Guiding clients through complicated energy markets for technology deployment and analyzing policy proposals on everything from legislation to incentives to market changes. Services include white papers, development of workshops/convenings to facilitate policy dialogue, and analysis of the best pathway to meet renewable energy resolutions. Select project work has included development of a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) for a South Carolina non-profit, an analysis of solar development opportunities for an engineering company, and work with an energy storage developer on opportunities in the Southeast market.

Check out some recent projects:

Partnering with the N.C. Sierra Club to deploy electric vehicle charging in N.C. State Parks.


Developing a carbon neutrality and renewable energy action plan for the City of Durham, N.C. with the engineering team at GDS Associates, Inc.


Assisting energy storage developer, Able Grid Energy Solutions, on market opportunities in the Southeastern United States.


Working with Leyline Renewable Capital to connect available capital to energy storage projects/developers.


Developed and led South Carolina’s Inaugural Continuing Legal Education (CLE) for E4 Carolinas.


Developed and led North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association's Continuing Legal Education (CLE) in 20192018, and 2017.

Developed the Military Energy Resilience Roundtable for the North Carolina Military Business Center and the energy content for the North Carolina Military Business Center industry website.


Wrote a monthly newsletter on environmental and energy policy for more than 2,000 subscribers with a 30 percent open rate, while at North Carolina State University’s Institute for Emerging Issues.

Developed and led North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association's Clean Finance Event in 2017 and 2016.


"Diane has the policy and communication skills that were necessary to execute the South Carolina Clean Energy Business Alliance (SCCEBA) with their first ever Continuing Legal Education (CLE). She worked with the legal community to develop the agenda and did a great job from concept through execution."


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