August 8 - 10, 2017

San Diego, California

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Speaker Bio

Bob Rudd

Vice President- Project Development, Energy Storage & Microgrids


Bob Rudd has been with SolarCity for over 4 years and currently serves as SolarCity’s Vice President, Project Development, Energy Storage & Microgrids. In this role, Mr. Rudd is responsible for all business development activities in the C&I / Utility energy storage space, as well as in the provision of holistic microgrid solutions for utilities, governments, and other unique energy consumers. Under Mr. Rudd’s leadership, SolarCity has contracted over 100 MWh of energy storage projects, including several marquee customers in the F500, Public Sector, and Utility market segments. Prior to SolarCity, Mr. Rudd spent many years in leadership positions within the solar industry, most recently working for Sharp Electronics focused on M&A of utility scale solar projects both domestically and abroad. Mr. Rudd holds a B.S. in Finance from the University of Colorado and was an NCAA Division 1 swimmer.