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Our team wants to make sure that the innovation and benefits of renewable energy reach all communities around our country equally, starting with the communities in our own backyard that are getting left behind.
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Silicon Ranch is one of the nation’s leading developers, owners, and operators of utility scale solar energy plants with a mission to bring communities across the country low-cost, renewable energy, economic development, jobs, carbon solutions, and partnerships they can count on for the life of their solar projects. Clearloop is the growing carbon solutions platform for Silicon Ranch that partners with companies of all sizes to cut their carbon footprint by helping bring more solar projects online to decarbonize the grid in the communities around the country that can benefit the most. Clearloop is focused on getting a broad set of organizations across industries to use their climate dollars to clean up the grid and expand equitable access to clean energy in the United States.
We’re experiencing great demand for the tangible climate solution Clearloop offers and are looking for a driven professional with commercial partnerships experience and sales operations expertise who wants to help shape our dynamic organization as we work to usher in a just clean energy transition. If you’re ready to take your business development acumen to help build a strong organization that helps meets the growing and diverse demands of companies big and small looking to get into the climate action, then this is the role for you.
As the Commercial Partnerships Director for Clearloop you will be responsible for segmenting our current customers and making sense of our growing demand signals, building the processes of the commercial partnerships team into a cohesive sales cycle, and assessing and implementing the tools necessary to execute successful, efficient sales for the wide array of buyers—from large complex organizations to small and medium sized businesses. In this role, you will be responsible for recommending and developing specific customer-segment tools that are reflective of their needs. You will be responsible for managing the current two-person commercial partnerships team and will be in charge of its strategic growth in partnership with Clearloop’s leadership. You will also be the main point person for interactions with the broader Silicon Ranch business development team, which may have some overlapping customers. You’ll work closely with the Carbon Inventory team to ensure we have a healthy pipeline of supply to meet the growing demand, as well as work with the marketing team to ensure we have cohesive and targeted campaigns.
We’re experiencing great demand for the tangible climate solution Clearloop offers and are looking for a driven professional to join our leadership team to help shape our dynamic organization as we work to usher in a just clean energy transition. If you’re ready to take your policy experience and climate expertise to help shape the voluntary carbon market to ensure Clearloop can helps meet the growing and diverse demands of companies big and small looking to get into the climate action and tackle their scope 3 emissions, then this is the role for you.
For this role you will be leading the strategy behind policy engagement and be the voice for Clearloop in those discussions to ensure that the carbon accounting rules keep up with the science of Emissionality and the impact of equitable American grid decarbonization doesn’t get stuck in theoretical debates. You will actively engage in trends and changes in the voluntary carbon market including Scope 2 and 3 GHG Protocol accounting and corporate climate disclosure standards including TCFD, SEC, and SFDR. You will develop strategic policy recommendations related to programs and standards (i.e. VERRA, CAR, Gold Standard, etc.), quality ratings agencies (i.e. Sylvera, BeZero), marketing claims (i.e. FTC Green Guides) and reporting programs and will support promotion of and advocacy for Clearloop’s policy agenda with key carbon market stakeholders and at industry and market conferences and convenings.
We are looking for someone with a deep understanding of the voluntary carbon and renewable energy markets who feels passionately about investing in American communities otherwise getting left behind. If you want to lead the carbon market toward greater impact, accelerate decarbonization, and help companies of all sizes take climate action today, join our us as we work to focus corporate climate dollars on accelerating the deployment of solar projects in the communities around our country that can benefit the most and should see themselves reflected in our energy transition.
We’re experiencing great demand for the tangible climate solution Clearloop offers and are looking for a driven professional to join our growing team as we work to usher in a just clean energy transition. If you’re ready to take your data analytics skills to help bring patterns to life and visualize complex topics into relatable and accessible charts to strengthen arguments, this is the role for you.
For this role you will be responsible for maintaining data systems and implementing processes and initiatives that increase the effectiveness and integrity of data reporting and documentation. This position is accountable for creating and maintaining reports and supporting data gathering and reporting for dashboards and other data visualization tools to communicate findings using Microsoft BI. The Data and Reporting Analyst requires a strong understanding of Business Intelligence, SQL, data sets and schemas with the ability to build data models in Microsoft BI, leveraging varying data sources, while adding logic to make the data more meaningful to internal and external stakeholders.
