Makarand Nagle Joins
Pine Gate Renewables

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June 25, 2020
Makarand Nagle


Asheville, NC (April 16, 2020) – Pine Gate Renewables (PGR) announced today that Makarand “Mak” Nagle has joined the team as Vice President of Development Strategy. Mak brings more than 20 years of experience in utilities, RTO and renewables to his new role at PGR.

Most recently, Mak was Senior Director of Origination and Commercial Strategy at sPower. He also served as Senior Director of Business Development and Transmission Strategy at Apex Clean Energy, Inc.

“Mak joins our team at an integral time in our company’s evolution. Interest in renewable energy continues to thrive and PGR continues to pursue new projects and initiatives,” said Ben Catt, CEO of Pine Gate. “Mak’s vast energy sector experience in the U.S. and globally is a valuable asset to our development team, and we’re all enthusiastic that he is now part of Pine Gate.”

Mak received an MBA from Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management; and undergraduate degrees in Electric Power Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and University of Mumbai.

“I’m a longtime advocate of renewable energy, and I am excited to bring my passion, experience and ideas to the mission at Pine Gate,” says Mak. “The current and future projects we’re developing are vital to keeping forward movement in our field.”

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