Carter Wall

Managing Director, Franklin Beach Energy


Carter Wall is the Managing Director of Franklin Beach Energy, which provides asset management services for owners of commercial solar and other distributed generation assets. Previously, she was the Director of the Performance Solar Division of Broadway Renewable Strategies, one of the largest solar developers in the Northeast. In 2008, Wall was appointed by the administration of Governor Deval Patrick to lead the Massachusetts Renewable Energy Trust (now MassCEC), the state’s clean energy agency. Prior to MassCEC, she was the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of PowerOptions, Inc., supplying more than $100 million of gas and electricity contracts annually.

During more than 20 years in the energy industry, Wall has led financial and program planning teams for a number of large-scale energy and infrastructure projects, including planning for Harvard University’s new campus and a multi-billion-dollar modernization of O’Hare Airport. She was an Associate in the Global Utilities Investment Banking division of Merrill Lynch and Assistant Director of the Harvard Electricity Policy Group.

Wall serves on the Boards of Directors of New England Women in Energy and the Environment and The Future Face of American Energy, and she is also past Chair of the Board of the Pinchot Institute for Conservation. She is a graduate of Bryn Mawr College and Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.