Mike brings 18 years of energy transition experience to exploit a the green hydrogen market after leadership roles in wind, solar, and battery storage. Prior to Strata, Mike founded Crossover Energy Partners as a development partner to Capital Dynamics’ Clean Energy Infrastructure Fund and then KKR’s infrastructure fund where his team originated projects which deployed over $1B of asset equity. Crossover was sold to Strata Clean Energy in 2022. In recent years, Mike has overseen all aspects of the energy storage portions of 7 projects totaling 2.8 GWhs (~$1B) of contracted projects while leading the development efforts surrounding an 8 GWh ($2B) storage project pipeline. Prior to co-founding Crossover, he held global leadership roles for a leading energy storage technology manufacturer. Earlier in his career, held executive roles for the then world’s largest manufacturers of solar panels (Trina Solar) and wind turbines (General Electric). Grunow graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis and received his MBA in Finance from Columbia University. He is married with three sons ages 11, 13 and 15.