Chris Fallon serves as President of Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions. In this role, he is responsible for the strategy, asset development, financing and operations for Duke Energy’s commercial renewables business, which includes products and services offered by several Duke Energy subsidiaries – Duke Energy Renewables, REC Solar and Duke Energy One.
Before assuming his current position in May 2021, Chris served as senior vice president of delivery and operations within the energy solutions organization for Duke Energy. He was responsible for the company’s delivery and operations function, which includes large-scale renewable asset operations, as well as the small-scale renewable business, project development, project delivery, project operations and asset management functions across the energy solutions portfolio.
Chris has more than 29 years of experience in the energy industry and has held several leadership positions, including vice president of Duke Energy’s nuclear development, a position he held from 2012 to 2016. In this role, he was responsible for Duke Energy’s overall new nuclear generation strategy. He was also responsible for starting the company’s subsequent license renewal efforts.
Chris began his career with the company in 1992 as a power quality engineer for Duke Power. After a series of promotions, he was named manager of transmission planning and engineering studies in 1999, general manager of asset strategy and planning in 2006, managing director of strategy and business planning in 2007 and vice president, office of nuclear development in 2009.
Chris currently serves on the board and executive committee for American Clean Power Association, as well as on the boards of REC Solar, Phoenix Energy Technologies and Duke-ATC (DATC) Transmission. Chris received Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in electrical engineering from Clemson University. He is a registered professional engineer in North Carolina.