Steve Thrall

Director of Development – North America

What Steve Does At Planet Ark Power

Steve leads Planet Ark Power’s expansion into North America’s clean energy market, educating key stakeholders on how the technology can be applied to transform the energy market in North America.


Steve is a passionate and driven renewables advocate committed to leading the transition to a clean energy world.

Experienced in the financial and energy markets of North America as well as the renewable energy market of Australia, Steve is spearheading Brisbane-based Planet Ark Power’s expansion into North America.

He began his career working in investment banking in Alberta, Canada where he was part of the merger & acquisition team responsible for orchestrating over $1.0 billion in corporate finance transactions, primarily in the oil and gas industry. Since, he has chosen to apply his skillset to a more sustainable cause by transitioning into renewable energy.

Before joining Planet Ark Power, he worked in the senior management team of a solar company in Alberta, Canada to establish the market for commercial and residential solar throughout Western Canada.

He is currently using his experience of the Australian and North American energy markets coupled with his deep understanding of Planet Ark Power’s business model and innovative eleXsys™ technology to drive Planet Ark Power’s mission to decarbonise the global electricity sector and create a clean energy world.


Bachelor of Commerce – University of Alberta - 2013
Majored in Energy Economics & Finance