Andrew Gilligan serves as the Vice President of Global Corporate Development, working with Sol’s key customers to deploy infrastructure and impact. Previously, Mr. Gilligan helped build and then lead Sol Customer Solutions – one of the preeminent distributed generation platforms in the county – and prior to that, he led the Sol Systems’ investment team. Mr. Gilligan has been with Sol Systems for over ten years and has overseen the successful deployment of over $750M of distributed and utility-scale solar projects during this time, working with some of the largest customers in the world on their renewable energy deployment and raising capital from leading investors.
Mr. Gilligan is currently an adjunct professor at Georgetown University, teaching a course on the Energy Industry, and in 2018 Mr. Gilligan was named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 List for the Energy Industry. Mr. Gilligan has also guest lectured on project finance at Johns Hopkins University, Yale University, and the Clean Energy Leadership Institute.
Prior to Sol Systems, Mr. Gilligan completed his education at Georgetown University, where he helped launch Georgetown Energy, a solar energy consulting group. Mr. Gilligan holds a B.S. in Science, Technology, and International Affairs, specializing in Energy studies, a certificate in International Business Diplomacy, and he graduated magna cum laude.