Resilient Energi was formed on Earth Day with a mission to help create a climate-resilient world powered by net zero renewable energy that is affordable for all.
We build, own, and operate Resilient Energi Net Zero power plants through partnerships that provide urgently needed solutions to the climate crisis.
Based in Nashville,TN, Resilient Energi is rapidly expanding its operations through corporate and government partnerships across the United States and soon in Europe, Africa, Latin America, Asia-Pacific and the Caribbean.
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
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Our Lead Investor
Resilient Energi’s founding investor is Virya, LLC, supporters of new ventures with high potential to eliminate global greenhouse gas emissions. Virya is led by visionary impact investors Chris Anderson, the leader of the TED organization, Juan Enriques, Stephen Petranek, and Solomon Goldstein-Rose. The Virya team is helping Resilient Energi secure additional investors and finance for the rapid scale-up of Resilient Energi power plants across the U.S. and internationally.
Chris Anderson is known for his leadership of the TED organization, which recently created the global COUNTDOWN climate change initiative. Through the Audacious Project, Chris has raised over $1 Billion for impact-driven projects.
Juan Enriquez is the managing director of Excel Venture Management, and helped found Synthetic Genomics. A biotech expert and futurist, Enriquez is the author of Right/Wrong: How Technology Transforms Our Ethics.
As the Operating Partner of Ocean Zero LLC, Stephen Petranek invests in innovative companies that can make a breakthrough difference in decarbonizing the world’s oceans, rivers and lakes. He is an Investment Advisor for Virya LLC, the lead investor with Resilient Energi. Petranek is the former editor of The Washington Post Magazine, science editor at Life Magazine and editor-in-chief of Discover Magazine.
Solomon Goldstein-Rose was the youngest Massachusetts legislator when he was elected at age 22. He served for two years before focusing full-time on climate change. More recently, he synthesized a framework on global climate change solutions in his book, The 100% Solution: A Plan for Solving Climate Change.
Collaboration & Partnerships
Resilient Energi is committed to achieving net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions before 2050. We will accomplish this through collaboration and strategic partnerships with governments, corporations, and non-government organizations (NGOs).
Resilient Energi supports the United Nations Paris Agreement to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius, compared to pre-industrial levels. Countries need to reach net zero GHG emissions before 2050.
Through our strategic partnerships, Resilient Energi supports government and corporate climate action around the world to achieve this milestone.
Key U.S. and international government and corporate initiatives supported by Resilient Energi include:
Resilient Energi was established in 2021 in Nashville, Tennessee to meet the highest standards of social, environmental and legal performance to balance profit and purpose.
We are committed to accelerating a global shift to redefine success in business and build a more inclusive, climate resilient and sustainable economy.