Katie Bray is a clean energy professional and entrepreneur with experience developing early-stage markets for distributed energy resources to drive economic development and accelerate the transformation of the electricity sector into an efficient, sustainable, and affordable system. Katie pioneered solar marketing in North Carolina and helped unlock a multi-million-dollar market for residential solar and energy efficiency. She founded and directed Clean Energy for Us, a market-driven and community-based program that ignited the residential solar movement in the Southeast and helped 700 families go solar and increase the efficiency of their homes and businesses. Katie has designed solar programs for non-profit organizations including NRDC, the World Index of Social and Environmental Responsibility, and Sierra Club. Away from work, Katie enjoys adventures in the backcountry, collecting records, and a good cup of coffee.