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Meet Our Key Personnel

Sprout Energy is led by Leif Elgethun who has over 15 years of experience helping organizations set and reach their energy goals. With over 1GW of project development, 100MW of renewable energy projects delivered, and many energy efficiency projects complete, Sprout Energy has the experience to help any size of organization save money, reduce carbon emissions, and add resiliency to their operations. 

Leif Elgethun, PE, LEED AP

  • Bachelor of Science - Chemical Engineering, Mathematics, & Chemistry; Masters of Engineering – Engineering Management: University of Idaho

  • Developed multiple utility scale, commercial and residential photovoltaic (PV Solar, Wind, Micro-hydro, Anaerobic Digestor) renewable energy projects exceeding 1,000 MW.   

  • Licensed Professional Engineer – Idaho

  • LEED AP – New Construction

  • Technical evaluation for solar, wind, and hydro energy systems

  • CEO & Founder, Retrolux: leading national energy efficiency software provider

  • Past Clients include: YMCA (Treasure Valley and Wood River Valley), Boise State University, City of Boise, City of Ontario, Wood River School District, Ballard Dairy, Tabor Dairy, City of Portland

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