Stellar Energy, a Rohnert Park, Calif.-based commercial and utility-scale solar engineering, procurement and construction company, has hired Chris Larsen as director of Southeast project development.
Larsen, who joined the industry in 1996, will be focused on partnerships with solar developers to build multi-megawatt solar projects in North Carolina and beyond. The hire marks Stellar Energy's entry into this solar market.
From 1996 to 2001, Larsen served as director of policy programs at NC State University's Solar Center, specializing in distributed generation and utility interconnection issues. HeÂ also spent 10 years with the Swiss engineering group ABB Ltd, leading the PV inverter design team.
Larsen previously served as a board member for both the North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association and NC Green Power and was a consultant to the North Carolina Energy Policy Council.