Alexa Dlouhy

Business Development Associate at New Energy Equity, Alexa joined the New Energy Equity team in 2019 as a Research Associate and transitioned to the Business Development team in 2020. Alexa prices potential projects and manages the diligence process for project acquisition. She is also responsible for staying abreast of policy and legislation in target markets. She received a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Studies and Government from Dartmouth College. She is a proud co-founding member of New Energy Equity’s sustainability team—tackling issues like waste and energy use around the office!

Engineering the Solar Revolution: An Interview With New Energy Equity’s Rocky Shoemaker

Last week, I had the opportunity to interview my colleague, Rocky Shoemaker. Rocky has worked with New Energy Equity for the past six years and is currently a Senior Project Manager at the company. [...]

December 30, 2020

Implications of the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act

In September, Congress passed the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (H.R. 6210), a bill prohibiting the import of certain products from Xinjiang, China. Xinjiang is thought to house at least 380 [...]

December 16, 2020

Bill #ZTA 20-01: Bringing Solar to Agricultural Land in Maryland

New Energy Equity (NEE) has developed roughly 25% of the Commercial and Industrial (C&I) solar projects in Minnesota, despite being headquartered in Maryland. A big reason that Minnesota has become [...]

October 28, 2020

Energy Access and Environmental Justice For Native American Households

Indigenous communities across the U.S. have long struggled to gain reliable access to electricity and power. Despite policies like the Rural Electrification Act of 1935 –developed to bring [...]

October 14, 2020

A Call for Storage, Smarter Metering and Grid Reform

Solar energy accounted for 2% of total U.S. electricity generation in 2019. However, the Solar Energy Industry Association (SEIA) has set a goal to have solar comprise 20% of all U.S. electricity by [...]

August 14, 2020

Perovskites: A Viable Module Technology?

Solar technology has drastically evolved since the first solar cells were invented in the 1800s. Despite being less than 1% efficient —meaning the majority of the solar power collected through the [...]

July 24, 2020

The Clean Energy Transition: An Analysis of The 2035 Report

New Energy Equity (NEE) was founded with the purpose of driving the evolution of clean energy and leaving behind a better world. As a leader in the solar industry, our team often considers the [...]

July 23, 2020

Photovoltaic Panel Recycling Practices and the Path Forward

Have you ever wondered what happens when the most efficient years of a photovoltaic (PV) solar panel have come and gone? After providing clean electricity for our communities, it would not make [...]

July 23, 2020