• CERAWeek
  • March 18 - 22, 2024

Cary Kottler

Pattern Energy

Chief Development Officer

Mr. Kottler serves as the Chief Development Officer of Pattern Energy. In this role, he oversees Pattern’s business development activities, encompassing the wind, solar, transmission, storage and green fuels sectors. These efforts include the creation and evaluation of new growth opportunities as well as advancing Pattern’s development pipeline through all phases of development, commercialization and into construction. 


Prior to joining Pattern, Mr. Kottler served as executive vice president of Clean Line Energy. He held a number of roles at Clean Line across the development, commercial and legal sectors, with responsibilities encompassing project development, state and federal permitting processes, FERC matters, corporate compliance, financing arrangements and commercial agreements.


Previously, Mr. Kottler was a corporate attorney for Vinson & Elkins, focusing on mergers and acquisitions, project development and private equity investments in the energy and power sector, both domestically and internationally.

Sessions With Cary Kottler

Monday, 6 March

  • 03:00pm - 03:30pm (CST) / 06/mar/2023 09:00 pm - 06/mar/2023 09:30 pm

    Pattern Energy | Unlocking a New Model for Success to Transform the Renewable Energy Industry

    The IRA (Inflation Reduction Act) has created more incentives, but developers face major obstacles to take advantage. What needs to change? Cary will outline his vision for the industry, including why developers need to think bigger. Hear successful strategies and examples – and why they led Pattern to take on the largest renewable energy infrastructure project in America’s history, the 3,500+ MW SunZia Wind project and the 550-mile SunZia Transmission line.