DUBLIN, — August 25, 2021 Yondr Group, a global leader, developer, owner operator and service provider of data center solutions, today announced the appointment of Ross McConnell as Global Head of Energy. In this role, McConnell will be responsible for developing and delivering Yondr’s renewable energy strategy.
McConnell brings with him more than 10 years of experience in the energy and renewables space. Prior to joining Yondr, McConnell worked in Naturgy Ireland’s (part of the Naturgy Energy Group) senior management team. As Head of Renewables and Services, he oversaw the renewable business division and led a team that originated, negotiated, and signed hundreds of megawatts of Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs). McConnell also has extensive experience in delivering innovative renewable energy solutions for large energy users.
“I am proud to be joining Yondr and leading its renewable energy efforts. We are at an inflection point, with an ever-increasing demand for data center capacity worldwide yet the need to decarbonise energy,” said Ross McConnell, Yondr’s Global Head of Energy. “It’s a fantastic opportunity to deliver impactful energy solutions and help our clients on their renewable and sustainability journeys.”
“Ross is a tremendous addition to the Yondr team. His experience will be invaluable in developing our renewable energy strategy,” said Pete Jones, Chief Development Officer and Founder at Yondr Group. “ Our clients see the use of clean energy in their data center facilities as a high priority. We’re continually developing new strategies to create a positive impact on our planet.”
About Yondr Group
Yondr Group is a developer, owner operator and service provider of hyperscale data centers. The company’s mission is to meet growing businesses’ data center capacity and technical real estate needs faster, more elegantly and with better performance outcomes than anyone else. As an organization, Yondr self-funds, designs, delivers and operates hyperscale data center facilities globally. For more information, visit www.yondrgroup.com
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