Ty Daul serves as vice president of Canadian Solar’s energy project development business in the United States, Canada, and Latin America and President of Recurrent Energy Group. Recurrent Energy is a wholly owned subsidiary of Canadian Solar and functions as the company’s U.S. project development arm. With more than 28 years in the power generation industry, Ty has been integrally involved in over 5 GW of operating renewable projects and 870 MW of operating gas-fired projects representing nearly $8 billion of total investment.
Most recently, Ty served as senior vice president of the Americas for SunPower’s power plant business. In addition, he served on the board of 8point3 Energy Partners, the SunPower-First Solar publicly traded yieldco. Prior to joining SunPower, Ty cofounded Element Power in 2009 and oversaw the company’s wind and solar businesses in the Americas for five years.
A seasoned leader with an ability to execute complex transactions across diverse technologies and teams, Ty’s energy industry experience also includes seven years at PPM Energy (now Iberdrola Renewables), a combined four years with Entergy’s unregulated power generation business and Newport Generation leading gas-fired generation development throughout the U.S., as well as seven years in engineering, marketing and business development roles with Westinghouse Electric’s global power generation group.
Ty also sits on the board of directors of the Solar Energy Industries Association. He earned a B.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of Washington and an MBA from Texas A&M University.