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Jim “Kimo” Storke
“Kimo Storke and KAS Consulting have consistently provided
exceptional business development services in the assessment of
potential renewable energy partnerships for First Reserve.
Kimo has brought us solid prospects which fit our investment criteria.
Kimo's ability to combine entrepreneurship, business development and project finance bring a fresh approach to us. His relational style and professionalism is unique.”
First Reserve Corporation
Jim KimoStorke, Managing PartnerKimo has 20+ years of experience in management, business development and marketing. He is a complex B2B relationship architect, partner/channel strategy leader and relationship builder that connects strategy to market execution. He recently completed the largest Solar project financing in history representing $1.5B in project value. Brian J. Greenman, Strategic PartnerBrian is a seasoned CFO with extensive funding and financial relations expertise. He has sourced, negotiated and closed several dozen debt, equity and business sale transactions in excess of $1 billon. He is the founder of Greenman Financial Advisors and has been advancing renewable energy development projects under consulting and partnership arrangements since 2006.Tina K. Neal, Strategic PartnerTina Neal is a senior investment banker with over 15+ years of experience in Project Finance, with a specialty in renewable energy projects. Over the course of her career she has been directly involved with the placement of approximately 80 conduit bond issues and private placements, amounting to over $2 billion in financings. Core focus areas include alternative or renewable energy project finance, energy efficiency projects and non-profit development projects.
KAS Consulting is an advisory and consulting firm that partners with energy companies that are raising Project Financing. We also help our clients grow their company market share through Business Development and Financial Project Modeling.
KAS Area of Focus
Successful ProjectsSuccessfully completed a $1.5 Billion dollar project value funding for the largest solar integratorin the industry and a $21 Billion dollar energy infrastructure fund.Advisory Services to wind/transmission developer for strategic partnerships with energy infrastructure funds. Advisory Services to EPC engineering firm on bio-diesel and bio-mass projects nationwide. Successfully raised $28 million in equity for oil and gas developmental projects with a privately held independent energy company in Texas. Secured initial mortgage and mezzanine debt facilities and co-led upsizing to $310 million credit facility. Sourced investment bankers and lenders to secure alternative deal structure for $230 million construction loan facility and permanent loan program with savings projected to exceed $20 million. Provided creative lending solution increasing debt leveraging of existing collateral pool by $60 million.
“KAS Consulting Group manages a broad network of contacts in the energy finance arena most of whom are off the beaten path of traditional investment partners. Based on my experience working with him, Kimo is able to very efficiently navigate his rolodex to make the appropriate introduction at the right organizations at the right level.”
Vice President of
Sun Edison Corporation
Existing ClientsA publicly traded integrated solar company which has an international footprint with the largest installed distributed solar portfolio in the industry.One of the most respected energy infrastructure funds in the United States, with $21 Billion under management and 25 years of energy industry experience.A large private equity fund that specializes in energy projects in the governmental or federal sector.Premier equity based venture advisory firm run by prominent U.S. family promoting cross-cultural exchange internationally by advancing renewable energy and cleantech technologies.U.S. energy infrastructure fund combining lower cost equity and tax efficient capital for renewable energy projects.A developer of wind and transmission projects who built the 1st private transmission line in Texas.
"KAS Consulting has consistently provided amazing service as finance and business development advisors. KAS' introduction to First Reserve and us has enabled us to take our transmission opportunities to new heights. Kimo's counsel on matters of contracts and partnerships is straight forward and sensible, he mixes transparency and integrity together seamlessly. He and his firm has become a trusted partner and friend to the Hilliard Companies, we highly endorse and recommend KAS as a firm that provides financial expertise, executive connections and business development services."Brent Hilliard
Chief Executive Officer
The Hilliard Companies/Skyward Energy