Joel Poppert is Director of Business Development for Major Geothermal. For the past seven years Joel has worked with stakeholders to increase the market penetration of geothermal in the United States. He has participated in the success of many geothermal projects such as the IKEA Retail Store in Kansas City, KS. Joel owned and operated Alpine Geothermal, a full service geothermal construction company. He is the former President of the Colorado Geo Energy and Heat Pump Association, and currently sits on Energy & Natural Resources Subcommittee for the Advanced Industries Accelerator Program, one of Colorado’s largest grant programs for Cleantech related startup companies.