Mr. Kimmelman established Energy Capital Partners in April 2005 and serves as its Senior Partner. Mr. Kimmelman currently serves on the boards of US Development Group, LLC, USD Partners, LP, Sunnova Energy Corp., CE2 Carbon Capital, LLC, PLH Group, Inc., and NESCO Holdings LP.
Prior to founding Energy Capital, Mr. Kimmelman spent 22 years with Goldman Sachs, starting in 1983 in the firm’s Pipeline and Utilities Department within the Investment Banking Division. He remained exclusively focused on the energy and utility sectors in the Investment Banking Division until 2002 when he transferred to the firm’s J. Aron commodity group. He was named a General Partner of the firm in 1996. Mr. Kimmelman was instrumental in developing the Constellation Power Source concept as the initial entry point for Goldman Sachs as a principal into electricity markets. Additionally, Mr. Kimmelman was involved in the formation of Orion Power Holdings, Inc. From 2002 to 2005, Mr. Kimmelman played a leadership role at Goldman Sachs in building a power generation asset portfolio through the J. Aron commodity group.
Mr. Kimmelman received a B.A. in Economics from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.