Steve Kalland, Executive Director of the North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center in the College of Engineering at NC State University, has over 25years of experience in the clean energy field. Steve directs the strategic vision of the Center and its programs, including activities in renewable energy and clean power, energy efficiency and green buildings, and clean transportation. Programmatic work includes technical assistance, economic development, energy policy and workforce training.
Mr. Kalland currently serves on the Boards of Directors of the NC Sustainable Energy Association (NCSEA)and the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster (RTCC), the Advisory Board of the Environmental and Energy Study Institute(EESI) in Washington, DC and the Duke Energy (NC) State President’s Advisory Council. He is a past board member of the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC), the US Combined Heat and Power Association (USCHPA), and NC GreenPower.
Previously, Steve was the Director for Government Relations and Grid-Tied Markets at Xantrex Technology, Inc., Executive Director of the Maryland-DC-Virginia Solar Energy Industries Association (MDV-SEIA), and Director of State Programs and Policy Analysis at the national SEIA.
Steve graduated in 1991 from the College of William and Mary and in 1993 from the University of Rochester (NY). He lives in Cary, NC with his wife, three children, and a Golden Retriever named Tucker.