across the globe — creating a brighter future for everyone.
What began as a wind farm in the Tehachapi-Mojave area of California in 1982, has become a global leader in wind energy development based in San Diego, California. Led by the industry’s top wind power veterans, Oak Creek Energy is known for the development, construction, operation and management of world-class renewable energy projects.
We team with local partners for wind power project development, combining our industry expertise with local knowledge, creating mutually beneficial relationships with landowners, businesses and community leaders to maximize project investments. The result is superior wind farm value for stakeholders and sustainable, inexpensive energy for everyone. With more than 130 years of combined wind industry experience, our energy professionals bring a wide range of expertise to global wind power projects and have proven experience in turbine technology, project structuring, siting, permitting, transmission and interconnection.
- Completed the sale of the first two construction-ready stages of the Tres Mesas Wind Project, one of the largest sustainable energy projects in Mexico to date.
- Originated the Gigawatt-scale Alta Wind Energy Center. Backed by a 1,550 MW renewable energy power purchase agreement with Southern California Edison, this development utilizes the largest renewable energy transmission project in the country.
- Successfully developed the largest behind-the-meter wind project in the US, a 24-MW project located near Mojave, California.
- Currently developing a pipeline of utility scale wind energy projects in California and Mexico.
Chief Executive Officer
Over 30 years wind energy expertise. Mr. Rydder is Vice-Chairman and President/Chief Executive Officer of the Oak Creek Group of companies
Chief Financial Officer
Per Madsen is Chief Financial Officer of Oak Creek Energy Systems, Inc. and joined the company in August 2006. Mr. Madsen is
Chief Development Officer
As OCE’s Chief Development Officer, Mr. Grismore leads OCE’s project development team and manages its portfolio of development projects. He directly manages
Executive Vice President
Over 13 years of international wind power and renewables
Mr. Ito is Executive Vice President of Oak Creek Energy with responsibilities including;
VP, Project Development
Mr. Garewal is Vice President of Project Development at Oak Creek Energy. He is responsible for managing development activities of Oak Creek Energy’s wind projects.
As Vice President – Controller, Mr. Fleck manages and directs the operational accounting activities of OCE and its affiliated entities. His responsibilities include
Director of Proj. Dev.
Mr. Villarreal joined OCE in January 2013 as Director of Project Development. He is responsible for
Director of Operations
Mr. Johnson is the Director of Business Development and Operations for OCE. He is the first point of contact for developers and other clients with projects looking for OCE’s involvement.
Carina Leegaard Costa
With nearly a decade of experience in wind energy, Carina Costa understands the ins and outs of the industry.