UNC Clean Tech Speaker

Eric Thumma

Eric Thumma
Director, Policy and Development, Offshore Wind
Avangrid Renewables

Biography

Eric Thumma is Director of New Business for Avangrid Renewables offshore wind team.  He is an energy and environmental professional with over twenty years of experience in senior management positions with Avangrid Renewables (formerly Iberdrola Renewables) and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.  Mr. Thumma joined Avangrid Renewables in 2007 as Director of Policy and Regulatory Affairs.  In concert with the Avangrid Renewables team, he has participated in the development of over 1,200 megawatts of wind energy in seven states.

Prior to joining Avangrid Renewables, Mr. Thumma was the energy director for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.  Mr. Thumma earned a Bachelor of Arts (Political Science) and Master of Public and International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh.