Derek Moretz

Derek is the Chief Development Officer for Encore Renewable Energy and has over 15 years experience of renewable energy development. He currently leads teams through development and construction, with focus on strategic planning and technology. Prior to joining Encore in 2012 to lead the Company’s development activities, Derek was responsible for the end-to-end development of over 400MW worth of large scale wind energy projects in the West with a global renewable energy development firm. Derek has also developed several hundred megawatts of projects across Central America. Derek received his MBA from the Jenkins School of Management at North Carolina State University and earned a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management from Appalachian State University.

He lives in an off-grid home Roxbury, VT with his wife and two kids, spending the balance of his time biking, fishing or floating across central Vermont.

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Maggie Citarella’s visit to the North Branch Cascades

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North Branch Cascades Trail is Open!

This has been a very popular time for the one-mile ... more »

River Access video featuring our own Noah Pollock!

Here’s a wonderful video created by Lake ... more »

Privy installed at the North Branch Cascades Trail

We’re so happy to see folks out on our North ... more »

New Public Access to the New Haven River

Vermont River Conservancy is pleased to announce ... more »

Rivers Are For All

The Vermont River Conservancy remains committed ... more »


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