Mr. Roper has 25 years of experience in the solar and distributed energy industry. He served as CEO of Sovereign Modular, a company focused on developing low-cost applications of PV for CA public schools, which was acquired by Alta Energy in 2016. He has held executive leadership roles at distributed energy storage provider CODA Energy, solar PPA provider Tioga Energy, solar power systems developer Turner Renewable Energy, and photovoltaic manufacturer SCHOTT Solar. Early in his career, Mr. Roper managed residential business lines for PV manufacturer AstroPower, and headed up renewable energy programs for the State of Colorado’s energy office. Mr. Roper holds an MS Civil Engineering, a BSc in Engineering Physics, and a BA in Music from the University of Colorado.