Tom Starrs

Vice President, Market Strategy and Policy
SunPower Corp.


Tom Starrs serves as SunPower Corporation’s vice president for market strategy and policy, where he is responsible for the company’s global market analysis, policy analysis, and policy advocacy. He has 25 years of experience in solar and renewable power, including senior management positions with Iberdrola Renewables (now Avangrid), PPM Energy, the Bonneville Environmental Foundation, and Schott Solar. Starrs is widely recognized as a leading strategist on solar energy market development, business strategy, and policy. He is the current Chair of the Board of Directors of the Solar Energy Industries Association. In addition, he serves on the board of directors of the Center for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Technologies, The Solar Foundation, and the Wind Solar Alliance; and on the advisory board of the Rocky Mountain Institute’s Electricity Innovation Laboratory (eLab). Starrs holds a Ph.D. from the Energy and Resources Program at the University of California, Berkeley; and a J.D. from the School of Law at the University of California, Berkeley.


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