Why Us?

We provide investors with high-impact targeted analytics that fill a void in the market. 

We help clients accelerate transition to a low carbon economy

Why Canetic is different:

  • Driven by industry experts in carbon and energy

  • Rigorous insider operating evaluations, reviews

  • Only focused on companies directly delivering climate impact

  • First to create forward curves for CO2 abatement

  • First to combine climate impact, financials and operations

  • First to assess key metrics to correlate impact and alpha

  • Truly useful and easy to understand CO2 abatement forecasts

Adding maximum value to investors:

  • Engagements are led by senior executives from the industry

  • Our approach brings maximum reliability and rigor

  • We have simplified complex data sets to useful decision tools

  • Dynamic models, algorithms are adapted to clients needs

  • Investors increase exposure to real climate leaders

  • Immediately useful benchmarks for climate impact of portfolios

  • Our teams optimize efforts and limited client internal resources

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Quality Council

Operating Team



Tony Altmann

Our CEO and Founder was a senior executive at NextEra Energy, where he championed renewable investing and led commercial efforts to expand in wind, solar, biomass and hydro. Tony then built International Renewables Group from scratch partnering with large utilities and developers for project siting, feasibility and valuation services. IRG worked in all renewables and cleantech markets and emerging technologies. He is currently Chairman at Energy IQ Group, a leader in micro-grids, and sits on advisory boards at several start-ups. Tony holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University.

Joseph Franceschi, PhD

Over 30 years of experience in energy project development, including deep work in renewable technologies. Dr. Franceschi was most recently Operating Advisor for Pegasus Capital handling renewables and cleantech and led customer technology solutions at NationalGrid US.

Samuel Bernstein, Ph.D.

Has authored more than 70 technical papers and has three US Patents in energy technology.  He was most recently Special Assistant to the Chairman of NationalGrid US and has started and run several energy technology companies.

Kenneth P. Hoffman

Served as the Chief Operating Officer of Terra-Gen Power an affiliate of Arclight Capital Partners operating a wide variety of renewable energy facilities.  He was formerly Senior Vice President of Caithness Energy and VP at NextEra Energy. 

Scott Mackillop

Has worked in financial services for over 40 years and is considered a thought leader having published over 80 articles. In 2015 Scott founded First Ascent Asset Management winning awards for innovation in portfolio management.

Mandy Fryer

Has been in competitive power generation, renewables and utility finance for more than 15 years. She is an expert in asset valuations and was most recently at Duff & Phelps as Managing Director, Power and Utilities and was Senior Director for Valuations at NextEra Energy.

Sonal Mahida

Has held senior positions in the ESG and impact investing field including  Head of North America for Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), the world’s leading network for major ESG investors, Vice President of CDP USA, and Senior Governance Analyst at TIAA-CREF She also led Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives at Hess Energy.

Karoline Barwinksi

Is a researcher and Project Manager at Harvard’s Chan School of Health and Environment. She also spent six years in ESG investing analytics and worked on climate change initiatives at Zevin Asset Management and ClearBridge.  

Rob Nordhagen

Is a senior accounting and analytics professional doing work for Fortune 500 companies as well as private equity firms. He has worked with Siemens and Sunbeam and was a Systems Engineer at Electronic Data Systems in Dallas Texas.

Ignacio Taveras

Was VP of Supply at Liberty Power, covering 50 utility territories. He was director of power development at Constellation and PSE&G and led retail sales teams at  Enron and Reliant Energy. He is an electrical engineer from University of Pennsylvania.