Jenn Ritchey is AVP of Development for Pattern Energy leading her team on solar, wind, storage, and transmission development across the US; she has successfully developed more than 1 GW of innovative renewable opportunities.
Jenn has 10 years of experience developing utility-scale renewables, including five years at Pattern Energy developing utility-scale renewables across the US, forming innovative partnerships, evaluating new commercial opportunities, and leading development M&A transactions. Prior to her time at Pattern, she spent five years at Recurrent Energy developing utility-scale solar. In her prior role, she led more than 400 MW of projects through development and financial close that are now operating in California and led the expansion of strategy on the East Coast.
Jenn earned her bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and her Master of Science and MBA from the University of Michigan. She is based in Oakland, Calif.