Biographical Information: Andrew Savage is the Chief Strategy Officer at AllEarth Renewables, manufacturer of the AllSun Tracker, where he oversees public affairs, communications, and strategic business development initiatives. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Solar Energy Industry Association (SEIA) as the vice chair of the Distributed Generation Division. Andrew also serves on Renewable Energy Vermont’s legislative committee (as 2011 and 2014 chair) where he helped develop and pass Vermont’s first-in-the-nation solar registration program, net metering expansions, and statewide solar adder. The registration program was named one of the Interstate Renewable Energy Council’s “Top 10 Notable Policy Developments of 2011” and Vermont’s solar deployment has quadrupled in the three years since these policies were enacted. He has presented at PV America, the Department of Energy SunShot summits, NESEA Building Energy Conference, among others.
Previously, Andrew was deputy chief of staff and legislative director for Vermont Congressman Peter Welch, a member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, where he managed the Congressman’s legislative team and helped author a U.S. House-passed $6 billion national energy efficiency retrofit program known as "Home Star." He was also part of President Barack Obama’s successful 2008 presidential primary campaign team. Andrew received his bachelor’s degree in political science and environmental studies from Middlebury College graduating summa cum laude.