Matt Shortsleeve

Track D: Critical Clean Energy Solutions
Wed/PM 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Vice President, Development
Solect Energy
United States
The Power of Renewables: Solar and Energy Storage Development

Distributed solar projects are growing nationally due to support from the IRA, state programs, and decarbonization commitments and mandates. Headwinds from interconnection to supply chains and inflation constrain progress against aggressive clean energy goals. Domestic energy supply markets have experienced record volatility and massive price spikes. Transition to electric transportation, electric heat, and the massive amount of utility scale renewables scheduled to come online in the 2020's require comprehensive planning, and massive investments Distribution Grids and transmission. Learn about the state of the commercial solar and energy storage markets, and the work being done to unleash the renewable resources to power our electrified world!

Matt Shortsleeve is the Vice President of Development with Solect Energy, where he oversees Solect’s Solar & Storage program with PowerOptions and leads a project development team helping cities and towns, state agencies, and large non-profits deploy solar and storage projects.
With 13 years of renewable energy project development in New England, Matt is deeply experienced in public policy, building decarbonization and sustainability, power and lease contract law and negotiations, project finance, and business management. Matt earned his B.S. from Northeastern University, and completed the Presidio Graduate School's executive program in Sustainability Leadership.

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