BREAKING: SEIA expected to name Abigail Hopper as new CEO

Politico is reporting that the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) will name Abigail Ross Hopper as its CEO.

Hopper, who previously served as a top energy advisor to former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley and director of the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA), is expected to be officially announced within the next several weeks. She would be the first woman to head the the organization.

Dan Whitten, SEIA’s vice president of communications, said that although Hopper has been reported as being the pick, SEIA is not currently confirming the appointment. “We hope to make an announcement as soon as we know everything is nailed down,” Whitten said.

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