Tangent Energy Solutions Adds Rob Morin

Kennett Square, Penn.-based Tangent Energy Solutions has named Rob Morin vice president of business development. He most recently was vice president of sales at Energy Conversion Devices.


Rob Morin has been named Vice President of Business Development for Tangent Energy Solutions, Inc., based in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania.


Morin is based at the company’s headquarters in suburban Philadelphia and will drive growth throughout the U.S. for Tangent’s integrated energy services solution.  His primary responsibility is improving the energy economics of large commercial and industrial customers by implementing comprehensive energy services solutions that integrate clean, on-site generation, peak management strategies and energy market participation.


“Rob is a great addition to our team,” said Tangent’s CEO Dean Musser. “His deep experience in energy systems and long tenure at a major industrial corporation provide the perfect ingredients for establishing credible relationships with our customer base.”


Following a 20 year career with General Electric Corporation, Rob most recently was Vice President of Sales at Energy Conversion Devices, where he led the eastern region sales, consistently driving dramatic growth.


During his 20 years at GE, Rob held roles of increasing responsibility in manufacturing, sourcing, business development, and sales within the power generation space. Most recently, he served as a divisional Global Sales Leader for GE Energy.  In that role his leadership, international experiences, and technical expertise underscored a track record of accomplishment on initiatives ranging from residential to utility scale energy systems.  Earlier, Morin was VP of Business Development at GE Corporate Licensing.


“Tangent’s management team has created a tremendous company, that meets a critical need for large corporations whose energy systems are increasingly influenced by issues and opportunities on the energy grid,” said Morin. “I’m excited to be a part of a company that is delivering a holistic solution to corporate energy customers.”


In addition to a BS in mechanical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Morin has completed several executive training courses at GE’s Crotonville facility, including Six Sigma training and certification.


About Tangent Energy Solutions

Tangent Energy Solutions (www.tangentenergy.com<http://www.tangentenergy.com/>) reverses the traditional utility driven approach to developing the smart grid by partnering with commercial and industrial customers to optimize the “grid behind the meter.” By providing clean energy assets and technologies at no capital cost, Tangent saves C&I energy customers 20+ percent while increasing the amount of renewable content in their supply. Tangent actively manages on-site assets to decrease a customer’s reliance on grid sourced energy, especially during peak demand periods.  As a result, both the end-customer and the utilities benefit. Tangent is a venture-backed company founded in 2009 by a management team that has been providing commercially successful energy innovations to mainstream C&I customers for 30 years.  Tangent was named Growth Company of the Year at the 2012 Pennsylvania Technology Awards.