Clean, Abundant Energy for Everyone

We Scale New Energy

A personal, distributed energy revolution has begun. It promises to provide clean, abundant and affordable power to all. Our goal at Genability is to make this promise a reality. Every day we look to systematically remove each and every barrier on the way to mass adoption of renewable, smart energy.

New Energy. New Choices.

Make It - We identify when rooftop and community solar is right for homes and businesses by providing accurate savings forecasts. Installers are sizing and pricing their offerings to win; growing a new industry.

Use It - Transportation is becoming electric. This will significantly lower the planet's carbon footprint and save individuals significant money. Genability speeds adoption with software that smartly schedules charging, and designs grid-friendly rate plans.

Move It - The more intermittent renewable power we make and use, the more flexibility the grid needs. Genability signals smart batteries and connected appliances, moving load, balancing supply and demand, and ultimately preventing grid defection at a cost we can all afford.

Our Customers are the New Energy Companies

We work with companies making New Energy a reality. They are the biggest names in solar, storage, electric transportation, connected home and connected business. They are Smart Utilities and Retail Electric Providers (REPs) who are embracing and enabling our new energy future. We help them identify opportunities, present savings beautifully, and keep new energy customers happy.

Our Team

We are a group of technology, data, and energy experts who are passionate about building a more sustainable future.

We’re always looking for great people to join us. Click here for a list of current openings.



Jason Riley

Jason Riley

Founder & CEO

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Jason is the founder and CEO of Genability where he works to help New Energy Companies build energy cost savings into their products and services. Jason has over 15 years of senior leadership experience developing energy technologies. Prior to Genability, Jason co-founded and was Chairman of Entessa, a provider of energy logistics enterprise software, which he sold to Energy Solutions International. Jason served an investor and advisor to ESI until it was acquired by OakTree Capital's GFI Energy Division. Jason was born in England and educated in Scotland.


Eric Danziger

Eric Danziger

Co-founder & Vice President

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Eric oversees the Company's commercial aspects with an emphasis on strategy, business development and finance. Eric also manages Genability’s partner relationships, fundraising efforts, corporate development and SunShot project. Prior to joining Genability, Eric was an investment banker with GulfStar Group, a middle market sell-side M&A firm, and JPMorgan Chase. Eric received his BBA in Finance and MBA from the University of Texas.

John Tucker

John Tucker

VP Data & Operations

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John is responsible for Genability’s product development, QA and testing and energy market research. John is Genability’s energy price guru and works with our current customers to incorporate their feedback into our offerings. Previously, John served in Product Management roles at Andiamo Systems, a brand-monitoring service, and Yaga, a micro-payment service company. John holds a degree in International Studies from the University of Dayton.


San Prabhu

San Prabhu

Operations Manager

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San is responsible for Genability’s data collection processes and manages the team of Data Analysts. When a rate changes, San knows! Previously, San worked with the Yahoo! products team on the Yahoo! / Microsoft Search Alliance Initiative. He was also the Chief Product and Operations Officer at iMiners. San holds a Masters in Computer Science from Bowling Green State University.

Patrick Franz

Patrick Franz

VP Engineering

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Patrick manages the Engineering team responsible for building new applications, features and APIs at Genability. Patrick has managed multidisciplinary teams of engineers working in scientific instrumentation, industrial process monitoring and utility services including natural gas pipeline leak detection and power transformer health. Most recently, Patrick managed the software and firmware teams at LumaSense Technologies developing a cloud analytics platform for the utility/industrial space utilizing data from IR-based temperature sensors. Patrick holds a B.A. in physics from the University of Colorado, Boulder.


Ruben Garcia

Ruben Garcia

Senior Data Analyst

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Ruben manages and maintains the quality of Genability's data. Ruben is a solar expert and analyzes the complex interplay between building load, PV production and utility rates. Previously, Ruben worked at the Schatz Energy Research Center, where he conducted feasibility and impact analysis of small-scale hydropower development and electric vehicle adoption in Humboldt County. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Mathematics from the University of California at Berkeley and is working toward a Master of Science in Energy Technology and Policy at Humboldt State University.

Matthew Fong

Matthew Fong

Senior Software Engineer

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Matthew is responsible for the User Interface and Experience of Genability's products. Prior to joining Genability, Matthew spent two years as a UI Engineer for Lift Media where he contributed to the build out and expansion of the product, working with companies such as Fandango, Pizza Hut and Buy.com. Matthew graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science.


Justin Lee

Justin Lee

Product Manager

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Justin works one on one with customers to analyze their projects and find the best places to install solar. Justin has a wide ranging background in the energy and sustainability sector, including the wine industry at Jackson Family Wines, the green building construction sector and university energy management. Justin holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Environmental Studies from Macalester College.

