Alexander “Andy” Karsner is Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE). As Assistant Secretary, he manages the Department of Energy’s (DOE) $1.47 billion applied science, research, development, and deployment portfolio, which promotes marketplace integration of renewable and environmentally sound energy technologies. Previously, Assistant Secretary Karsner served as an international infrastructure developer and energy entrepreneur in the private sector on a wide range of technologies and had been responsible for managing and financing large-scale power projects in North America, Asia, the Middle East, and North Africa, including unprecedented projects structuring in the Philippines and Pakistan. In 2002, Assistant Secretary Karsner led his company, Enercorp, to win a global competition to develop the world’s largest private wind farm outside the United States at that time.
Alexander A. Karsner