Jacob Susman has been building businesses, investing, and developing projects in renewable energy since 1999. He led OwnEnergy from inception to its sale in August of 2015 to EDF Renewable Energy, including recruiting and managing its industry-leading team, raising capital, establishing a nationwide brand, sourcing new business, developing projects, building customer relationships and generating revenue. Today, he serves as VP, Head of Origination where he leads EDF RE’s relationships with both utility and corporate customers around the US for the Company’s wind and solar portfolio.
Jacob served for five years on the Board of the American Wind Energy Association, where he was its Treasurer and later its Secretary. Jacob also serves on the Advisory Board of the Business Renewables Center.
VP, Head of Origination
EDF Renewable Energy