Vance Nobe
Chief Technical Advisor
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Vance Nobe is President, CEO and Founder of Akari Energy which was established in 2008 in Houston, Texas. Akari Energy is a solar power developer, with projects throughout the United States. His combination of management, sales, and technical expertise has driven Akari Energy’s growth and profitability over the years.
Akari Energy is a quality provider of solar power and energy efficient building envelopes. The company is Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) certified by the City of Houston, City of Philadelphia, State of Texas Historically Underutilized Business (HUB), and the National Minority Supplier Diversity Council (NMSDC). Vance Nobe is also certified by the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) as a solar PV Installation Professional.
Traveling extensively throughout the world, Vance has built key client relationships in the United States, Latin America, Asia and Europe. As a solar power subject-matter-expert, he is regularly invited to speak at technical conferences and to international audiences, including the Energy Makers Show web interview on renewable energy, speaking engagements for Chinese, European, African events on energy and/or technology. He has participated in travel delegations to Spain for engineering and technology conferences, as well as, as an expert speaker at an EPA hearing on biomass regulations.

He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Power Emphasis, from the California Polytechnic University at Pomona California. He also has a MIT Sloan Certificate in Blockchain Technology.