As COO of ReNew Petra, Mr. Turner brings expansive knowledge of steel racking for utility-scale and commercial solar projects, as well as experience utilizing raw materials and innovative design to enhance supply chain and product development. Mr. Turner previously served as the director of engineering at DCE Solar, a leading mounting system supplier. In this role, he managed all research and development efforts to create industry-leading racking products and take DCE from inception to a multi-million dollar company. He has extensive experience in product development, supply chain, and installation of commercial and utility-scale projects. Mr. Turner has completed design and installation of multiple 20+ MW utility-scale projects and has the understanding to successfully navigate all the technical challenges and rigorous scrutiny that these projects entail. Mr. Turner received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mechanical engineering from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.