NC Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University
Steve Kalland, Executive Director of the Center, has over 28 years of experience in the renewable energy, energy efficiency and clean transportation technology fields. Steve directs the Center and its programs, including activities programs ranging from technical assistance to economic development, public policy and workforce development. Mr. Kalland currently serves on the Board of Directors of the N.C. Sustainable Energy Association (NCSEA) and is a past board member of the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC), the U.S. Combined Heat and Power Association (USCHPA) and the N.C. GreenPower organization. He is also on the Advisory Board of the Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI), based in Washington, DC. Previously, Steve served as the director for Government Relations and Grid-Tied Markets at Xantrex Technology, Inc. (formerly Trace Engineering, now part of Schneider Electric). Steve is a former executive director of the Maryland-DC-Virginia Solar Energy Industries Association (MDV-SEIA), the regional chapter of the national Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). Before that, he was the director of State Programs and Policy Analysis at the national SEIA. Steve graduated in 1991 from the College of William and Mary in Virginia with a degree in Government and Psychology, and in 1993 he received a Master of Science in Public Policy Analysis from the University of Rochester (NY).