Danny Van CliefCEO - Sun Tribe Development
An experienced clean energy executive and leader, Danny is the CEO of Sun Tribe Development – Sun Tribe’s provider of large-scale renewable energy solutions. Prior to his time at Sun Tribe, Danny served as the President of Coronal Energy (Panasonic), which under his leadership grew into an operating company with more than $700 million in assets and a pipeline of solar and battery storage projects in more than 20 states. Danny’s career in renewable energy began at HelioSage, where he served as Executive Vice President (and later, President of Development).
Danny holds a BA in History from the University of Virginia and an MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management. He and his wife Anna live in Charlottesville with their three children.
A Few of Our Projects
Sun Tribe Solar Turns to Utility-Scale Projects to Tap Virginia’s Growth"Former Coronal Energy President Danny Van Clief will lead Sun Tribe’s large-scale development business as Virginia governor calls for more renewables."
Pennsylvania’s largest municipal electric utility signs solar PPA with Sun Tribe"The Borough of Chambersburg in Pennsylvania, home to the largest municipal electric utility in the state, agreed to a public-private partnership with Sun Tribe last week that will provide clean, affordable energy for Borough ratepayers for the next two decades. "
Solar Power Site Aims to Save Endangered Bees, Butterflies"The Virginia Pollinator-Smart Program announced that Cople Elementary gets the state's first Gold Certified pollinator-friendly award for a solar panel array."
Conservancy charts a solar showcase on the coalfields of Central Appalachia"The plan to generate up to 75 megawatts of solar power across hundreds of acres of deforested minelands in Virginia and Tennessee may be “a breakout moment for the region,” the project’s developer said."