Nate Hausman

Project Director

Nate Hausman is a Project Director for the Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA), where he works on solar policy issues. At CESA, Nate coordinates a multistate initiative to develop solar in locations that provide benefits to the grid. Nate has also managed CESA projects focused on reducing solar soft costs and helping states and municipalities ensure that distributed solar electricity remains consumer friendly and benefits low- and moderate-income households. He authored CESA’s A Homeowner’s Guide to Solar Financing: Leases, Loans, and PPAs and co-authored CESA’s State Solar Contract Disclosure Requirements and Consumer Protection for Community Solar: A Guide for States. In 2018, Nate was selected for Renewable Energy World’s Solar 40 Under 40 list, which recognizes solar energy professionals under the age of 40 who are “fearless challenging and changing traditional solar business models.” Nate currently sits on the board of several nonprofit organizations, including the Catamount Trail Association, Montpelier Alive, and Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund. Nate is an attorney licensed to practice in Vermont. He holds a J.D. with a certificate in Environmental & Natural Resources Law from Lewis & Clark Law School and a B.A. from Colorado College.

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Blog Posts by Nate Hausman

Photo Credit: Samantha Donalds/ Clean Energy Group
Boardman Hill Solar Farm under construction in December 2014. Reprinted with permission.
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