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SJC Monthly Meeting – FEBRUARY “Community Solar”

Presentation on COMMUNITY SOLAR

Understand this new innovative, shared service model for solar implementation and what’s happening in NJ so you can support this initiative in Jersey City.

Our Guest Speaker – Gus Escher III

Gus is a founder and the Director of Finance of the Center for Regenerative Community Solutions, a 501c3 NJ Nonprofit organization and sponsor of New Jersey PACE.  He is a project finance investment banker in the renewable and alternative energy sectors and has extensive experience in working with clients throughout the country.

Gus has served in in both local and state public office as Councilman of Princeton Borough, where he served as Chairman of the Finance Committee.  He was also Redevelopment Director of the City of Trenton and as Assistant Executive Director of the NJ Housing Finance Agency.

In his private-sector finance work, Gus has worked for a variety of capital markets firms, most recently as Managing Director at BB&T Capital Markets, where he specialized in financing renewable and alternative energy projects.  Gus continues to advise clients in these sectors as an independent consultant (the CEO of First Enterprise Consulting LLC).

Gus holds a BA in Architecture from Princeton University and a Master’s Degree in Urban Planning, also from Princeton University.