Creating alternative energy solutions for high energy demand customers


We are a renewable energy and storage developer, purpose-built to serve industrial and high energy demand customers


Our customers include refineries, pumping and compression stations, manufacturing and/or processing plants, terminals, and datacenters. Our development team works with project landowners and surrounding communities to responsibly develop power projects that support the success of rural and industrial-adjacent communities for generations to come.


About us

Industrial Sun features a world-class team of renewable energy industry veterans with a distinguished track record of success. 


Together, the Industrial Sun team has participated in the development of gigawatts of energy projects throughout the United States that are either in operation or currently under construction – representing billions of dollars of investment. As a values-aligned partner, we believe in responsibly developed solar projects that provide positive impacts to the environment, local economy, customers and landowners. 


Industrial Sun Leadership

Wade Gungoll , CEO
Wade Gungoll

As co-founder and CEO of Industrial Sun, Wade has served as a development executive or General Counsel for over 2GW of utility-scale solar energy projects across the United States, including some of the largest projects in operation today. As a result of his efforts, more than $2 billion in funds have been successfully invested in operational renewable energy projects, with enough clean energy generated to power the equivalent of over 500,000 American homes. Earlier in his career, he was a General Counsel and land management executive in the oil and gas industry. Mr. Gungoll earned a B.A., with distinction, from Yale and holds a J.D. from Columbia Law School.

Jeff Sabins , Chief Development Officer
Jeff Sabins

Jeff Sabins is the Chief Development Officer at Industrial Sun. With over 13 years of experience in renewable development, he has delivered 1.2GW of completed projects and over $1 billion in project investments. Before joining Industrial Sun, Sabins co-founded and served as Chief Development Officer at Solar Proponent, where he led the development of 6GW of solar and 6GWh of energy storage projects in ERCOT. He also held a leadership role as U.S. General Manager at Energiekontor and led mixed renewable energy projects at RES Americas. Sabins holds a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Energy and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Physics from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Jeff is based in Austin, Texas.

Jeff Sullivan , VP of Finance
Jeff Sullivan

As Industrial Sun's Vice President of Finance, Jeff leads the company's financial planning and project finance activities and manages relationships with current and potential capital partners. Jeff has four years of experience in the solar industry and has been a key player in the financing of over 1.2 GWdc of projects, power contracting for over 900 MWdc, and the sale of a 9 GW development pipeline. He started his career as an Officer at Naval Reactors where he led design engineering, construction, testing, and lifecycle planning activities for aircraft carrier nuclear propulsion systems. Jeff holds a Master of Business Administration and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas.

Alexandra Williams , VP of Origination
Alexandra Williams

Alexandra is responsible for Industrial Sun’s origination efforts where she devises creative power solutions to meet customer needs. Her extensive career experience in the power sector includes contracting over 800 MW of renewable power purchases and managing the two largest demand response books in the ERCOT market--with over 15 GW of aggregated power generation. Notably, the Gulf Coast Power Association selected her as the 2021 recipient of the Empowering Young Professionals Award, given annually to someone under 40 who has accomplished excellence in the power industry. Prior to joining the Industrial Sun team, she served ExxonMobil Corporation (XOM), where she developed and expanded XOM’s participation in the power markets. At XOM, she was responsible for renewable power purchases, trading, growing the demand response portfolio and managing key relationships/accounts in ERCOT, CAISO and MISO. Alexandra began her career at MP2 Energy on the real-time desk and later moved on to EDF Trading North America. Alexandra is a NERC certified reliability coordinator and a graduate of the University of Houston with a B.A. in History and a B.S. in Political Science.

Katherine Valdelievre , VP of Real Estate
Katherine Valdelievre

As Industrial Sun’s Vice President of Real Estate, Katherine manages all real estate and associated development legal matters for Industrial Sun. Katherine came to the team from Apex Clean Energy where she worked as Real Estate Counsel. At Apex, Katherine drafted, negotiated, and managed land agreements, construction finance agreements, and purchase agreements on over 2 GW of wind, solar, hydrogen, and storage projects through the United States. Katherine holds a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law and a B.A. from Wake Forest University.

Drew Golder , VP of Transmission and Regulatory
Drew Golder

Drew manages all transmission and regulatory activity for Industrial Sun. Drew came to the team from Lightsource BP where he was VP of Transmission (Americas), leading the transmission team and all interconnection activities for a pipeline with a 12.5GW by 2025 goal. Drew began his work in the development of renewable energy projects at 7X Energy. He led transmission strategy and development of the 9GW 7X Energy platform from greenfield scouting through the completion of platform sale to BP
in the summer of 2021.
Prior to 7X Energy, Drew performed financing grade transmission congestion and basis risk analysis as a
consultant at Leidos and DNV GL. He has performed analysis for wind, solar, and natural gas combined
cycle projects in markets including ERCOT, PJM, SPP, MISO and NYISO. In this role Drew advised project developers, debt and tax equity providers on power market trends and developments in addition to
detailed quantitative analysis. Earlier in his career Drew held sales and consulting roles focused on wind turbine technology and has climbed wind turbines in 10 US states performing construction quality inspections. He has an MS in Engineering from Drexel University and a BS in Engineering from the University of


Benefits for energy buyers

We offer comprehensive and cost-saving solar development capabilities tailored to serve our customers and their facilities, including:


  • Refineries
  • Pumping and Compression Stations
  • Manufacturing and/or Processing Plants
  • Terminals
  • Datacenters

Unrivaled Power
Bill Savings

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We provide value well beyond the standard wholesale vPPA/PPA, with deep savings on multiple sections of your power bill.  Our larger customers can expect to save over $10MM per year.

Decarbonization for
Large Facilities & 
Their Customers

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Our solutions provide carbon reductions (GHGP Scope 1 and/or 2)  for your facilities as well as substantial numerical carbon reductions in the Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) of your products, reducing the supply chain (GHGP Scope 3) emissions of your customers.  Standard wholesale vPPAs/PPAs provide NO carbon reduction value in your product EPDs, regardless of what is done with the associated Renewable Energy Credits (RECs).

Diversity of Investment
to Power Buyer's

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Our projects bring renewable energy to the mix of property tax paying, employment enabling, and land utilizing commercial enterprises in industrial areas.


Our landowners are our partners – from project inception through construction and operation.


With a partnership mentality at the forefront of everything we do, Industrial Sun recognizes that the satisfaction of our landowners is vital to the success of our projects.  We proudly embrace the best land stewardship practices in our business. 


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Please email or call us to learn how we can help meet your alternative energy goals or if you’re interested in partnering on a solar project where you own the land



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3000 East Cesar Chavez Street, 
Suite 100

Austin, Texas 78702

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