Chris Fallon serves as president of Duke Energy Renewables and senior vice president of delivery and operations within the energy solutions organization for Duke Energy. He is 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.
Prior to assuming his current role in July 2020, Chris was responsible for operations, business development, engineering and project management for Duke Energy Renewables. He has served as Duke Energy’s vice president of 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, with a strong focus on continuing development of the Lee Nuclear Station in Cherokee County, S.C., and the Levy Nuclear Plant in Levy County, Fla. In addition to his responsibilities for nuclear development, Chris started the company’s subsequent license renewal efforts.
With more than 28 years of experience in the energy industry, 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 for Duke Energy in 2007 and vice president, office of nuclear development in 2009.
Chris currently serves on the boards of REC Solar, Phoenix Energy Technologies, Encycle 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.
Chris grew up in Audubon, N.J. He and his wife, Nancy, have a daughter and a son.