Alexia Kelly

Alexia Kelly

CEO, Microgrid Investment Accelerator; CEO Electric Capital Management

Alexia Kelly is the CEO of Electric Capital Management. Electric Capital Management provides
blended capital design and management services across the low carbon development segment
for government, philanthropy, corporations and family offices. In this capacity, Alexia serves as
the CEO of the Microgrid Investment Accelerator, a first-of-its-kind financing facility that
mobilizes investment into clean energy and energy access microgrids in India, Indonesia and
East Africa. Alexia is also a Managing Advisor at Allotrope Partners, a boutique private equity-
backed climate finance and investment firm based in Oakland, California.
From 2013-2017, Alexia led Allotrope’s work on public private partnerships and blended capital structuring for low carbon infrastructure and asset development in emerging markets. From 2010-2016, Alexia served as a Senior Climate Change Advisor with the U.S. Department of State. In this role she directed the State Department’s initiative on low emissions development (LEDS) across 25+ countries, 10 federal agencies, and more than $800 million in
climate change mitigation funding on behalf of the Special Envoy for Climate Change’s office. She also served as
the lead U.S. negotiator on emissions trading to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and represented the U.S. to multiple World Bank funds.
Alexia has also held roles at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, the World Resources Institute (WRI) and at The Climate Trust. Alexia holds a B.A. in Planning, Public Policy and Management, a Master of Community and
Regional Planning and a Master of Public Administration, from the University of Oregon.

Panel Discussion: Financing Microgrids

The finance panel will be a conversation regarding the challenges and opportunities of financing of microgrids and energy storage, both nationally and internationally. The world class experts on this panel have worked on the finance of small village level microgrids to large utility scale large utility scale projects in the United States.  The panel will […]