Hailing from Richmond, Virginia, Miles Braxton serves as a rotational analyst at Goldman Sachs Renewable Power Group, where he coordinates risk management for over 1,000 commercial solar assets, totaling over 1.3 GW and $2 Billion in equity capital deployment. In his role, he also acts as the resident expert for GSRP’s proprietary renewable energy asset management software. At BlackOak Collective, Miles focuses on developing strategic partnerships to help grow their community of Black professionals and advocates in environmental and sustainability fields.
Formerly an associate on Sol Customer Solutions’ (SCS) Commercial & Industrial (C&I) solar and battery storage business development team, Miles investigated and engaged potential clients in emerging solar markets, in addition to leading SCS’ B2B proposal generation in select markets across the country. This entails conducting early-stage project financial analysis, designing solar arrays, and conducting market research.
Prior to his work at Sol, Miles completed a renewable energy fellowship at ITility, where he conducted chemical analysis and project management for an animal waste to energy contract. While studying Environmental Science at UVA, Miles researched photonics and perovskite solar cells. Continuing his education, Miles completed a year-long certificate in Financing and Deploying Clean Energy through the Yale Center of Business and Environment (CBEY) in May 2020. He was recently awarded the Leadership in Green Power Education from the EPA and CRS and the JEDI Champion Award from CELI for his efforts in diversifying the clean energy candidate pool.