Management Board

Grzegorz NowaczewskiGrzegorz Nowaczewski
President of the Management Board

A graduate of Warsaw University of Technology at the Department of Production Engineering field of study Management and Marketing. Co-founder of the innovative company Virtual Power Plant (VPPlant), which objective is to create a virtual power plant (VPP) based on the potential to shift the momentary energy consumption in modern buildings away from the peak hours.

Grzegorz Nowaczewski has 23 years of experience in designing IT solutions. Previously, he was the head of technology projects at Polish television channels and pioneer of wireless Internet applications in the field of remote control and banking.

VPPlant platform enables the exchange of benefits resulting from the real-time adjusting of energy consumption by active energy consumers to the current capacity of DSOs or situation on the transmission grid. Services provided by VPPlant are measured by “negawatts” (energy, consumption of which was consciously abandoned). As part of the research and development project, co-funded by the National Centre for Research and Development program Alfa Bridge – the company has developed an Enabler DSR service. This technology adjusts the consumption of electricity and heat in buildings to their variable occupancy while maintaining comfort perceived by the people inside. Enabler DSR also prepares the building from technical standpoint to the changes that will occur in the next decade in the European energy sector.

In July 2016 VPPlant started oBEMS project to expand Enabler DSR for better optimization of office buildings. This project is co-financed with the use of European funds under the Smart Growth Operational Programme 2014-2020.

 

Tomasz ZganiaczTomasz Zganiacz
Vice-President of the Management Board Managing Director

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Engineer, MBA, manager with significant experience in finance, investment projects, restructuring and development strategies. Vice-President of Qualia Development, previously director of Ministry of Treasury responsible for capital market transactions and ownership supervision, CEO of Triton Development (real estate development company listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange), CFO of Arksteel, credit department manager at Societe Generale, member of the academic and teaching staff at Warsaw University of Technology, engaged in the asset management of Poland’s NIF programme. He has taken part in numerous projects across different sectors, in cooperation with commercial and investment banks, brokerage houses and other capital markets players. He has extensive supervisory board experience, among others as a member of the boards of PKO BP and PZU (Poland’s largest bank and insurance company respectively, the Warsaw Stock Exchange, PHN (Polish Real Estate Holding).