Philip Wolfe is one of the pioneers of the UK renewable and community energy sectors. He was the first Chief Executive of BP Solar, before establishing Intersolar Group. He was instrumental in the establishment of the Renewable Energy Association and Community Energy England and has served on both boards and as Director General of the former and Chairman of the letter.
Philip now serves as non-executive Director of Community Energy England, Westmill Solar Co-operative, Communities for Renewables, Cuckmere Community Solar, Renewable Energy Assurance Ltd and Earthworm Energy Plc; a panel member of the Climate Bonds Initiative; and founder of Wiki-Solar. He also provides advisory services through WolfeWare Limited.
His book on utility-scale solar power projects was published in 2012. He is writing a book about the early years of the PV sector. He was awarded the MBE in the New Year’s Honours 2016 for services to renewable energy and the energy sector.
With his wife Alison, he has installed renewable energy in his home for heating and part of its electricity. He has four children and an ever-growing number of grand-children.