APRIL 2023

Blake Jones

Blake Jones is a cooperative entrepreneur with two decades of experience in the renewable energy industry. He is a co-founder of four cooperatives: (1) Namasté Solar, an employee-owned cooperative and certified B-Corp that has installed 7,500+ solar electric systems; (2) Clean Energy Credit Union, a new, federally chartered financial institution that provides loans exclusively for clean energy products and services; (3) Amicus Solar Cooperative, a purchasing cooperative and certified B-Corp that is democratically owned by 55+ solar installation companies throughout North America; and (4) Kachuwa Impact Fund, an investment cooperative and impact investing fund. Blake is a 2010 Ernst & Young “Entrepreneur of the Year” award recipient and has a BE in Civil Engineering from Vanderbilt University.