Anthony O. Pereira, President & CEO of altPOWER has more than a decade of experience in leadership, building renewable energy projects throughout the New York Metropolitan area with some of the leading architectural, engineering and construction management firms in the world.
His achievements have been featured in professional papers on renewable energy and he has been a speaker on the topic at numerous events and conferences throughout the world. He has also been a featured guest on several local, national and international radio and television programs.
Anthony holds a BA in Economics from Fordham University in the Bronx and he spent a portion of degree studies at the University of Warwick in Coventry England. Upon receiving his degree, began fundraising and activist work with Greenpeace Action in New York City.
Anthony comes from a family of contractors, which to this day provide services in Connecticut; he decided to take his experience and his interest focus to improve a very wasteful sector of the economy. While working for his family business he attended a semester of courses in architecture at City College New York in Harlem and upon finishing began working in the New York City architecture and general construction sector.
In 1998, Anthony founded altPOWER, Inc., a renewable energy design and construction firm based in Manhattan with a primary focus on solar electric systems. Within the past 10 years he has built altPOWER into one of the most successful and well respected renewable energy businesses in the Northeast.
Following is a list of advisory positions Anthony as held within the renewable energy industry:
Following is a list of recent awards and acknowledgements Anthony has received: