Marc is a consultant at Clean Power Research in Napa, California and is primarily interested in identifying the most cost effective strategies to achieve high penetration PV and other renewables on a global scale. Prior to arriving at Clean Power, he was a Senior Research Engineer & patent holder at MGH, an energy storage technology startup based in Montpelier France. A dual French-American citizen, he received a Ph.D. in Earth & Environmental Engineering from Columbia University, where he was a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow and Egleston Doctoral Scholar. His dissertation examined the lowest environmental and economic cost solutions to solar resource intermittency. Marc has worked in the solar energy field for over ten years and has published research in scientific journals on topics such as geopolitical and technical issues surrounding intercontinental-scale solar PV deployment as well as low-cost solutions for overcoming variability and achieving widespread solar deployment.