Harry A. Warren, Jr. is President of CleanGrid Advisors LLC, providing consulting and new venture development support on renewable energy opportunities nationwide, with special focus on Mid-Atlantic markets.
Harry was formerly Executive Vice President of Community Energy, Inc., a leading developer of large-scale solar power projects nationwide. Harry was responsible for coordinating sales in the Washington, D.C. – Baltimore region, as well as community solar, virtual net metering, and other retail customer access programs across the country.
Prior to joining Community Energy, Harry was president of Washington Gas Energy Services, Inc., a leading retail electricity and natural gas marketer in the mid-Atlantic region. He served as President of WGES from 1997 to 2014. WGES ranked first in customer satisfaction among retail electricity providers in Maryland in J.D. Power’s 2014 survey. The company was named Green Power Supplier of the Year in the non-utility category by the U.S. Department of Energy in 2011 and was given a Mayor’s Sustainability Award by the District of Columbia Department of the Environment in 2013. Harry negotiated the corporation’s first solar PPAs in 2008 and 2009. He previously worked for WGES’ utility affiliate, Washington Gas. At the utility he served in many roles including Executive Assistant in the Office of the Chairman, Director of Investor Relations, and Director of Sales. Prior to joining Washington Gas, Harry worked in research, development and design of renewable energy systems.
Harry serves on the Board of Directors of the National Energy Marketers Association and is past Chairman of its Executive Committee. He is on the Board of Directors of the Maryland-DC- Virginia Solar Energy Industry Association and serves as the Association’s Treasurer. He was presented with a Solar Leader – Industry award by MDV-SEIA in 2011. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Princeton University and a Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University.