President, The Stella Group
Scott Sklar is President of The Stella Group, Ltd., a strategic technology optimization and policy firm for clean distributed energy users and companies since 2000. Prior to running The Stella Group, Ltd , he served for 15 years concurrently as Executive Director of both the Solar Energy Industries Association and National Biomass Industries Association Sklar is an Adjunct Professor at the George Washington University teaching two unique interdisciplinary sustainable energy courses, and on September 2010, he was appointed as an Affiliated Professor with CATIE, a UN sustainable energy graduate university based in Costa Rica. Scott lives in a solar/geothermal home in Arlington, Virginia, and also has a zero-energy solar/wind/fuel cell office building in Virginia, and has a unique PV system on his Washington, DC office building one block from The White House. His coauthored book, A Consumer Guide to Solar Energy, was re-released for its third printing, his coauthored “The Forbidden Fuel” was updated and re-released by University of NE Press in 2010. Sklar’s peer-reviewed article in zero energy buildings was published in Springer Journals in October 2014. On June 19, 2014, Scott Sklar was awarded the prestigious The Charles Greely Abbot Award by the American Solar Energy Society (ASES) and on April 26, 2014 was awarded the Green Patriot Award by George Mason University in Virginia.