William Herchel


Will is Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer with direct responsibility for all aspects of the business. Will also sits on the Board of Managers.

Will entered the solar industry in 2012 as General Counsel and the first employee at Greenskies Renewable Energy. He was promoted to President in 2016.  During his tenure, the company went from 3 MW’s to over 110MWs of owned commercial solar projects.

Will has successfully closed greater than $650MM in project finance and corporate transactions. In addition, he has negotiated hundreds of power purchase agreements and construction contracts with Fortune 50 clients and their counsel. Will was also a key member of the deal team that successfully completed the sale of Greenskies to Clean Focus Corporation in 2017.

Prior to joining Greenskies, Will earned his law degree from the University of Connecticut in 2012, and earned a B.A. from Stonehill College. During his legal education, Will worked for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as a Law Student Observer in the Enforcement Division. He is bar certified in the State of Connecticut.