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Danny Van Clief


Danny Van Clief is President of Coronal Energy, having previously served as Chief Commercial Officer and Chief Operating Officer for the firm. From 2008-2015, Danny worked as executive vice president and later president of HelioSage Energy, a company he helped lead from a start up to a nationally recognized solar development firm with more than 500 MW of Power Purchase Agreements signed in the United States. HelioSage was acquired by Coronal Energy in 2015. Since the acquisition, Danny has led the strategy and origination teams at Coronal, propelling the firm to its leading IPP status with a multi-gigawatt project pipeline in 20+ states and an operating portfolio of 333 MW. 

Mr. Van Clief is a member of the University of Virginia Benefactors Society Board, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation Advisory Council, and the Elk Hill Foundation, a non-profit delivering education and health care services to at-risk youth in Virginia. 

He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia and a master’s degree from the Australian Graduate School of Management.