Thomas Byrne

Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer. Expert in clean energy finance with a passion for leveraging technology to expand clean energy markets.

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Thomas leads strategy and operations at CleanCapital. As an attorney specializing in clean energy financing, he saw how inefficiency was hampering the growth of clean energy investment and envisioned a technology-based solution.

Prior to founding CleanCapital, Thomas served as Partner and General Counsel at True Green Capital, a private equity firm focused on distributed solar investments. He led the financing of landmark clean energy projects including NRG’s California Valley Solar Ranch, Caithness’ Shephards Flat Wind Project, and Terra Gen’s Alta Wind Energy Center. Thomas is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley and the UCLA School of Law.

  • Named to Renewable Energy World’s inaugural Solar 40 Under 40 list.

Notable speaking engagements

Yale Energy Finance Panel
New Haven, CT
October 24, 2017

Fintech Rising Summit
RISE – New York, NY
October 11, 2017

NYC CleanTech
New York, NY
March 8, 2017