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.

Latest News

Welcome Derek Moretz to the VRC Board!

VRC is is happy to announce the newest addition ... more »

Confluence River Park Designs

The idea of a riverside park at the confluence ... more »

More public access on the White River!

VRC was faced with a challenge to restore ... more »

River Gala 2019!

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

Join us at the BioBlitz!

On Sunday, June 23rd, we hope you’ll ... more »

New Summer Intern

Emma Heffner- 2019 Stewardship Intern Joining ... more »


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