Episode 32: Abigail Ross Hopper
On this episode, Jon has invited back Abigail Ross Hopper, President and CEO of Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). This conversation discusses the state of solar, how the industry has responded to a challenging political climate, where solar is headed and the strength it has.
Abigail oversees all of SEIA’s activities, including government affairs, research, communications, and industry leadership, and is focused on creating a marketplace where solar will constitute a significant percentage of America’s energy generation. She served formerly as the Director of the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) and as Energy Advisor to Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley. Abby graduated Cum Laude from the Unviersity of Maryland School of Law and earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Dartmouth College.