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Focused on community partnerships, Karina is responsible for engaging with community and national partners to amplify the social and economic benefits of Clearloop’s solar projects. Karina is a strong believer that the renewable energy transition in the United States is a prime opportunity to create a more equitable energy grid, especially within the South. She loves to meet new people, see new places, and better understand the many diverse and valuable perspectives that Clearloop’s partners and community members hold. Karina is a Nashville, Tennessee native and a graduate of Vanderbilt University.
Commercial Partnerships Manager
As our Commercial Partnerships Manager, Emily is focused on identifying, building, and maintaining relationships with Clearloop’s corporate partners and helping them reach a wide range of ESG and sustainability goals. She is also tasked with creating and managing a sales engine that is capable of scaling with Clearloop. Emily’s work directly supports the needs of Clearloop’s growing partnership base and the company’s vision for rapid and equitable decarbonization of the U.S. electricity grid.
COO & Co-Founder
Bob Corney cut his teeth on local political campaigns in the late 1980s, embarking on a three decade career spanning politics, public service and public affairs with stints in the White House, Tennessee State Capitol and corporate C-suites. In addition to leading partnerships across Clearloop, he leads efforts to expand the ambition of corporate climate action through academic, institutional and advocacy efforts. At the core of this work is a common sense focus on decarbonizing the US electric grid, expanding access to clean energy for all and ensuring robust and tangible economic and social benefits in the communities currently getting left behind in the clean energy transition.
Corney has lived in Nashville on and off since childhood and makes it home once again with his wife and children.
CEO & Co-Founder
Laura Zapata has made a career in crisis communications and reputation management having worked in Congress, political campaigns, and Uber. She’s now helping companies reach their net-zero and ESG goals with tangible climate action and ensure that the environmental, health, and economic benefits of new solar projects reach American communities getting left behind.
Zapata is a strong believer that solar can do more if we’re intentional about the communities where we invest and is eager to tap into the economic power of more companies as they seek to tackle their carbon footprint and strive for an equitable clean energy transition. Zapata immigrated from Colombia, was raised in Memphis, Tennessee, and is a graduate of Dartmouth College.
Policy Research Director
As Clearloop’s Director of Policy Research, Bahaa is responsible for supporting solar project development by researching regulatory, interconnection, and permitting processes. He works closely with the rest of Clearloop’s and Silicon Ranch’s leadership team to build the investment case for its solar project pipeline and collaborating with the community relations teams to build support for solar generation.
Chief Development officer Silicon Ranch + Clearloop Chairman
As Silicon Ranch’s Chief Development Officer and Chairman of Clearloop, Boris is charged with leading the future growth of Silicon Ranch by expanding its project inventory into new markets and use cases across the U.S., and by advancing new product offerings around the company’s carbon solutions business Clearloop and its agrivoltaics solution Regenerative Energy. His role helps bridge together the unique offerings of Silicon Ranch, Clearloop and Regenerative Energy to meet growing customer climate ambitions and deliver tangible environmental, social, and economic impact for our customers and the communities in which we work.
A big believer that there are lots of ways of getting things done. Phil Bredesen is a former Nashville Mayor, Tennessee Governor, CEO, and a successful serial entrepreneur. As mayor of Nashville, Bredesen founded the Land Trust for Tennessee, which has protected more than 126,000 acres to date. As Governor, Phil Bredesen helped establish Tennessee’s largest conservation effort since the dedication of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, saving 127,000 acres in the Cumberland Plateau. As a businessman, Bredesen founded Silicon Ranch, one of the largest solar Independent Power Producers in the country. Today, Governor Bredesen is using his experience in the public and private sector to help build Clearloop as a helpful tool for companies of all sizes to make their climate investments have tangible social and economic benefits in communities across Middle America.
Head of Marketing
As Head of Marketing, Meram El Ramahi leads our marketing, communications and branding strategies, working closely with cross-functional teams within Clearloop and Silicon Ranch Corporation to drive growth, amplify our brand, and support our corporate carbon partners. With 20 years of experience leading marketing strategy and executing multi-faceted marketing campaigns in the energy sector, Meram’s expertise and work supports the company’s vision for rapid and equitable decarbonization of the U.S. electricity grid and helping maximize the environmental, social, and economic impact of solar development for communities across our country.
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