Key Capture Energy Announces Joel Vyduna as EVP of Technology, Other Leadership Team Promotions

Joel Vyduna Headshot

Albany, NY – May 8, 2024 – Key Capture Energy, LLC (“KCE”), a leading developer, owner and
operator of battery energy storage systems in the United States today announced Joel Vyduna
is joining its growing team as Executive Vice President of Technology and will be a member of
the Company’s Leadership Team. In addition, two members of the KCE team were promoted to
the role of Executive Vice President. Taylor Quarles is now Executive Vice President of
Development and Jim Brown is Executive Vice President of Engineering and Construction.

“Today is an important day for us here at Key Capture Energy as we continue to expand our
team to become an industry leading battery energy storage independent power producer,” said
KCE CEO Brian Hayes. “To have someone with Joel’s extensive background and industry
reputation joining us to head our technology team is a testament to what we are building.
Congratulations to Taylor and Jim, whose tireless commitment, effort and leadership exemplify
the special culture at KCE.”

Joel Vyduna joins KCE from Strata Clean Energy where he worked on project development,
execution, and asset management while leading the battery energy storage activities for the
company. Prior to Strata, Joel led the battery energy storage consulting practice at Luminate
and held various roles within Kiewit’s power division focused on the engineering, procurement
and construction of conventional power projects.

“Key Capture Energy was an early pioneer in the battery energy storage space and I’m excited
to be joining one of the best teams in the industry to help achieve the next phase of growth,”
said Joel Vyduna, EVP of Technology. “I look forward to keeping KCE at the forefront of the
industry as battery energy storage makes the renewable energy transition a reality across the

As KCE’s EVP of Development, Taylor Quarles oversees a development pipeline of over
9,000MW across the country. During his nearly six 6 years at KCE, Taylor has grown the
development team to 18 employees developing projects in 17 states. With Jim Brown becoming
KCE’s EVP of Engineering and Construction, he will manage all KCE’s construction activities.
This includes the ongoing construction of KCE TX 10 and KCE TX 15, both of which are 100 MW
projects and will come online later this year. In his five years at KCE Jim has managed the
financing or construction of all 623 MW of KCE’s projects in operations and under construction.

About Key Capture Energy
Founded in 2016 with offices in Albany, New York and Houston, Texas, Key Capture Energy is
a leading developer, owner, and operator of battery energy storage systems and energy
solution services across the United States, implementing market optimization software to create
a more advanced and resilient electric grid. KCE has 623 megawatts (MW) of standalone
energy storage projects in construction and operations and a development pipeline of over
9,000 MW of storage projects across the United States. Learn more at

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