About PowerON

End-to-end fleet electrification partner

PowerON provides turnkey planning, design, installation, operation and energy management for fleets to reduce cost and emissions.

We understand that electrification is about more than just chargers and our technical expertise, experience and mastery of electrical systems allows us to deliver maximum ROI for our partners.

What drives us

We are working to create a better future for our clients by enabling cost savings and emissions reductions through transition to zero emissions vehicles.

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Our solutions

Our solutions cover the entire lifecycle of complex electrification and charging infrastructure – from planning and design, procurement and construction, to operation and maintenance, asset management, and intelligent energy management. This comprehensive approach enables fleet operators to transfer risk, and to focus on moving the people and things that matter.

Our leadership team

We are working to create a better future for our clients by enabling cost savings and emissions reductions through transition to zero emissions vehicles.

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President

Al Varney is the President, PowerON.

Prior to joining PowerON Al ran an advisory practice in which he conducted strategy and coaching work for CEO’s and enterprise clients. Previously Al had a 33-year career with Xerox that included executive roles in Canada, the United States and Europe.

Al holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from McMaster University. He and his wife Theresa live in Toronto.

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Managing Director

Keegan is PowerON’s Managing Director. He specializes in structuring electrification projects to minimize electricity costs for customers. He has over 10 years of experience working in Ontario’s electricity sector specializing in electricity markets, commercial contracts and business development.

Keegan was formerly General Manager of Ivy Charging Network where he oversaw the design, project planning, construction and operation of one of Ontario’s largest DC fast charging networks.

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Head of Business Development

Parag Datta is PowerON’s head of Business Development. He brings over 10 years of experience in corporate business development in the energy and infrastructure sector to his role at PowerON. He is responsible for business development and commercial management of PowerON’s fleet electrification portfolio. His extensive commercial experience in structuring and negotiation of complex commercial contracts and partnership agreements for large complex organizations is uniquely paired with extensive knowledge of the energy industry, regulation, policy and technology.

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Head of Project Development and Energy Markets

As PowerON’s Head of Project Development and Energy Markets, Valerie is responsible for overseeing the development of major electrical and software projects from concept to execution. Prior to joining PowerON, Valerie served as the Director of Energy Markets at Peak Power, where she led the team responsible for Peak’s electric asset fleet of energy storage, buildings, and EVs, optimizing the revenue stack and working to unlock new opportunities for distributed energy resources.

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Head of Project Management & Asset Management

Hamid is an experienced Project Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the construction industry. Skilled in Construction Management, contract management, project execution, and commissioning. He’s a strong program and project management professional with a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.Sc.) focused in Civil Engineering from University of Toronto. 

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Careers

PowerON is growing, with new opportunities for qualified and motivated electrification professionals to join the PowerON team and help decarbonize transportation.

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Let’s get your electric fleet ready to go.