David Gahl

David Gahl

Executive Director, Solar and Storage Industries Institute (SI2)
David Gahl is the executive director of the Solar and Storage Industries Institute (SI2), a new nonprofit and educational organization established by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). He has expertise in renewable energy and environmental policy development, budget analysis, and a strong track record of building informed consensus around difficult issues. He formerly served as SEIA’s Senior Director of State Policy, East where he worked on regulatory and legislative matters and provided oversight on solar policy issues across the Eastern states. Prior to joining SEIA, David worked at the Pace Energy and Climate Center at Pace University’s Law School, where he was deeply involved in New York’s Reforming the Energy Vision effort. He has also held various positions at Environmental Advocates of New York, the New York State Assembly Ways and Means Committee, and the Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government.