Mr. Van Clief is President of Coronal Development Services (CDS), a utility scale solar development firm based in Charlottesville, Virginia. CDS is the development arm of Coronal-Panasonic, a renewable energy development platform backed by Panasonic North America, and provides solar energy solutions to utility, corporate, and government buyers.
Current and previous clients of CDS include Dominion Resources (VA) Duke Energy (NC), Georgia Power, Idaho Power, Connecticut Light & Power, the Tennessee Valley Authority, the US Department of the Navy, and the US Department of the Air Force.
Mr. Van Clief joined CDS as a start-up company during the company's launch in 2008, and after a series of roles including business development and operations was named President in 2016. He holds a BA in History from the University of Virginia and an MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management, and lives in Charlottesville with his wife, Anna, and their three children.