Lunch & Learn Series | Solar Development in Ohio

Friday, October 30, 2020 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Have you considered a career in the clean energy industry? If so, this presentation will walk you through the 101 of ground-mounted solar. Open Road Renewables Vice President Mike Volpe will cover a broad range of solar topics including: the cost of solar, how solar arrays connect to the grid, what is driving new solar additions, the project development cycle, the local hearing process, and solar’s economic, environmental and pollution impacts. The discussion will conclude with Q&A with an opportunity to ask questions about the industry and careers throughout the region.


Register for this virtual Lunch & Learn at the top of this page next to "I'm interested." Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email and attachment to add this event to your calendar. You will receive a separate email containing the Zoom link prior to the event.


About the speaker: Mike Volpe is a renewable energy industry expert with over a decade of experience spanning customer origination, project development, and finance. Mike co-founded Open Road Renewables nearly five years ago with the goal of developing least-cost renewable energy in Ohio and across the PJM region. The Open Road has established itself as one of the early leaders in the Ohio solar industry successfully developing the first utility-scale solar project in the Buckeye state.  
Mike currently serves as a founding board member of the Utility Scale Solar Energy Coalition of Ohio (USSEC) and is very active in renewable energy policy development in the Midwest, including recently testifying in the Ohio House Economic Recovery Task Force in April.  Mike holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering from Vanderbilt University and a Master of Business Administration from Stanford University.  

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A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants prior to the event. Registration is located at the top of this page next to "I'm interested."

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