It was a busy year for Diane Cherry Consulting, and we are thankful for all of our wonderful clients and new connections made in 2022. Throughout the year, we have assisted clean technology businesses, clean energy and environmental advocates, research institutions, military facilities, and many others. We additionally lent knowledge and expertise on energy and environmental policy, funding, technology, and more through various public speaking engagements. Take a look below to learn about a few key highlights of our year:
We organized and facilitated three sessions at the 2022 North Carolina State Energy Conference. Diane additionally moderated a session on carbon neutrality planning in North Carolina mid-sized cities.
Diane and Suzanne gave a lecture at Duke University on how federal, state, and local policy impacts solar development.
Diane spoke as an expert on utilities and climate goals on one of Energy Central’s Power Session panels. We offered insight on clean energy in the Southeastern United States, the challenges faced by these regions, utility plans for emissions reduction, and state policies for clean energy and climate action.
We attended the North Carolina Military Business Center’s Environment and Infrastructure Summit. Diane offered insight on electric vehicle deployment on military bases, offshore wind, and the impact of climate change on installations.
We assisted a serial entrepreneur with exploring the environmental and renewable energy space, offering education, fostering connections, and targeting action areas for social change.
We worked with an engineering firm to provide insight and opportunities for new clean energy market development.
Diane and Suzanne developed numerous articles on environmental and clean energy policy, current events, financial trends, climate change, and more. These were deployed via newsletters, websites, and social media from various organizations throughout the year.
We successfully recruited new clean energy business members to a trade organization and facilitated connections between North Carolina businesses and the Department of Defense.
Suzanne and Diane partnered with multiple organizations to offer education, networking opportunities, and policy expertise on electric vehicle/charging funding, programming, and deployment.
We developed policy messaging and advocacy materials for various clients during the North Carolina Carbon Plan process.
2022 brought so many new and emerging opportunities for climate action, renewable energy, and clean technology development. We enjoyed all of our clients and work this year and look forward to big things in 2023!