Jake Blaine has over fifteen years of experience in business development and marketing in the renewable energy and demand side energy management sectors. Mr. Blaine has developed, acquired, and/or sold portfolios of renewable assets across all verticals of the solar, battery storage and demand response sectors, including Utility, Residential, C&I and Community Solar.
Most recently Mr. Blaine served as a Managing Partner & Co-founder at PearlX, a leading developer, owner, and operator of Virtual Power Plants. Prior to PearlX, Mr. Blaine held various leadership roles in sales and marketing at Stem, EnerNOC and Tompkins Conservation. Mr. Blaine started his career at Enterprise Rent-A-Car and then Bloomberg where he first began working on the transition to a clean energy economy. Mr. Blaine earned his BA at Trinity College in Hartford, CT. He currently lives in Marin County, CA with his wife and two daughters.