Fred is a renewable energy advocate with over thirty years of experience in solar, wind, hydro, and biomass implementation and development. Over his career he has developed renewable energy and storage technologies including hydroelectric turbines, wind-diesel technology, and high-speed flywheels, and he has developed and delivered efficiency programs for utilities and the public sector. From 2001 to 2005 he was Manager of Renewables and Advanced Generation for the City of San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, where he grew the PUC’s solar program and was involved in helping to grow the solar market in California. He has received awards from the US EPA and the President of the United States, and is featured in the film “The Power of the Sun” which was premiered in DC on the Hill a few years ago. His current Title is Senior Director, Business Development, Northland Power Inc.