Kristian Hanelt


Kristian is a veteran renewable energy professional with 15 years of energy project finance experience.

From 2011 to 2015 he served as Senior Vice President of Clean Power Finance where he built and led the Renewables Capital Markets Group to over $1 billion in capital raised for residential solar systems. From 2007 to 2011, he served as Co-founder and Vice President of Finance for Tioga Energy, an innovative venture-backed solar project developer that financed over 100 commercial-scale solar systems. Kristian also has experience in wholesale energy markets consulting, including for PA Consulting; coal mining for Oxbow Corporation; natural gas exploration and production for Gunnison Energy Corporation; and utility scale power generation development and acquisition for Arclight Capital.

Kristian  holds an MBA from Stanford University and a BS from Boston University.