R. Brent Alderfer
Chief Executive Officer and Founder
Brent Alderfer is CEO and co-founder of the Company, and is responsible for overall strategic direction, executive management and operations. Alderfer also directs corporate capital, finance and legal, and heads up the Marketing Division.
Alderfer served as a former Colorado Public Utility Commissioner and is well known in the renewable energy industry for his leadership in markets for new and renewable energy technologies, and brings that regulatory and policy expertise to the executive management team. Prior to co-founding the Company Alderfer was a principal in the consulting firm of Competitive Utility Strategies, advising on renewable and distributed renewable generation projects in both regulated and competitive markets. In that role, Alderfer consulted to the U.S. Department of Energy in 1999 on utility interconnection policy for renewable and distributed generation. As a Commissioner from 1996 to early 1999, Alderfer chaired the Energy Resources Committee of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners, where he led several initiatives on opening competitive electric markets, specifically directed to marketing clean and renewable electric supply. An electrical engineer and a lawyer, Alderfer headed a general commercial law practice for fifteen years representing development stage companies through start up and public offering. Alderfer holds an electrical engineering degree from Northeastern University and a law degree from Georgetown University.