Paul Cummings

 

Paul Cummings has worked in the renewable energy field since 2006, when he got his start in the field as the Biomass Project Coordinator for the Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA).  In 2007, he became a Program Manager of Renewables for the Indiana Office of Energy, overseeing grants and rebate programs for renewable energy projects.  Paul joined EDPR in late 2008, where he worked as a Development Project Manager, coordinating the development of the Randolph County Wind Farm and leading prospecting efforts in Southeastern U.S.   He moved to Hoosier Energy in 2012 as a Senior Project Developer and developed solar and landfill gas projects and worked on PPAs for wind.  In 2016, he joined Cooperative Solar, a small development shop focusing on solar farm development in Indiana.  Later in 2016 Paul re-joined EDPR to work on their nascent solar development efforts.  He managed a team of six people developing a pipeline of more than 1 GW with 400 MW of PPA projects including the 200 MW Headwaters II wind farm (2020 COD) and the 200 MW Riverstart Solar Park (2021 COD), both in Randolph County Indiana.  Paul is a lifelong Hoosier, growing up near Greencastle and receiving his undergraduate degree from DePauw University and his Master’s Degree from Indiana University in Environmental Science.  He currently lives near Franklin, IN with his wife, Dana and two sons, PJ and Owen and daughter Susan.