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Brice Barton

In his role, Brice supports a staff of developers that manage wind, solar, and storage project development for numerous projects in a region consisting of Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota.

Brice grew up on a farm in northwest Kansas where he still lives today. He graduated from Fort Hays University with a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Economics.

Tradewind Energy is one of the largest utility-scale wind and solar project development companies in the U.S. Active in 26 states, Tradewind has developed more than 3,000 megawatts of contracted and operating wind and solar projects with a value of nearly $5 billion. This is the equivalent to power one million U.S. homes. To support these efforts, they strive to produce buildable projects that meet the growth appetite of the company and their customer base. The projects Tradewind develops help to transform the electric industry in the United States toward a clean, sustainable future with unprecedented economic benefits to customers.

“Clean energy development and economic growth go hand-in-hand. Wind energy facilities contribute millions of dollars in economic benefits and tax revenue to communities across the country. As a wind developer, I am proud to strengthen the economies of the communities where we are delivering clean, sustainable energy,” said Brice.

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