Abigail Ross Hopper

Abigail Ross Hopper, President and CEO, Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA)

Abigail Ross Hopper is the President and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the national trade organization for the U.S. solar industry. She oversees all of SEIA’s activities, including government affairs, research, communications, and industry leadership, and is focused on creating a marketplace where solar constitutes a significant percentage of U.S. electricity generation.

Before joining SEIA, Abby served as Director of the Department of Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, the Director of the Maryland Energy Administration, Energy Advisor to Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, and Deputy General Counsel with the Maryland Public Service Commission.