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As your host, I find it fascinating to chat with different people in the renewable energy space and hear about the latest trends, technology, and solutions, discover how legislation is shaping real life, and find out how we can live our lives to better support sustainability.

Conner Allen

Residential Sales Manager

Education: Bachelor of Renewable Energy from Illinois State University
Career: Residential Sales Manager at Nelnet Renewable Energy and Co-Host of the Watts Up Podcast
Favorite Renewable Energy Topic: Offshore Wind
3-Year Prediction: Battery technology is going to become increasingly used for utility scale applications throughout the U.S.
Dream Podcast Guest: Barack Obama

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