Earthjustice Welcomes Adam Cohen to Board of Trustees
Cohen is a veteran renewable energy expert whose insight will be essential to achieving the organization’s ambitious climate goals
Earthjustice is excited to announce that Adam Cohen has joined the organization’s Board of Trustees.
Cohen is a co-founder and CEO of Ranger Power, a solar energy development company. An esteemed renewable energy advocate, Adam has over 14 years of experience in the renewable energy sector concentrated on the development, construction, and operation of clean energy projects. During his career he has successfully developed over 3,000 MW of energy projects, leading project development, community engagement, corporate management, and company strategy.
Previously, Adam served as president and founder of Ranger Solar and Ranger Energy (part of the Ranger Group with Ranger Power), which developed and sold over 1,400 MWs of utility scale solar projects in the New England and Mid-Atlantic energy markets. These projects represent some of the region’s first long term contracted solar assets that offer on-peak, cost-effective energy to local communities while providing new economic development to businesses and customers.
“The mission of Earthjustice speaks to me both personally and professionally”, said Cohen. “For the majority of my professional life, I have been dedicated to reducing our dependence on fossil fuels and advocacting for the implementation and growth of renewable energy. Additionally, I have long been fascinated with visiting the world’s most wild places and seek to ensure the preservation of these places for generations to come.”
“We are thrilled that Adam has joined the Board”, said Earthjustice President Abigail Dillen. “Adam is actively making the essential transition to clean energy a reality, and we are so fortunate to have his vision and leadership on the Board.”
Cohen is a graduate of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. Prior to forming the RangerGroup. Adam was a founding team member and vice president of Pioneer Green Energy, which brought to construction and into operation over 1,000 MW of new wind and solar projects across the U.S. Cohen has also led wind development projects into commercial operation while at E.ON Climate and Renewables and Airtricity Inc.
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