David Thorn

David Thorn

Designer

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David handles the visual and interaction design of Genability’s products. He previously worked at Greenstart designing applications for cleanweb startups. David has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design from California College of the Arts.


Manjiri Mandhale

Manjiri Mandhale

Software Engineer

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Manjiri develops Genability's products, primarily focused on the APIs. Before Genability, Manjiri has worked as a software engineer at Progressive Casualty Insurance, EDS and as a research assistant. Manjiri holds a degree in Computer Science from Rochester Institute of Technology.

Dean Bateman

Dean Bateman

Senior Data Analyst

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Dean is a Senior Data Analyst and manages the quality assurance of Genability's tariff data and cost savings calculations. He also researches trends in tariff modeling and new approaches to energy savings primarily for our solar customers. Prior to joining Genability, he managed the analytics team at REC Solar. Dean has a B.A in Economics from Kalamazoo College.


Matthew Gerring

Matthew Gerring

Software Engineer

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Matthew creates interfaces and visuals for Genability’s products that help customers get all the information they need at a glance. He previously worked for EMRL, Gray Area, and the Coalition on Homelessness as editor of the Street Sheet. Matthew has a Bachelor's of Science in Journalism from San Jose State University.

Kevin Timms

Kevin Timms, PhD

Data Scientist

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Kevin is a Data Scientist and focuses on developing predictive models of electricity usage and costs, and works with the Genability team to develop data-driven products. Kevin's work stems from his interest in accurately quantifying market insights despite an energy marketplace, consumer products, and customer behaviors that are constantly evolving. His background is in modeling dynamic systems and generating novel decision algorithms. He has a PhD from Arizona State University and Bachelor of Chemical Engineering from the University of Dayton.


Sheena Carswell

Sheena Carswell

Senior Software Engineer

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Sheena is responsible for scaling Genability’s APIs, and working with Genability’s Data Analysts to optimize data algorithms. Sheena has worked at several startups, including high-volume social networks, and most recently worked at Opower, where she led the APIs team in enhancing APIs to meet utilities' needs. Sheena has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Glasgow, and a Master of Science in Software Engineering from Napier University in Scotland.

Andrew Fister

Andrew Fister

Senior Software Engineer

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Andrew specializes in developing new API products and third-party integrations. He has previously worked at technology startups such as E la Carte and 50Cubes. Andrew has a Master's degree in Linguistics from University of Illinois and a Computer Science degree from University of Maryland.


Patrick Sheehan

Patrick Sheehan

Software Engineer

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Patrick is responsible for scaling and polishing Genability’s data collection tools and APIs. He has an undergraduate degree in Computer Science from the University of California, Davis and a Master’s degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.

Tarpan Dixit

Tarpan Dixit

Director of Product Marketing

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Tarpan is responsible for Product Marketing at Genability with an emphasis on understanding market requirements and using them to drive products and partnerships. Tarpan has worked at multiple clean energy startups, most recently with Sunrun Inc. where he managed development and rollout of residential solar service offerings. Tarpan has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas.


Jenny Trinh

Jenny Trinh

Senior Data Analyst

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Jenny is a Tariff Data Entry Specialist and is responsible for the data entry and quality assurance of Genability's tariff data. She has previously worked for the Quality Management team at Alternative Family Services, which is a foster care and mental health agency. Jenny has a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from University of California at Davis.

Trevor Kennard

Trevor Kennard

Tariff Entry Specialist

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Trevor is a Tariff Data Entry Specialist, maintaining Genability’s tariff rate data at highest quality for usage in models that accurately predict energy cost savings. Before joining the team at Genability, Trevor cut his teeth in data analysis as a Pricing Analyst at Safeway, visualizing big data in meaningful ways.


Our Partners & Investors

Genability is a private company that is 77% owned by is founders and employees. The following investors and partners have been instrumental in our success.


WindSail Capital Group

WindSail Capital Group is a leading provider of growth capital to companies advancing energy innovation and sustainability across a wide range of industries. Read about WindSails investment on our blog and in the Press Release.



EnerNOC

EnerNOC (NASDAQ: ENOC) is a leading provider of energy intelligence software for utility and commercial customers, with a suite of services that includes demand management and energy efficiency. EnerNOC is a minority investor and customer of Genability. They use our technology to precisely find, maximize, and communicate energy savings. Read More on Our Blog and EnerNOC's Press Release.



Greenstart

Greenstart is a design studio focused on brand and consumer interaction for energy companies. They have helped us beautify the user experience and communicate precise savings. Read More on Our Blog.



Department of Energy SunShot

Genability is a graduate and participant of the Department of Energy's SunShot Initiative. The SunShot Initiative provides funding to companies focused on research, manufacturing and technology to make solar in the U.S. more affordable and accessible. Read More on Our Blog.

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