Factor This!

He started solar's preeminent advocacy group. Now, Adam Browning is all in on EVs

May 15, 2023 Renewable Energy World Season 1 Episode 50
He started solar's preeminent advocacy group. Now, Adam Browning is all in on EVs
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Factor This!
He started solar's preeminent advocacy group. Now, Adam Browning is all in on EVs
May 15, 2023 Season 1 Episode 50
Renewable Energy World

For more than 20 years, Adam Browning was solar's biggest cheerleader.

There was 165 MW of interconnected solar in the U.S. in 2002 when Browning founded Vote Solar. The organization quickly evolved into the industry's preeminent advocacy group. When he stepped down as executive director in 2021, that figure stood at 122 GW.

Today, Browning has his sights set on the next big decarbonization story, using lessons learned from solar's twists and turns to take on a "biblical" challenge.

Episode 48 of the Factor This! podcast features an old friend to many in solar.

Browning, now the executive vice president of policy and communications for the startup Forum Mobility, looks back on his storied career leading Vote Solar, reacts to the controversial NEM 3.0 ruling in California, and shares why he's starting over to takeon fleet electrification.

Registration is LIVE for GridTECH Connect Forum - California. Join us in Newport Beach June 24-26 for the interconnection event. We're bringing together utilities, developers, and regulators to take on one of the biggest challenges facing the energy transition. Click here to save 10% on your ticket.  Join partners from PG&E, CAISO,  ENGIE, AES, and more.


Watch every new episode of the Factor This! podcast on the Renewable Energy World YouTube channel, and make sure to subscribe while you're there! 

Show Notes

For more than 20 years, Adam Browning was solar's biggest cheerleader.

There was 165 MW of interconnected solar in the U.S. in 2002 when Browning founded Vote Solar. The organization quickly evolved into the industry's preeminent advocacy group. When he stepped down as executive director in 2021, that figure stood at 122 GW.

Today, Browning has his sights set on the next big decarbonization story, using lessons learned from solar's twists and turns to take on a "biblical" challenge.

Episode 48 of the Factor This! podcast features an old friend to many in solar.

Browning, now the executive vice president of policy and communications for the startup Forum Mobility, looks back on his storied career leading Vote Solar, reacts to the controversial NEM 3.0 ruling in California, and shares why he's starting over to takeon fleet electrification.

Registration is LIVE for GridTECH Connect Forum - California. Join us in Newport Beach June 24-26 for the interconnection event. We're bringing together utilities, developers, and regulators to take on one of the biggest challenges facing the energy transition. Click here to save 10% on your ticket.  Join partners from PG&E, CAISO,  ENGIE, AES, and more.


Watch every new episode of the Factor This! podcast on the Renewable Energy World YouTube channel, and make sure to subscribe while you're there!