National Smart Solar Director
American Farmland Trust
Saratoga Springs, New York, United States
Ethan Winter joined American Farmland Trust (AFT) in June 2021 and currently serves as National Smart Solar Director. In this role, Ethan is building AFT's national leadership and platform in advancing smart solar siting strategies and cross-sector engagement to develop best practices for agrivoltaics and regenerative farmland management on solar projects. Previously, Ethan was a Project Developer and Senior Community Engagement Manager for Cypress Creek Renewables. Prior to working in the solar sector, Ethan led the Land Trust Alliance's New York Program for 13 years, expanding a statewide network of local land trusts, developing climate mitigation and adaptation initiatives and advising on state policy recommendations for siting large scale renewable energy development. Ethan has served on the City of Saratoga Springs Climate Smart Task Force and is on the board of the Adirondack Council. Ethan earned a Master of Forestry from the Yale School of the Environment and a BA from Bowdoin College.
Wednesday, September 13, 2023
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM PDT