Henderson, Nevada, United States
Erin Ankeney is the Director of Interconnection at one of the nation’s leading residential solar installers, Freedom Forever. She manages a large team who handle a high volume of interconnection & incentive applications. Erin leads several utility & program process changes, implementing best practices nationwide.
Erin began her career in renewables in the non-profit sector working for Grid Alternatives. Her role involved qualifying low-income homeowners to go solar, engaging in community outreach and was even able to do a few charity builds gaining valuable hands-on experience. Erin spent most of her career working at SolarCity, now a part of Tesla. Finding her niche in Interconnection, Erin managed relationships with utility companies, navigated complex interconnection processes, and championed best practices within the solar industry. One of Erin's most cherished memories was her participation in a week-long Give Power Build in a remote village in Nepal. This experience allowed her to witness firsthand the transformative power of renewable energy in underserved communities.
Erin attended California State University, Chico, where she pursued a degree in Communications minoring in Environmental Studies and Managing for Sustainability. She resides in Henderson, Nevada, alongside her husband, 1 ½-year-old daughter, and two dogs.
Wednesday, September 13, 2023
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM PDT