Clean Energy Alliance
Mr. James Groelinger is an internationally experienced energy expert who focuses on business and technology development and commercialization. Currently, he is:
Previously, he was CEO and President of EPV Solar, Inc., a solar energy technology company that designed, manufactured, and sold amorphous silicon (“a-Si”) thin-film photovoltaic (“PV”) modules and manufacturing facilities for power and BIPV applications. Earlier, he was Senior Vice President for business development for CHI Energy, Inc., a Stamford, CT-based renewable energy company operating in hydroelectricity, biomass cogeneration, wind, and solar. Before that he was a director of Putnam, Hayes & Bartlett, Inc., an international energy strategy firm at which he was involved in numerous activities related to energy and electric industry strategy and restructuring around the world.
Mr. Groelinger started his career as a process engineer for Monsanto Company. He has a BChE from City College of New York and an MBA-Finance from Temple University.
About Clean Energy Alliance The Clean Energy Alliance (CEA) is a national organization of non-profit incubators with a focus on cleantech. CEA Members are highly skilled incubators and accelerators known for leadership in their fields. Collectively, they offer a wide range of services, expertise, and facilities that support the commercialization of technologies and services covering the gamut of the cleantech arena.
CEA membership also includes corporations, associations, and other entities that support the incubation commercialization process and the goals of CEA. Some CEA Members provide “physical” incubation services, which involve providing facilities for the clean energy start-ups they are mentoring/incubating. These facilities can be office space, warehouses, workshops or “wet” labs. Other CEA Members provide “virtual” incubation services, whereby their mentoring services do not include a physical space.
With the US Department of Energy, CEA has formed the Department of Energy Small Business and Clean Energy Alliance Partnership. Information about this exciting and innovative program can be found on the DOE-CEA Partnership page.