May 30–31, 2018 • Fairbanks, AK

Clay Koplin

CEO, Cordova Electric Cooperative

Clay served at Kodiak Electric Association as a Professional Electrical Engineer before moving to Cordova with his wife to work as Manager of Engineering and Operations and later as CEO.

His professional specialties include project management, underground electric design and installation best practices, various aspects of static and dynamic hydroelectric and hydrokinetic disciplines, electric utility business management, strategic planning and execution.

He received his master’s degree in business administration from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University to augment his industry experience and has participated in recent US State Department Sponsored outreach to Greenland and Northern Canada around arctic, off-grid, renewable energy policies and practices.

Clay currently represents CEC as a key partner with the Department of Energy in the RADIANCE Grid Modernization Laboratory Consortium project applied to the CEC grid in Cordova, Alaska. Clay enjoys community service, writing, hunting, fishing, and gardening.