Carrie Cullen Hitt
Executive Director, National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium
Carrie is the Executive Director of the National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium, dedicated to the advancement of offshore wind in the US. With base funding of $41million from DOE and NYSERDA. and additional contributions from four states and multiple industry stakeholders, the Consortium advances innovation and technology.
Prior to joining the Consortium Carrie was President of New Hampshire Transmission Company, a regulated subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources. She also held several positions in solar and battery storage market development at NextEra Energy Resources. From 2008-2014 Carrie was Senior Vice President of the Solar Energy Industries Association and President of the Solar Alliance. Carrie also served in several management positions market strategy and external affairs at Constellation Energy (now Exelon) from 2000-2008. She also held positions at the Harvard Electricity Policy Group and Green Mountain Energy Resources. Carrie began her career as an analyst for the Joint Energy Committee at the Massachusetts Legislature. She is a graduate of Clark University (BA) and Johns Hopkins University (MA).