Katherine Hamilton, Chair, 38 North Solutions is coming to Madison to headline the RENEW Wisconsin Renewable Energy Summit on January 16, 2020. Heather talks with Katherine about trends in federal policy and global economic drivers as they relate to renewables. They discuss solar tax credits, trends in electricity storage and efforts by states to develop forward looking clean energy policies.
In her keynote address at the Wisconsin Renewable Energy Summit, Katherine will offer a global perspective on clean energy before zeroing in on Wisconsin’s role, opportunity, and strategies for advancing this industry.
Katherine has been listed on the #Solar100 board by kWh Analytics and received a Cleanie Award as Entrepreneur of the Year in 2018. Katherine served as President of the GridWise Alliance, advocating for nearly $5 billion in funding for smart grid projects in the Recovery Act.
At the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Katherine led buildings research and then managed government relations in Washington, DC. Katherine spent a decade at Virginia Power, designing overhead and underground electrical systems for commercial and residential developments. Katherine studied electrical engineering at Northern Virginia Community College and holds degrees from Cornell University and the Sorbonne. Katherine is part of The Energy Gang podcast through Greentech Media.