David Berry is CFO and Head of Strategy for ConnectGen LLC. He has over twelve years of experience in renewable power, including financing, transaction structuring, power marketing and project development. David leads the efforts to raise capital for ConnectGen’s portfolio of projects under development and to identify and execute on new business development opportunities.
Prior to ConnectGen David was CFO and Head of Strategy of Clean Line Energy Partners with successful financings with ZBI Ventures, National Grid and Bluescape Energy Resources. He oversaw the company’s sale of project assets to NextEra Energy, Pattern Energy and ConnectGen LLC. David has testified as a witness before the Kansas Corporation Commission, the Oklahoma Corporation Commission, the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission, the Illinois Commerce Commission, and the Tennessee Regulatory Authority. David led the team responsible for obtaining FERC negotiated rate authority for four Clean Line projects, and managed the company’s capacity solicitation.
Before Clean Line, David was the Director of Finance for EDP Renewables (formerly Horizon Wind Energy), where he led over $2 billion in project finance transactions for over 2,000 MW of installed capacity, including both tax equity and secured debt financings.