Biographical Notes
Michael Powers
Michael PowersMichael Powers is a founding partner of SunPower by Stellar Solar, one of the oldest and most experienced solar energy installation companies in Southern California.

In 2001, he helped launch The Home Depot’s national solar energy program which is now offering home solar through hundreds of stores in nearly a dozen states.

He is a writer and marketing professional with over 30 years’ experience in the fields of energy, market intelligence and leadership training. He is a certified practioner and coach for TED* (*The Empowerment Dynamic).

He currently serves as treasurer and board member of Global Energy Network Institute (GENI), a San Diego-based non-governmental organization that advocates linking renewable energy resources around the world using electricity transmission.

Mr. Powers’ public appearances on behalf of GENI include the following:  

  • March 2008 at the Washington (DC) International Renewable Energy Conference (WIREC) as exhibitor
  • May 2007 at the World Economic Forum Energy Industry Strategy Meeting (London), as guest presenter; and
  • March 2007 at Stanford University, Association for International Development’s energy conference, as guest speaker on the topic, “New World Wide Web of Electricity: Key to Fighting Climate Change”
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