TenneSEIA (Tennessee Solar Energy Industries Association) is the state affiliate for the national Solar Energy Industries Association, and represents the interest of the solar energy industry in the Tennessee Valley. The mission of TenneSEIA is to is to promote the development of solar energy and complementary technologies, including storage, positioning the Tennessee Valley’s residents and businesses as leaders in clean energy deployment and economic development.
The Association was officially kicked off at an event in Nashville on September 15th, 2010 and voted in it’s first Board of Directors on November 15th, 2010. It achieved the legal status of a 501C(6) business association on December 3rd, 2010.
2022 Board Of Directors
- DAVID ADAMS, Wilmot Inc.
- CHRIS BOWLES, Bradley
- MATT BROWN, Silicon Ranch Corporation
- BRION FITZPATRICK, Nexamp
- JOHN KEMP, AvanGrid Renewables
- BLAIR KENDALL, Urban Grid
- CHRIS KOCZAJA, LightWave Solar
- JASON LOYET, Solar Site Design
- KEITH GORDON, Duncan Weinberg Genzer & Pembroke
- SCOTT NOETHEN, Appalachian Renewable Resources
- TYLER NORRIS, Cypress Creek
- KEITH GORDON, DWG&P
- GIL HOUGH, Executive Director
Tenneseia Executive Committee
Chris Koczaja serves as LightWave Solar’s President and CEO, leading the company in its pursuit to deliver high quality and cost effective solar power solutions. Previous to this role, he…
David brings a sustainable approach to engineering and design. He understands that the best solutions to a problem take into account not only financial and physical limitations, but also social…
John M Kemp Avangird Renewables, Senior Business Development Manager John Kemp started in the solar development business in 2008 founding Earth Right Energy, INC. During his tenure at ERE, John…
Experienced commercial and utility scale solar energy developer, developing over 60 projects in 16 US states. Specializing in: New market development, Utility/DG scale solar land development, & Government affairs. •…