Douglas Danley

Technical Liaison, Renewable and Distributed Energy
Business and Technology Strategies, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association

Douglas Danley has more than 35 years’ experience in solar energy, energy storage and remote microgrids.  He and his wife, Teresa, served as Peace Corps Volunteers for three years in a village in Botswana, where Doug’s water maintenance crew designed and installed Botswana’s first deep well solar water pumping system.  He has designed solar and solar-diesel hybrid systems for many countries around the world, including Australia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Mexico and Peru.  Mr. Danley is currently Principle Investigator for NRECA’s SUNDA Project, a five million dollar four-year collaborative effort with the US Department of Energy to reduce barriers for co-ops who choose to install utility-scale PV systems.  He also developed and maintains NSol! – a PV and hybrid system design tool used by hundreds of companies around the world.