Tech for Climate

by Spencer Almen | at Minnebar 17 | 3:45 – 4:30 in Zeke Landres | View Schedule

Climate change is one of the greatest problems facing the world today. How can the innovation of the tech community help solve it? What are the barriers to applying software solutions to the transition to renewable energy, and what are areas where software is primed to make a big impact?

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Spencer Almen

Spencer is a clean energy professional with 10+ years of experience in the industry. He is based in Minneapolis and manages North American growth strategy (primarily utility-scale wind and solar projects) for a global energy company. Past experience includes work on building energy efficiency. Throughout this experience he has seen time and time again missed opportunities for tech to help accelerate the transition to clean energy due to energy industry conservatism, regulatory hurdles, and lack of tech talent in the space.