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CEC Team Member Spotlight: Roy Palk, National Energy Advisor

Community solar is a relatively new industry, yet it is benefitting from the expertise of seasoned energy market professionals. For Clean Energy Collective, this comes via Roy Palk, a 46-year industry veteran that serves as CEC’s National Energy Advisor. Roy guides CEC with strategic and market development efforts, primarily with electric cooperatives and municipal utilities, and represents CEC with those ... Read More »

Solar Specialist: Karen Hartman

A Denver native, Karen Hartman is a solar enthusiast and devoted Denver Broncos fan. Her first job out of college was working for a solar company in the Mile High City, and her passion for harnessing the sun’s energy is still evident today. “I have always been interested in renewable energy, and in doing my part to reduce our carbon ... Read More »

Solar Specialist: Mike Dotts

Community solar specialist Mike Dotts of Thornton, Colorado came to the world of clean energy from Sprawl—the world’s leading fight shorts—where he was director of sales and operations. Now he’s assisting residents in the fight for a clean energy future by selling community solar or “roofless” solar systems across the U.S. By helping qualified renters, homeowners and condominium dwellers go ... Read More »

Solar Specialist: Amanda Ishman

Amanda Ishman is a community solar specialist from Arvada, Colorado. A twin and an outdoor enthusiast, Amanda enjoys spending time with her family and recreating in Colorado’s vast outdoors. She worked for six years at Vail Resorts before joining Clean Energy Collective (CEC), where Amanda now educates the public on how easy it is to go solar without installing panels on ... Read More »

Solar Specialist: Matthew Brenn

Matthew Brenn is a solar specialist who grew up in Anchorage, Alaska. During his time in The Last Frontier, Matt worked as a commercial fisherman and caught wild Alaskan Salmon from boats on television’s “Deadliest Catch.” Before he moved to Colorado and began playing a key role in the community solar movement, Matt sold and installed rooftop solar systems on the island of St. ... Read More »