Project Description

The National Renewables Cooperative Organization (NRCO) Board of Directors has unanimously selected Michael (Mike) Keyser as NRCO’s new Chief Executive Officer.

Mike is currently CEO of BARC Electric Cooperative (BARC) and its wholly owned fiber-to-the-home subsidiary, BARC Connects, where he has served since 2010. He has extensive industry experience and has led significant change in renewable and technology development at BARC.

“We are excited to welcome Mike given his passion for renewables and his proven record of innovation. His background demonstrates that he will be able to effectively lead NRCO in assisting its members through our industry transformation as additions of renewables and related technologies continue to increase,” said Andrew Lachowsky, NRCO’s Board President. “The NRCO Board is confident Mike’s leadership will help guide NRCO’s strategy to deliver value to its members.”

Keyser earned his Juris Doctor in Law from Seattle University and a BA in International Business from Washington State University.

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About NRCO
Formed in 2008, NRCO has 21 members across the United States that have a combined peak load of nearly 40 GW and serve more than 7.6 million homes and businesses. NRCO’s mission is to create opportunities for its members to contract and develop a wide range of cost-effective renewable energy resources. NRCO’s innovative solutions assist members through the maze of new storage applications, new grid infrastructure projects, evolving federal and state policies, and emerging technologies toward a cleaner and more reliable grid.