Laura Beane

Director

Laura is Chief Renewables Officer, responsible for the Renewables horizontal of our organization, supporting Cities & Communities, Commercial & Industries, and Properties. The Renewables horizontal encompasses utility scale wind and solar, distributed generation and storage and is focused on development, engineering, construction, operations and maintenance – including partnership management. Prior to joining ENGIE, Laura was President & CEO of Avangrid Renewables, one of the leading developers and marketers of renewable energy, owned 81 percent by Iberdrola.

Laura is a recently-appointed Board Member of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE). She is the former Chair of The Climate Trust, a position she held for more than ten years, and the former Chair-Elect of the American Wind Energy Association.