Jon Powers

Co-founder & president. Clean energy and national security expert committed to making clean energy accessible to everyone.

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Jon leads business development and marketing for CleanCapital.

Prior to joining CleanCapital, Jon led public sector business development at Bloom Energy. His passion for clean energy stems from his time serving with the U.S. Army in Iraq, where he learned how vital clean energy is to protecting America’s national security. He helped to revolutionize the U.S. Army’s energy program, first as Special Adviser for Energy to the Assistant Secretary of the Army and later as Director of Outreach for the Army’s Energy Initiatives Task Force. In 2012, Jon was appointed to the post of Federal Chief Sustainability Officer by President Obama. Jon is a graduate of John Carroll University and Johns Hopkins University.

  • Named to Washington Life’s Top 25 Tech Leaders in D.C., 2016.
  • Named to Renewable Energy World’s inaugural Solar 40 Under 40 list.

Notable speaking engagements

Solar Power International
Anaheim Convention Center – Anaheim, CA
September 24-27, 2018

Santa Clara Convention Center – Santa Clara, CA
September 19 – 21, 2017

SEIA’s Solar Goes Corporate
Convene – New York, NY
May 31, 2017