Executive Director, Wind Development - NextEra Energy Resources
Kevin Gildea is an executive director on NextEra Energy Resources’ U.S. Wind Development team. Kevin leads a team responsible for NextEra Energy Resource’s wind development efforts in a multi-state region. Since 2007, Kevin has managed the development of more than 1,800 megawatts of wind projects across the U.S. In addition to managing day-to-day project development, he has also successfully negotiated more than 2,200 megawatts of power purchase agreements to support more than $3 billion of investment by NextEra Energy Resources.
Prior to joining NextEra Energy Resources, Kevin served 11 years in the US Army as a commissioned officer with assignments to the 10th Mountain Division and 1st Corps Support Command. He is a veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom and a recipient of the Bronze Star Medal.
A native of New York, Kevin graduated from the University of Scranton with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology and a Masters in Business Administration with a concentration in finance.
He and his wife reside in Jupiter, Florida with their three children.