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Dan Shugar is the CEO of Nextracker, a FLEX company. Dan, or Shug as his friends call him, has been in the solar industry for nearly 30 years and in some way always thought about trackers. In this interview we talk about his background and ho
13. CEO of SEIA, Abby Hopper, Reflects On Biden Victory And McConnell's Senate by Yann Brandt
In this episode of the SolarWakeup podcast, Yann talks to Mike O’Boyle from Energy Innovation where he is the Director of Electricity Policy. Energy Innovation recently published a report authored by Mike that looks at the southeastern US energ
In this episode Yann talks to Gabe Phillips, the CEO and founder of Catalyst Power. Catalyst received the backing of BP Energy Partners to the tune of $60million in order to scale their retail energy business. Gabe describes the novel approac
In this episode Yann talks to Tim Rochman who leads all things solar at EagleView Technologies. Eagleview works with municipalities and insurance companies around the Country to provide data on real estate or after a natural disaster. Eaglevi
In this episode Yann talks to John Powers of Extensible Energy. Extensible sells the DemandEx platform which is referred to as a virtual battery. The virtual battery allows buildings to operate more efficiently with minimal hardware, lowering
In this episode we talk with the CEO of Inovateus Solar, TJ Kanczuzewksi, about their recently released sustainability report. Inovateus sees sustainability in two parts, first being the sustainability of their customers and why they are going
Eric Clifton is the CEO of Orison which announced a recent close of their $8.5million seed round. The latest capital came from Australia's Origin Energy. Orison has a wall mounted energy storage platform that is meant to be simple enough for h
Nick Chaset is the CEO of East Bay Community Energy, a Community Choice Aggregator (CCA for short) based in Alameda County. Nick is a lifelong energy professional and has taken the relatively new organization to new heights. We talk about vir
John Farrell leads ILSR Energy Democratization Initiative and his plan to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic is to install 30 million solar roofs across the Country. In his thoughtful post, John outlines how, where and why this is the way to bu
In this episode Yann talks with Rob Newman, the CEO of Nearmap. With online design tools becoming the only way solar is done anymore, aerial imagery data is more important than ever. Nearmaps flies a plan over your house 3 times a year, every
Andy Klump is the CEO of Clean Energy Associates (CEA). CEA is a team of specialists that oversee and manage purchasing, quality control and quality assurance programs for manufacturers, suppliers and other cleantech companies. For example, lar
Yann is joined by Palmetto's CEO, Chris Kemper, and President, Sean Hayes. Palmetto has been serving the residential solar market for a decade since Chris drew up the concept. Over the years Palmetto has had to pivot many times to keep up wit
Yann talks with Tom Matzzie, the CEO of Clean Choice Energy. Clean Choice is a retail energy provider that serves customers with renewable energy and also has a community solar development division. With a data driven marketing model, Tom share
Taped at MREA's Energy Fair, I speak with Deb Erwin (Xcel Energy), Eric Udelhofen (One Energy Renewables) and Nick Hylla (MREA). We talk about the future of solar in the Midwest and how to grow it faster and bigger! Deb Erwin is the manager of
Satya Rhodes-Conway is the Mayor of Madison, Wisconsin and when it comes to renewable energy, she is all in. I speak to the Mayor about the goals the City has given itself and how they plan to get there. We cover the ways that consumers can get
Taped at SolarWakeup Live! Boston, I speak with Marc Roper from Engie Storage about the storage market's growth and where it goes from here. Check out solargraf.com/solarwakeup to trial the exciting solar sales accelerator. The online platfor
Taped at SolarWakeup Live! Boston, I speak with Nathan Phelps from Vote Solar about the needs for regulations to keep up with solar's growth. Check out solargraf.com/solarwakeup to trial the exciting solar sales accelerator. The online platfo
Taped at SolarWakeup Live! Boston, I speak with Michael Judge about the progress SMART has seen over the last year. We talk about the issues and ongoing regulatory changes that the program is looking for. Check out solargraf.com/solarwakeup t
Taped live at SolarWakeup Live! Boston, I speak with Jon Bonanno about opportunity zones. If you are interesting in learning more and seeing some of the backup material, send an email to Yann. Thank you to the sponsors that made the event hap
In this episode of SolarWakeup’s podcast I talk to Mary Barber of the Environmental Defense Fund. Mary has been the lead on the EDF’s work regarding NJ’s push for more solar and took part in Governor Murphy’s transition team on clean energy iss
In this episode of SolarWakeup’s podcast I talk with Jim Spano of Spano Partner Holdings. Jim is well known in the New Jersey solar market and continues to develop solar projects across the State. He recently launched a new company, Radiant REI
In this episode of SolarWakeup Live I talk to Thomas Byrne of CleanCapital. We talk about the difficulty to scale smaller solar and what path CleanCapital is taking to achieve this. Since the interview CleanCapital has acquired several portfoli
In this episode I speak with Dave Rosenfeld of the Solar Rights Alliance about the bipartisan legislation that was filed in California last week, the Solar Bill of Rights. The bill is California focused legislation but the story rings true acro
Jenya co-founded PVEL in 2010 and now serves as CEO. He developed the first extended reliability and performance test protocols for the downstream PV industry as well as innovative methods of evaluating PV performance for power plant level risk
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