solutions for some of the largest solar plants in North America. Mesa was responsible for definition of monitoring and control solutions for solar inverters as well as providing directional guidance on forward looking R&D programs. Mesa’s past experience includes Serveron where he developed utility scale transformer monitoring products, and IdaTech, where he contributed as a systems integration expert for fuel cell systems.

Mesa holds a BSEE from Oregon State University, is a member of the IEEE, and has five granted patents.

Lester Hoffman Director of Support

Lester is the Director of Support for Also Energy and brings over 25 years of Customer Service experience in a range of fields.

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Lester is the Director of Support for Also Energy and brings over 25 years of Customer Service experience in a range of fields. Lester has worked with public and private companies in the distribution, call center, public service, and mining industries. Lester has been a Director for Canicom, Protocol Communications, Exabyte, and Tandberg Data in the Customer Service and IT fields. Customer Satisfaction is Lester’s primary goal and main focus in each role he has held.

Lester studied Business Administration and Computer Science at Moorhead State University.

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