MEET THE TEAM

JEREMY CRANE
Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder

As the Chief Executive Officer of Yellow Door Energy, Jeremy is leading the expansion of the distributed solar industry in the MENA region. He co-founded Yellow Door Energy with Adenium, where he previously acted as COO and helped build the region’s most successful renewable energy investor, deploying over $250 million in solar. Most recently, Jeremy and his team raised $65 million in Series A financing from global investors such as IFC, Mitsui, Equinor, APICORP and Adenium.

Jeremy founded his first solar venture in Canada developing and financing $40 million of rooftop solar projects. He has also run a power utility and a phone company in Honduras, built wind farms in the USA, and worked as a strategy consultant at Bain & Company.

Jeremy holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering from University of Waterloo in Canada and an MBA from INSEAD in France.

Recent Speaking Engagements

Dii Desert Energy Leadership Summit – October 2018 in Dubai, UAE
Commercial and Industrial Sector Solar Leasing Round Table

IFC’s Emerging Markets Venture Forum – October 2018 in San Francisco, USA
Impact of Disruptive Tech in Infrastructure

MENA New Energy Update – April 2018 in Dubai, UAE
Captive Solar in MENA: Opportunities in Distributed Generation

The Economist Green Business Summit – April 2018 in Abu Dhabi, UAE
Resource Efficiency: Shifting towards a Circular Economy

New Energy Update – February 2018 online webinar with +960 registrants
Opportunities in MENA for Captive Solar

Dii Desert Energy Leadership Summit – November 2017 in Dubai, UAE
On the Road Towards Emission-free Power Supply / 100% Renewables

Dubai Solar Show Seminar Week – October 2017 in Dubai, UAE
Cost of Finance: Residential, Commercial, Industry and Utility Scale Solar

Intersolar Middle East Conference – September 2017 in Dubai, UAE
Jordan – Maturing of Middle East′s Oldest Solar Market

Bloomberg New Energy Finance – September 2017 in Dubai, UAE
Unlocking Solar Financing Roundtable

Africa Renewable Energy Leaders’ Summit – April 2017 in Nairobi, Kenya
Funding Options for Commercial and Industrial Solar

World Future Energy Summit – January 2017 in Abu Dhabi, UAE
Distributed solar and the future of utilities: adapting to new market economics

Unlocking Solar Capital Africa – November 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya
Solar 2.0: PPAs with Large Non-governmental Electricity Consumers – How to Efficiently Structure Bankable Deals?

World Green Economy Summit – October 2016 in Dubai, UAE
PPP VII Renewable Energy at Scale – Decentralized & Off Grid

Energy Efficiency in MENA, Clean Energy Business Council – September 2016 in Dubai, UAE
Distributed Generation – Combining Energy Efficiency with Energy Distribution 

EDAMA Conference – March 2016 in Amman, Jordan
Solar leasing and other financing options for solar power implementation

EDAMA Conference – January 2016 in Amman, Jordan
Wheeling Regulations and the Sustainable Energy Transition

Islamic Project Financing: A New Path – October 2015 in Dubai, UAE
Overview of the Energy Sector and the role of Green Sukuk

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