Andrew Gilligan leads Sol Systems’ onsite project development efforts, overseeing an origination team and managing Sol Systems’ pipeline. Mr. Gilligan has been with Sol Systems for over seven years and previously led the firm’s investment team, working with financial institutions and strategic investors to acquire and own solar projects. In this role, Mr. Gilligan led the closings for over $350 million of equity into solar projects and established multiple funding partnerships for commercial, municipal, and utility solar.
Mr. Gilligan has guest lectured on renewable energy development and project finance at Johns Hopkins University, Yale University, Georgetown 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, and also a certificate in Business Diplomacy from Georgetown University, where he graduated magna cum laude.