John Berger

Sunnova Energy Corporation

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Berger founded Sunnova in 2012 and has since then served as Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman of the Board. With more than two decades of experience in the electric power industry, Mr. Berger is an energy entrepreneur who has always supported free market competition, consumer choice and the advancement of energy technology to power energy independence. Before Sunnova, Mr. Berger served as Founder and Chief Executive Officer at SunCap Financial, a residential solar service provider. He also founded Standard Renewable Energy, a provider and installer of renewable energy and energy-efficient products and services. Mr. Berger received his Masters of Business Administration from Harvard Business School and graduated cum laude from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering.

Sessions With John Berger

Thursday, 9 March

  • 07:15am - 08:20am (CST) / 09/mar/2023 01:15 pm - 09/mar/2023 02:20 pm

    Distributed Electricity: Balancing flexibility and reliability

    Recent electricity supply shocks have further accelerated the uptake of distributed solutions, often in the form of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems. Households and businesses adopt distributed energy solutions to control electricity bills, meet renewable energy ambitions and ensure reliable power supply. Thanks to the cost-advantages of solar PV combined with supportive policy, the distributed energy segment has expanded beyond geographies with under-developed grids. What is the role of distributed generation in the future electricity grid? Can sudden surges in behind-the-meter generation disrupt the electricity markets? How are businesses evolving to deploy distributed generation solutions through profitable revenue models?