Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Mr. Fall is the CEO of the National Renewables Cooperative Organization (NRCO). Mr. Fall became CEO of NRCO in November of 2008 bringing to bear a broad experience in trading, financial and physical transmission constructs, portfolio management, resources scheduling and regulatory affairs. Mr. Fall has been in the energy business throughout his 19-year career and worked in various functional areas of electrical engineering, project management, energy trading, asset management, congestion analysis, and management of trading operations. Mr. Fall holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from New York Institute of Technology, and a Master of Science in Engineering Management from Drexel University.
Vice President of Renewables Development
Mr. Bartling joined the National Renewables Cooperative Organization as the Director of Renewables Development in March of 2009. His responsibilities include the development, project structuring, financial valuation, risk assessment, deal negotiation and origination of renewable projects for joint participation by NRCO members. Prior to joining NRCO, Mr. Bartling held senior positions at ACES as the Director of Member-Client Services and the Director of Structuring. Prior to working in the energy industry, Mr. Bartling Bartling worked in Technology Consulting and Investment Banking. Mr. Bartling is a Chartered Financial Analyst and has a Masters of Business Administration degree from Indiana University.
Eric Spigelman, PE
Director of Renewables Development
Eric Spigelman joined the National Renewables Cooperative Organization in May of 2014. As Director of Renewables Development, his responsibilities include origination, development, and management of member and non-member projects. Prior to his role at NRCO, Eric was Engineering Manager at Lincoln Clean Energy, LLC, a utility scale renewables development firm. There he was responsible for engineering and various development tasks on LCE’s pipeline and a key member in the execution of 50 MWp of solar projects and 500 MW of wind projects. Eric holds a Bachelor of Science in General Engineering with a concentration in Renewable and Electric Power Systems from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is a licensed Professional Engineer and a certified Project Management Professional.
Senior Renewables Developer
Michael Loenen joined National Renewables Cooperative Organization in December 2016. As Renewables Developer, he is responsible for managing the development of wind and solar projects, maintaining relationships with industry players, and researching emerging trends in renewable energy. Prior to joining NRCO, Michael was a Director of Origination at ACES. There, he led origination and trading of financial and physical power (short & long-term), as well as generation assets, in ERCOT, SPP, MISO-South & WECC. Michael holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Mathematics from the University of British Columbia (UBC), a Master’s degree in Economics from UBC and a MBA from the University of Alberta with a specialization in Energy Economics.
Renewable Energy Analyst
Scott Bradtmiller joined National Renewables Cooperative Organization (NRCO) in September of 2017. As a Renewable Energy Analyst, Scott is responsible for providing research and analysis to NRCO staff and members on renewable portfolio standards, power markets, and renewable energy technology. Prior to joining NRCO, Scott worked for ACES, where he worked as a Real Time Trader, managing electric cooperative portfolios in SPP, ERCOT, and CAISO. Before ACES, Scott worked for DEEM, a national installer of commercial grade HVAC and refrigeration equipment, as a staff accountant. At DEEM, Scott was responsible for invoicing, installation budgets, writing request for proposals (RFPs), and managing and tracking O&M services. Scott holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Accounting from Ball State University.