John Herter

Director of Projects

John is skilled in new energy technology deployment with an emphasis on hydrogen, energy storage, nuclear energy, and renewables, and has delivered an array of consulting projects related to cost reduction, regulatory, financing, and project delivery barriers in the energy sector. John has spent the past 15 years working for economic and corporate strategy consultancies as well as clean energy start-ups.

John led the development of a report on advanced nuclear costs and has been involved in developing several capitalization strategies to take different types of nuclear technologies through to commercial demonstration. John’s professional experience spans advancing energy storage policy in California (promoting incentive programs and new market mechanisms to compensate energy storage for its value to the grid) and leading project development efforts for large-scale, first-of-a-kind energy projects.

With 15 years of GIS experience, John has led detailed site selection analyses for solar and utility-scale energy storage projects and has created GIS-based decision support tools for the EPA’s Climate Change Division and other federal agencies.