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Alex Ellis
Partner at Excelsior Energy Capital


Alex Ellis is a Co-Founder and Partner at Excelsior Energy Capital (, a private infrastructure fund focused on investments in North American wind and solar power plants. Mr. Ellis oversees investment origination and ESG implementation, in addition to supporting fundraising activities. Mr. Ellis has spent over twelve years in the renewable power industry in various business development and M&A roles. Before co-founding Excelsior, Mr. Ellis was Managing Director at TerraForm Power where he focused on acquisitions of large-scale operating wind and solar portfolios. Prior to TerraForm Power, Mr. Ellis was a Managing Director at SunEdison where he executed acquisitions of development-stage solar projects. Before joining SunEdison, Mr. Ellis focused on utility-scale wind and solar power contract origination, project acquisitions and project development at Element Power. Mr. Ellis also spent time in Washington D.C. where he was a political appointee at the World Bank Group and the U.S. Export-Import Bank. Mr. Ellis received his MBA from Harvard Business School and his BA from Bowdoin College.

Agenda Sessions

  • ESG at the forefront