Eric Hafter

Mr. Hafter is a 25-year solar industry veteran with a highly successful track record of developing large-scale renewable energy and commercial property projects.

He has been a consultant to major California power utility companies in the marketing and financial impacts of energy efficiency. He served as a Senior Director of a consulting business focusing on all aspects of the Solar Industry. He served for over ten years on the Board of Directors for PowerLight Corporation.

Mr. Hafter has led engineering and design efforts to create and patent a wide range of industry-leading products, as well as the development of some of the world’s largest solar parks. Mr. Hafter is responsible for the installation of over 340 MW of worldwide renewable energy installations.

“I am proud to help lead an organization which advocates, researches, and builds capacity for cooking with the sun’s energy. Using the sun is a powerful and effective solution to many problems on our planet. Cooking with the sun fundamentally changes entire families’ lives for the better. I am excited to focus on forging durable relationships between SCI and the solar energy industry in the United States and internationally. “

Mr. Hafter has a Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He joined the SCI Board of Directors in 2014.