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Taylor Quarles

Vice President, Development

Taylor is Vice President of Development at Key Capture Energy. He is responsible for Key Capture’s portfolio of energy storage projects from site identification through completion of all development activities and hand-off to the construction team. Taylor and the development team advance projects working with landowners, permitting authorities, utilities, and ISO/RTOs. In addition, the development team plays an active role in supporting alignment between each project and the underlying grid and market needs. At Key Capture, Taylor has overseen the development of operational projects in both New York and Texas.

Prior to joining Key Capture, Taylor worked in project development at Apex Clean Energy, where he focused on utility-scale wind and solar projects in the northeast, including a wind project awarded in the 2018 NYSERDA LSR solicitation. Prior to his work in renewable energy, Taylor worked abroad in Latin America and the Caribbean with the Building Goodness Foundation (BGF), a nonprofit supporting capacity building and managing construction projects.

Taylor is a graduate of the University of Mary Washington with a degree in political science focusing on US/Latin American relations. He is a Clean Energy Leadership Institute (CELI) Fellow, having participated in the inaugural NYC cohort.