Mr. James F. 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 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 electric industry strategy and restructuring around the world.
Mr. Groelinger started his career as a process engineer for Monsanto Chemical Company. He has a BChE from City College of New York and an MBA-Finance from Temple University.
About The Clean Energy Alliance
The Clean Energy Alliance (CEA), established in 2000 by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), is an alliance of leading business incubators dedicated to providing business and financial services tailored to the needs of the clean energy community. Current CEA member incubators are located in California (Environmental Business Cluster, San Jose and CleanStart/McClellan Technology Incubator, McClellan), New Mexico (Technology Ventures Corporation, Albuquerque), Texas (ATI Clean Energy Incubator, Austin), Kansas (Enterprise Center of Johnson County, Lenexa), Alabama (Biztech, Huntsville and Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence, Mobile), Florida (Technological Research and Development Authority, Melbourne) Georgia (Georgia Institute of Technology-Venture Lab, Atlanta), Virginia (National Institute for the Commercialization of Clean Energy, Blackstone), New Jersey (Rutgers Eco-complex, Bordentown), and New York (Energy and Environmental Technology Applications Center, Albany). For additional information on Clean Energy Alliance, see www.cleanenergyalliance.com/.