As a company, Power 2 Storage recognizes that traditional and renewable energy is set upon a collision course with energy storage and that the industry is fragmented and solutions seem unclear. Consumers, Developers, Constructors, Regulators, Operators, Investors, and Asset Owners are seeking an energy storage solution. Power 2 Storage is your trusted industry partner in solving the storage puzzle. It was formed by power industry veterans who understand your position, because we have walked in your shoes.
Our team’s experience includes strategic oversight of traditional and renewable generation portfolios, creation of a distributed solar generation business, design and engineering of several hundred megawatts of renewable projects, creation of microgrids and associated intellectual property, oversight of generation project construction across the United States and Caribbean, and direction of capital investment over $300 million.
Eric Curry, Co-founder & President
Eric Curry is the Co-Founder and President of Power 2 Storage, LLC. He has wide experience across the traditional power, renewables, and industrial sectors. Eric launched NRG’s distributed solar generation business, spearheading development and strategic investment efforts which resulted in a successful, profitable and accretive portfolio of bankable assets across the United States.
He has also provided strategic and financial oversight for operational portfolios of traditional and renewable generation, overseen development efforts for power projects in North and South America, and negotiated numerous debt and equity project investments for multiple power development firms. Throughout his career, he has formed and directed several joint ventures and frequently led teams in the acquisition, financing and construction of capital projects.
Eric has held multiple positions across the areas of corporate finance, treasury, and strategy, and prior to founding Power 2 Storage, was a regional CFO for Hewlett Packard Enterprise where he held responsibility for a $1 billion P&L.
Eric’s holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance cum laude from the University of Houston, and a Master of Business Administration from the Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University.
Armed with this experience, we understand the complexities of modern power markets, the benefits of traditional and renewable generation, inherent obstacles in the development and construction process, the demands from customers, and the challenges associated with each. We assist firms engaged across the value chain of power generation that are seeking storage solutions and expertise in the areas of design, engineering, development advisory, financial advisory and project services. Our clients include developers, EPC’s, equipment suppliers, utilities, operators, investors, and asset owners.
From behind the meter solar plus battery systems, to standalone energy storage, to large utility scale projects combining multiple generation and storage resources, Power 2 Storage has the capabilities, knowledge and experience to partner with you and drive grid transformation from concept to reality.
ERIC HAFNER P.E., CO-FOUNDER & CTO
Eric Hafner is the Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer and technical leader of Power 2 Storage. He has led multiple engineering teams in the design of electrical distribution, low voltage communications, microgrids, and renewable energy systems for multiple market sectors. While at NRG Renew, Eric led the engineering team in the execution of renewable energy projects located in the US, Haiti, and Guam.
At NRG, Eric led the Emerging Technologies group that created and launched the FastGrid Solo product, a containerized hybrid power system blending renewable energy with energy storage and traditional diesel technologies. Working with Arizona State University he led a full team of engineers, designers, and technicians to patent and build the FastGrid alpha unit and then subsequently launched the FastGrid company in 2016.
Eric’s experience and expertise in the technical development of renewable and energy storage projects provides a unique understanding of the current market and facilitates the evaluation of complex energy systems for investment and execution to save money and increase returns.
Eric Hafner is a certified Professional Engineer in the State of Arizona. Eric also holds three provisional patents related to energy storage and hybrid power systems. He was also appointed by the Governor to be a Board Member of the Arizona School Facilities Board. Eric Hafner holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from The University of Wyoming.
Power 2 Storage is proud to be a Verified Veteran Owned Small Business, certified by the United States Department of Veteran Affairs. We are pleased to provide our certification letter upon request.