- Board Member, G4 Wind
- Distributed Wind 2015
Mr. Flowers is currently the principal of G4 Wind, a consulting and project management services company focused on wind-related activities. His prior position was the Deputy Director of Community and Distributed Wind for the American Wind Energy Association where he worked with industry, government and NGO’s to increase the role of distributed and community wind resources in the nation’s energy portfolio through policy, advocacy, education and outreach. Prior to AWEA, he spent 30 years at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, the last 20 at NREL’s National Wind Technology Center in Boulder, CO. As National Technical Director of Wind Powering America, he led an interdisciplinary team that established 35 state wind working groups, created 11 state Wind for Schools programs, developed high resolution wind resource maps for all windy US states, and established a wind-water-nexus initiative. Prior to WPA, he led programs and projects in international village power, hybrid energy systems, building sciences, thermal systems, and industrial applications. Mr. Flowers has degrees in metallurgical engineering and materials science from Lehigh University and an executive MBA from University of Denver.