Mr. James F. Groelinger is the Executive Director (Interim) of the Clean Energy Alliance, an association whose membership comprises clean energy innovation centers around the US, and Managing Director of Bellegrove Associates, a consulting company focusing on energy strategy issues, including the deployment of solar energy in the developing world. Previously, he was CEO and President of EPV Solar, Inc., a leading clean technology company that designs, manufactures, and sells amorphous silicon ("a-Si") thin-film photovoltaic ("PV") modules for power and BIPV applications.
Earlier, Mr. Groelinger was Senior Vice President for business development for CHI Energy, Inc., a Stamford, CT-based renewable energy company. Before that he was a director of Putnam, Hayes & Bartlett, Inc., an international energy strategy firm at which Mr. Groelinger was involved in numerous activities related to electric industry strategy and restructuring around the world.
Mr. Groelinger was the last VP-Finance of, the U.S. Synthetic Fuels Corporation where he structured and negotiated financial guarantee packages for the development of commercial synthetic fuels technologies.
Mr. Groelinger started his career as a process engineer for Monsanto Chemical Company. He has a BChE from City College of New York and an MBA-Finance from Temple University.