Mr. Adler is the President and Chief Executive Officer of SkyPower. With more than 35 years of entrepreneurial success, Kerry Adler has built a venerable career as a widely recognized global business leader. He founded SkyPower in 2003 and is renowned as one of the first entrepreneurs in North America to advocate for a viable renewable energy industry. In addition, Kerry was honoured by the United Nations Global Compact as a Pioneer for Climate Action and continues to be a proponent of solar energy’s global growth potential.
Under Kerry’s leadership, SkyPower has developed over 30 utility-scale solar projects and has become the largest and one of the most successful developers and owners of utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) energy projects in the world. SkyPower continues to advance with vibrant development activities and global partnerships in over 36 countries with more than 25 GW of solar projects in various stages of development, construction and commercial operation.
Prior to SkyPower, Kerry founded and built Webhelp Worldwide, which today is a 38,000-employee company with annual revenues in excess of USD $1 billion. He currently acts as a Board member, advisor and angel investor to numerous start-up companies in emerging technology, software, media, and infrastructure industries. Kerry is also a trusted and sought after industry advisor, and a contributor to a multitude of professional journals and textbooks.
SkyPower is the largest and one of the most successful developers and owners of utility-scale solar energy projects in the world. With roots dating back more than 15 years, SkyPower’s global team possesses a vast track record of over 1000 years of combined experience in power and large infrastructure projects.
The experienced and accomplished SkyPower team has built, assembled and acquired an extensive pipeline of over 25 GW worldwide – some of which were recently announced in bilateral agreements, and other contract awards, to be built in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia over the next five years.
SkyPower’s over 30 utility-scale solar Power Purchase Agreements (PPA) and Contracts in aggregate represent well in excess of approximately US $80 billion worth of long-term renewable energy sales to leading utilities and governments around the world.
The SkyPower team over the past decade has proudly established long-term strategic hybrid partnerships with local communities, governments and in-country developers. As well, SkyPower has consulted for and advised utilities, international leaders and Heads of State in its unprecedented approach to working in unison with these environmentally conscious leaders to ensure a brighter future for generations to come.
Through its dedicated team members, composed of employees, consultants and advisors working out of 37 international locations, SkyPower develops, finances, owns and operates solar energy projects from the initial stages through commercial operation in nearly every region of the world.
SkyPower prides itself on its established relationships with world-leading banks and financial institutions, as well as with its global and local suppliers, and the indigenous peoples and communities who work hand in hand with SkyPower with the shared objective of producing hundreds of millions of kWh of clean electricity each and every year.