Beth  Soholt

Beth Soholt

Science and Research Workshop

Executive Director at Clean Grid Alliance, Beth Soholt will participate in the Science and Research Workshop of Summit Session 5 on November 20, at 10am central time.

Beth Soholt’ Biography

Beth Soholt is the Executive Director of the non-profit organization CGA – Clean Grid Alliance (the organization was launched in 2001 as Wind on the Wires and rebranded in September 2018 as Clean Grid Alliance). CGA is the Midwest’s premier organization focused on driving the development of renewable energy (CGA works on wind, solar and storage issues) by applying technical and public policy expertise, expanding renewable energy markets and building support for clean energy in the Midwest. Launched in 2001, CGA members include non-profit clean energy and environmental advocacy organizations, wind, solar, and storage developers, wind turbine manufacturers, and businesses that provide goods and services to the renewable energies industries. The CGA footprint covers nine states (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin) that stretch from the Dakotas to Indiana and Michigan to Missouri. CGA is also working in MISO South states including Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi.

Beth serves on the CGA board of directors and is responsible for setting strategic direction for the organization at the state and regional levels, fundraising, developing key relationships and guiding CGA staff in day-to-day work. She holds a seat on the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) Advisory Committee representing the Environmental Sector. Beth holds a law degree from Hamline University Law School, St. Paul, Minnesota, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Luther College, Decorah, Iowa.