Larry Sherwood is the president and CEO of the Interstate Renewable Energy Council. He previously served as the council’s Vice President/COO. Mr. Sherwood also was the author of IREC’s U.S. Solar Market Trends report and editor of IREC’s Small Wind Newsletter. With more than 35 years of experience in renewable energy, he has served as president of Sherwood Associates, a renewable energy consulting firm; as project administrator for the Solar America Board for Codes and Standards; and as executive director for a number of renewable energy organizations, including the Small Wind Certification Council, American Solar Energy Society and Northeast Sustainable Energy Association. Mr. Sherwood has received a special recognition award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association.