President & Director
Tom Carbone serves as Tri Global Energy's President focusing on originating renewable energy projects; securing development and project financing; as well as supporting the CEO in executing the company's vision and strategies. He was integrally involved in the recruiting and management of the original Project Board of Managers, involving the manager group to develop all of Tri Global Energy’s Texas wind farms. From this base, Tom has overseen negotiations to strategically sell select projects to national and international renewable energy leaders, nurturing those relationships on an ongoing basis. Tom has led Tri Global Energy’s expansion into solar and energy storage projects, and expansion into Illinois, Indiana, Nebraska, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Wyoming.
Tom has spent most of his 39-year career leading and managing OEM companies involved in the engineering, sales and service of fossil based and renewable energy generation technologies. His career also includes project development and project financing of power generation facilities in the USA, Central America, and Asia.
Prior to joining the company, Tom was the CEO of the Americas division of Vestas Wind Systems A/S, the world's leading provider of onshore and offshore wind power solutions. He led the company's sales, project installation, and service business areas, tripling their annual order-intake from $300 million to over $1 billion.
Prior to Vestas, Tom was CEO of Wartsila North America Inc, a division of Wartsila Corporation a leading global company involved in total ship power and distributed power generation solutions from 5 to 200 MW. During his tenure, the regional business grew to an installed base of 8,000 MW on land and at sea. His 11 years at Wartsila included a two-and-half year assignment at their European headquarters as Corporate Vice President of Human Resources.
Earlier in his career he was involved in business development and general management of a manufacturing plant at Bombardier Corporation, the world's leading provider of commercial regional jets and rail transit vehicles.
Tom is a graduate of Cornell University College of Engineering, School of Operations Research and Industrial Engineering.