Peter Podurgiel is CPV’s Senior Vice President and head of Project Development where he leads the company's thermal and renewable development efforts throughout North America. During the past five years, CPV’s development program has enjoyed unprecedented success with five major thermal projects financed at a value of more than $4.3 billion, with another two in mature stages of development and more on the drawing board.
In addition to his role with the executive team in transitioning CPV’s sponsorship funding to Global Infrastructure Partners (“GIP”) in 2015, Peter has also played a number of key leadership roles for CPV throughout the years and has been instrumental in the growth and evolution of the company into a leading North American IPP.
Prior to heading up CPV's development program, Peter was one of the primary architects of CPV's Asset Management business launched in 2003. As a team leader, Peter created significant value for CPV clients during a period industry challenges. Peter also closed CPV’s first project in 2001, a 250 MW combined cycle natural gas electric generating facility in Florida.
Prior to joining CPV at its inception in 2000, Peter's early career was in commercial and retail real estate development where he helped to develop more than 8 million square feet of successful projects. In the late 1990s, he transitioned into the power industry where he served in critical project development roles for U.S. Generating Company.
Peter earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Fairfield University.