Robert Lamkin – Advisory Board Member

Mr. Lamkin has over 20 years of experience in the western energy market, bringing a superior and proven track record to Cool Earth Solar.

His journey to Cool Earth and DG began at the Northern California Power Agency where he held a variety of positions including assistant general manager responsible for the power generation assets. More recently, Rob served as a corporate officer at two Fortune 500 energy companies—Calpine Corporation and Mirant Corporation. At Calpine, he had leadership responsibilities for power plant development, project construction, asset management, trading and marketing, and project finance. Over 10,000 MW of new power plant capacity were developed under his direction, and over 6,000 MW were constructed and brought into commercial operations during his leadership. As Vice President at Mirant, Mr. Lamkin was responsible for completing the acquisition of 3,100 MW of gas-fired power plants from Pacific Gas & Electric and for managing those power plant assets.

Before joining Cool Earth, Mr. Lamkin founded and led Radiant Energy. Radiant Energy developed renewable and clean power generation assets with a focus on solar and geothermal projects. In July 2007, Cool Earth merged with Radiant Energy and he became CEO of the newly merged company. Mr. Lamkin is a member of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) Leadership Council.