Accelerating the energy transition

The path of least resistance starts here
Our mission is to deliver a disruptive grid edge digital energy platform to allow all forms of distributed generation and load to make a dynamic contribution in the relevant energy markets, whether as an individual unit or as an aggregated group of assets, providing flexibility, resilience and system stability at the lowest possible price.

The 4 Ds of energy change

The energy sector is in the midst of an unprecedented transformation. Decarbonisation, Decentralisation, Digitalisation and Democratisation are four macro trends that have been reshaping the entire energy ecosystem.

The energy transition brings about a number of key challenges that need to be overcome around the integration of renewables, and the need for greater flexibility, stability, resilience, and visibility across the energy system.

Consumer-centric products and new business models are needed to cater for the different way in which we generate and consume energy, and the radical shift towards fully digitalised, multiple technology-enabled energy uses.

Amp X is here to turn all the challenges associated with the ‘4D’s’ macro trends into valuable opportunities for the creation of a future-proof grid.


The drive towards decarbonisation continues with some countries already committed to net zero targets over the near term. Global supplies of wind and solar electricity are growing faster than expected, and consumer adoption of small renewable sources speeds up as they become more affordable.


The grid is evermore decentralised with the exponential increase in distributed energy resources (DERs) at the edge of the grid. DERs are fast growing in variety, sophistication and cumulative scale. They aren’t just a part of the current and future energy system: they are going to dominate it.


Digital technologies are advancing at an astounding rate: ~ 7.5 million digital devices come online each day. As sensors and processors become more affordable, we can gain visibility of the distribution grid which has historically been a “blind spot'', and we can coordinate DERs to provide grid flexibility.


Democratisation is driving towards the emergence of novel market constructs at a local level in highly disaggregated markets. In time, this will translate into a fully transactive grid where consumers/prosumers are able to trade energy and flexibility with other participants in the energy marketplace.


An inspiring
story of success

Amp X is a division of Amp, which is a prominent global renewable energy infrastructure manager, developer and owner. Founded in 2009, Amp has become one of the global leaders in renewable energy platforms with a proven track record of over 1.3GW of assets developed and built, and a further 2.2GW under construction. Based in Toronto, Canada, with operations in Japan, India, North America, Australia and Europe, Amp believes strongly in the macro thesis that as the penetration of renewable energy assets increases around the world, there is an evolving need for high value flexibility services.

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$750 million

equity deployed

>$2 billion



assets developed
and built


assets under construction


20 years in the energy industry

Irene has spent most of her career as a global Key Expert at Engie, delivering multi-million dollar savings through operational and commercial performance optimisation of thermal generation assets, and ground-breaking technology programmes. She has also led an international programme on energy blockchain at the World Energy Council.

Irene Di Martino

Executive Vice President, Head of Amp X

20 years in the aerospace & defence industry

Rod’s experience is in control, autonomy and human-machine interaction, ranging from engines to helicopters and battle management systems. He has 4 granted patents in the autonomy field.

Rod Buchanan

Technical Director

20 years in the energy industry

John's experience includes time in trading, commercial, regulation, EU affairs, policy and public affairs. He has worked for National Power and National Grid, where he was a member of the System Operator Executive Committee.

John Prime

Head of External & Regulatory Affairs


A perfect amalgamation of creativity
and technical know-how

A diverse and multidisciplinary team with expertise in key fields of the energy sector
Petr Vojáček
Head of Software Engineering
Robert Suhada
Head of AI & Machine Learning
Vaclav Moulis
Head of Comms & Control Systems
Rafael Villarroel
Head of Electromagnetic Design
Michael Krastev
Head of Product

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