Published 22-09-2020
| Article appears in October 2020 Issue

New Leadership At Australian Energy Software Management Co.SwitchDin


Australian energy management software company SwithchDin is set to launch its accelerated growth under the new leadership of appointee Marc Sheldon as Chief Operating Officer.

 Mr Marc Sheldon will take SwitchDin to the next stage of expansion. He will execute on the company’s strategy with building customer fulfillment channels, market development and expansion, operations, manufacturing, governance and reporting.

 Prior to joining SwitchDin, Marc was the Asia Pacific Chief Operating Officer at sonnen where he was responsible for starting the company’s manufacturing operations in Australia.

 He was also delivering the strategy for sonnen to be listed as the first energy storage manufacturers in the South Australia Home Battery Scheme.

 CEO of SwitchDin Dr Andrew Mears said SwitchDin is delighted to welcome Marc to the company as they prepare the business for an accelerated period of growth in Australia and globally.

 “Marc Sheldon’s background and experience will bring new capabilities to drive further innovation and growth as we tap into new value streams for renewable energy.”

 SwitchDin creates visibility and control for distributed energy resources (DERs).

 It brings rich data, intelligence and real-time control capabilities to DERs, bridging the gap between traditional energy utilities, manufacturers and energy end-users.

 SwitchDin’s technology enables end-user friendly virtual power plants, microgrids and advanced network services incorporating many different types of DERs.

 “As energy services become increasingly distributed, SwitchDin will have a key role in organising and integrating the world’s distributed energy resources. I am excited to be joining SwitchDin at this inflection point of a strong growth trajectory,” said Marc Sheldon.

 The company’s solar and battery vendor-agnostic platform supports product integrations with most manufacturers and integrators.

 This includes Eguana Technologies, EVO Power, Fronius, GoodWe, Q CELLS, RedEarth Energy Storage, Selectronic, SMA, Soltaro, sonnen, Sungrow, VARTA Storage, Growatt, and Victron Energy.

 SwitchDin is an energy technology company that plays a critical role in the energy transition by making distributed energy resources (DERs) such as solar PV and battery storage smart, visible and controllable.

 SwitchDin is paving the way for the integration of more renewables into the world’s energy system.

 Working in collaboration with energy utilities, equipment manufacturers, technology providers and facility managers, SwitchDin’s virtual power plant and microgrid management platform delivers new partnerships with value for money as the goal.

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