ConnectGen is developing renewable energy and energy storage projects across North America.
As our existing infrastructure ages, it is vital to tap into our country’s endless resources and develop projects that will provide long-term, cost effective, clean energy solutions. Our mission is to build clean electricity generation and storage infrastructure to enable a sustainable energy future.
Our projects will help make possible:
Successful project development requires substantial and widespread participation from a diverse group of entities and stakeholders. ConnectGen strives to establish and maintain close relationships with landowners, communities, local and state officials, customers and suppliers and deeply values stakeholder input and involvement.
ConnectGen is backed by Quantum Energy Partners. Founded in 1998, Quantum Energy Partners is a leading provider of private equity capital to the global energy industry, having managed together with its affiliates more than $15 billion in equity commitments since inception. Senior members of ConnectGen’s management team are also part-owners of the company.
Our sustainability approach
At ConnectGen, we take our commitment to bettering America’s energy future seriously. Environmental responsibility is demonstrated in the following ways:
Encourage employees to walk or bike to the office when possible with in-house locker room, showers and a bike storage area
Promote the use of public transportation by providing employees with Houston public transit (METRO) cards
Provide access to recycling for aluminum, paper, plastic, batteries, and electronics
Work with office suppliers that offer a toner recycling program and also have a strong commitment to sustainability
Use recycled paper for printed materials as much as possible
Encourage the use of reusable water bottles, coffee cups and silverware and work diligently to limit the use of disposable kitchen items
ConnectGen used green building principles when designing its office space, which is LEED Gold certified by the US Green Building Council. In addition, the ConnectGen office space is located in a building which itself is LEED Gold Certified.
Selected a location in the heart of Houston’s public transportation network
Used recycled and pre-owned furniture
Incorporated high efficiency light bulbs and lighting controls
Adopted an open floor layout that maximizes our use of daylight, increases efficiency of air circulation and improves the environmental quality for employees and visitors (And encourages teamwork!)
Selected paint and carpet that emit very low levels of volatile organic compounds and other air contaminants
Purchased renewable energy credits for 100% of the power needs