Welcome Peter Toomey, Chief Development Officer

February 16, 2023 – Cypress Creek Renewables is pleased to announce today that Peter Toomey has joined the company as Chief Development Officer (CDO). In this role he will lead the development team to expand Cypress Creek’s solar and storage portfolio across the U.S. His team will continue to grow and advance projects in the company’s 23GW development pipeline in concert with external and internal stakeholders and Cypress Creek’s goals, values and mission. 

“I am thrilled to welcome Peter Toomey to our Executive Team at Cypress Creek. He will fill a vital role as Chief Development Officer, leading our talented development team to continue creating great solar and storage projects to meet the country’s need for a sustainable energy transition,” Sarah Slusser, CEO of Cypress Creek said. “His experience and commitment to the country’s clean energy transition will further Cypress Creek’s mission to power a more sustainable future one project at a time.”

Toomey most recently served as Vice President, Commercial Management at Rise Light & Power, an LS Power Company, where he managed energy marketing for the largest power plant in New York City – Ravenswood Generating Station - and helped the company develop a plan to transition the plant to a renewable energy hub. Previously Toomey held positions at a number of prominent renewable energy companies including Avangrid Renewables, SunPower, and Terraform Power where he led the commercialization of over 4GW of wind and solar assets across the project lifecycle, from greenfield development to repowering. 

Toomey earned a Bachelor of Arts in History from Yale University and Master of Science in Technology and Socio-Economic Planning from Roskilde University in Denmark. 

“It’s an unbelievably exciting time to be in the renewable energy business, and I couldn’t be happier to join a talented and passionate Cypress Creek team that is well positioned to be a leader in the U.S. energy transition,” Toomey said.