Danny Kennedy

President, SfunCube and Co-founder, Sungevity

Danny Kennedy

President, SfunCube and Co-founder, Sungevity

Biography

Danny Kennedy started Sungevity, the largest privately held solar service company in the USA, in 2007 and now leads international business development. He authored the book “Rooftop Revolution: How Solar Power Can Save Our Economy – and Our Planet – from Dirty Energy” in 2012. He also cofounded The SfunCube – the only Incubator and Accelerator supporting solar entrepreneurs to succeed. Danny has had global recognition as a sustainability activist, businessperson, and opinion leader. PBS awarded him the “Innovator of the Year” for moving the Planet Forward in 2011; in 2013 Rolling Stone described him as a “Solar Maverick”. Before Sungevity, Danny was Campaigns Manager for Greenpeace Australia Pacific. In 2001, he ran Greenpeace’s California Clean Energy Campaign, the successes of which helped lead to the current California Solar Initiative. He also sits on the Boards of several solar start ups including Powerhive and Sunergise. He serves with several non-profits including the Board of the Solar Foundation, VoteSolar, ecoAmerica, the Clean Tech Council of Sierra Club and World Resources Institute’s New Innovators Council.

All session by Danny Kennedy

The State of Solar

10:00 am - 10:15 am
Zero Net Energy Center