David Shaffer MnSEIA Executive Director Headshot

David Shaffer is the Executive Director for the Minnesota Solar Energy Industries Association. He is a graduate of Vermont Law School, is authorized to practice law in Minnesota and is a registered lobbyist for MnSEIA. He is also a 2019 recipient of the Midwest Renewable Energy News 40 Under 40 award for his leadership in the clean energy transition. David's work at the state legislative and agency levels has resulted in increases in solar incentive programs, the implementation of successful policy work that helped create over 650MW of community solar throughout Xcel Energy's Minnesota service territory, and many other pro-solar policies. 

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