Solar energy is free and equally available for everyone, And there are very few operating costs.In our daily life we see a lot of solar panels around us on buildings roofs, top of public trash bins and streetlights, etc., There are companies who are in charge of buying and setting these solar panels around and they also help in letting the collected electricity reach us. The solar industry here in the mainland seems successful but there must be some failures which we need to learn from. The success of the solar industry and companies requires a suitable environment we should know more about. do you want to learn more about the future of the solar industry?
Startup Grind University is proud to host “Thomas Lapham” The CEO of ACC, to share his knowledge and experience in the solar industry with us and help us to learn more Insights from the solar industry.
Join us to learn:
Perspectives and limits of solar energy
Why solar energy companies collapse?
Environment for solar companies in the Mainland and abroad.
What is the future of solar industry?
Thomas Lapham is CEO of ACC (Asia Clean Capital). ACC is a leading clean energy solutions developer that serves large multinational and domestic firms throughout China
Thomas Lapham is CEO of ACC (Asia Clean Capital). ACC is a leading clean energy solutions developer that serves large multinational and domestic firms throughout China. ACC invests 100 percent of the project costs and provides turnkey solar solutions, owning and maintaining their projects for the long-term. All electricity produced is provided to clients at rates lower than when purchased from the local power grid.
Prior to joining ACC, Thomas cofounded a renewable energy company in the U.S. which he grew to an industry leading position with coast-to-coast locations and eventually sold to one of the UK’s leading renewable energy corporations. Thomas has work experience around the globe and is fluent in English, Japanese, and Mandarin Chinese.
Tom is an alumnus of Harvard Business School, having graduated from their OPM Management Program. Tom also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Asian Studies from Whitman College in Washington State. He is a Certified Geothermal Installer through the International Ground Source Heat Pump Association, a member of the YPO network, and has been a featured speaker at the International Monetary Fund, DFI, and the UC Berkeley College of Engineering.
Tom has a passion for sustainability and renewable energy, both personally and professionally. An avid outdoorsman and traveler, Tom is married with two daughters.