Jesse has over four years of experience working in the renewable energy sector with Emergent. His experience covers the entire feasibility and permitting process for wind and solar power projects.
Jesse leads business development activities for Emergent, and frequently leads project management responsibilities for both Emergent’s consulting and development projects.
Jesse has extensive experience with wind and solar power site analysis, technology analysis, and financial feasibility review for sites throughout the Northeast. His work includes, in multiple states, assessing regulatory and permitting agencies to optimize project size, layout and location. Additional experience includes technical and financial feasibility due diligence for wind and solar power projects and collaborating with state agencies to successfully complete grant award deliverables.
Jesse Gossett was born in the wilderness of Washington State. Educated at Tufts University in Environmental Science, Jesse has followed his passion for renewable energy and sustainability into the professional world.
Jesse has been actively involved in environmental politics at the Massachusetts State House, where he worked for the Committee on the Environment, Natural Resources, and Agriculture. He presented at the first annual World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates, in January 2008 on the role universities play in the renewable energy sector as incubators for both technology and young leaders of industry and business.
Jesse is currently on the leadership team of the Net Impact Boston professional chapter, an international nonprofit organization with a mission to inspire, educate, and equip individuals to use the power of business to create a more socially and environmentally sustainable world. Jesse was also a leader for the Sierra Student Coalition, the largest student-run environmental organization in America. He has also since conducted research on microfinance’s potential to contribute to poverty alleviation in Africa.