Solar Bay’s purpose is to help businesses go green at scale, assisting our partners to reach net-zero

Luke Murnane, Asset Manager

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OUR STORY

Solar Bay is a renewable energy fund with a focus on contracted Distributed Energy Resources. Technologies we fund include Solar PV, Battery Storage, waste to energy, Private Networks and Hybrid Power Plants. Typical investment size range between $500,000 – $30 million, with smaller per site capital deployment possible for multi-site rollouts.

Solar Bay was founded in 2016 with the goal of providing renewable energy solutions to commercial and industrial users. Solar Bay now owns and operates a diverse portfolio of Solar PV, Battery Storage and Off Grid Renewable IPP.

OUR INVESTMENT APPROACH

Solar Bay represents a leading, impact investment platform with committed to accelerating the decarbonisation transition

We are committed to driving growth in green energy through investments in established and emerging technologies across a range of sectors.

As one platform, we’re able to leverage our highly specialised expertise, proactive network and flexible solutions to deliver greater possibilities for our clients, partners, and investors

LUKE MURNANE

Luke Murnane manages the asset management division of Solar Bay. This includes the installation, operations, and upgrading of micro-grids, battery storage and demand management. Holds A Grade Electrical Licence and was Head of Energy at Stockland across its diversified property portfolio, prior to joining Solar Bay in 2019

JAMES DOYLE

James Doyle is a co-founder and Investment Director of Solar Bay. He manages the fund management, wholesale market integration, and asset acquisition components of Solar Bay. He has previously worked as an analyst at ANZ Bank, holds a Master of Commerce from The University of Sydney, and Bachelor of Commerce from Otago University

ANDREW ARCHIBALD

Andrew Archibald is the co-founder and Investment Director of Solar Bay. Andrew manages the investment and deployment of renewable assets for REITS. He is a Member of the Property Council of Australia and Urban Development Institute of Australia. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from The University of Otago and Leading with Finance from Harvard University

BRENDON WALSH

Brendon manages our Developer partners, performs technical diligence and modelling on hybrid plants, thermal products and microgrids. Brendon holds a Degree in Mechanical Engineering and joined Solar Bay in 2018

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