Abundant Solar Energy Inc. and Abundant Solar Power Inc. (“Abundant”) were created out of a desire to transform the green energy initiatives in Canada and the USA. The executives have over 50 years of combined expertise in the renewable energy industry.
In Canada, Abundant manages over $50 Million dollars of development equity capital with a total developed and completed solar projects of approximately $150 Million dollars. Abundant has the highest success rate in Ontario for securing and delivering solar PV Feed-in Tariff (“FIT”) contracts.
Dr. Lü is the founder of Abundant, and brings over 20 years of global executive level management experience in the energy and technology industries, with a specialized focus on the development of Solar Photovoltaic projects. With an advanced understanding of both financial and tactical strategies, Dr. Lu is currently managing assets in excess of $180 M while continuing to identify new opportunities to develop green energy initiatives locally and internationally.
Previous to forming Abundant, Dr. Lu had held the positions of Managing Director at Sky Solar; Vice President of Business Development at ARISE Technology Corporation; Vice President and CCO at Toronto Hydro Corporation; and senior positions at Enbridge, Husky Injection Molding Systems Ltd., and Dillon Consulting.
Dr. Lü holds a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Health Science degrees from the University of Toronto; a Master of Science and a medical doctor degree from Tongji Medical University. He is also a graduate of the Darden Executive Education Program of the University of Virginia.
Mr. Jung is a Principal at Abundant, and has over 25 years of experience in finance and accounting with positions held in both private equity and public market sectors. He has been an integral part of the management team that raised more than $100 million via corporate financings, and flow through partnerships, and has a very strong background working with high net worth clients and institutional investors.
Prior to forming Abundant in 2013, Mr. Jung was a Vice President of Business Development for an asset management firm, where he was instrumental in establishing $250 Million dollars in asset creation. His strong skill set, drive, and dedication have made him an excellent fit with the management team.
Mr. Jung earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting and Economics from the University of British Columbia and has continued to further his investment knowledge in wealth management through professional courses, independent study, and hands-on experience. He has worked with some of the largest legal firms in Canada in the development of innovative strategies for financing of renewable projects and is actively looking for further collaborations in the US green energy markets.
Mr. Tsuji is a financial executive with an extensive history delivering impactful strategic financial leadership and planning in the Telecommunications and Renewables industries. With over 30 years of experience delivering tactical solutions in the areas of Finance and Accounting, operations and asset management, Mr. Tsuji is now driving a competitive advantage to the solar development industry in Ontario, Canada and assisting Abundant Solar Energy Inc. in becoming an industry leader.
For over 17 years, Mr. Tsuji served as a key member of TELUS' Senior Leadership team and strategic financial leader for the business segments, Consumer, SMB, Enterprise, and Customer Care and Service Delivery units. From developing long term financial strategy processes, financial advising regarding partnership agreements, and delivering advanced support for key business acquisitions, he fostered and activated growth at every stage.
Mr. Tsuji is actively supporting business development opportunities in the US to continue the growth and development of green energy initiatives from the start-up phase through project completion for Abundant as it diversifies its strategies outside of Canada. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Kent University and is a recognized member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA).
Ms. Clark is a tenured business executive with extensive experience in business development, marketing strategy and sales operations. With over 20 years of senior sales and strategic management experience, Ms. Clark has spent the last five years firmly focussed on expanding the green energy sector in the Ontario region. She has a specialized skill set in property acquisitions for commercial solar photovoltaic projects and is actively pursuing expansion throughout North America.
Ms. Clark joined Abundant Solar Energy’s executive team after proven success with Solar Power Network, where she managed partner relations, regulatory and procurement activities. Ms. Clark was on the management team for the roll-out of Wind Mobile, Canada’s leading alternative mobile telephone service provider, as well as launching XM Satellite Radio in Canada. Prior to her foray into these start ups, Ms. Clark was with Rogers Wireless, where she was responsible for National Retail distribution, the Rogers store channel, and the management of partnered retail distribution across the country. Ms. Clark also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Acadia University.
Ms. Zheng is an accomplished business strategist with over 20 years of management experience in brand marketing, investments, business development and solar project operations management. Ms. Zheng joined the Abundant Solar Energy Inc.’s executive team after several years at Sky Solar Canada where she was responsible for managing sales teams, financial and project viability analysis, and partnership negotiations.
Prior to Sky Solar, she developed a plethora of international business exposure specializing in branding and marketing strategy through senior marketing positions in various companies such as Colgate-Palmolive, Clairol, marketing research and internet companies. She’s proficient in developing marketing plans, strategies, identifying market opportunities and executing field activities. She has successfully led several new product launches, national marketing campaigns, adverting and communication programs.
She holds both a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Sun Yat-Sen University, and an MBA from York University.
Joe Ragno is the Director of Engineering at Abundant, leading the structural and electrical teams to develop reliable solar ground mount and rooftop projects. He previsously worked with Solar Power Network where he gained a reputation for successfully managing large scale solar projects.
Joe has over 30 years experience in Engineering and Management in the high tech electronics manufacturing industry and in Power Systems development. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the province of Ontario. He has over 7 years of design and management experience in the residential and commercial solar energy industry.