Chris Cummings joined National Renewables Cooperative Organization (NRCO) in August of 2020. As Manager of Renewables Development, Chris is responsible for the pre-development and development stages of renewable energy assets on behalf of NRCO’s member owners. Prior to joining NRCO, Chris worked for MacAllister Machinery, where he led business development on a wide range of advanced energy projects, including combined heat and power, biogas to power, battery energy storage, solar photovoltaic, and microgrids. In this role, he was responsible for projects from origination through design, construction, and operation. Chris is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Indiana. He holds a Master’s Degree in Engineering (Industrial Ecology) from Purdue University and a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.