Cameron Poole | Energy and Innovation, GNO

Greater New Orleans, Inc. is the regional economic development nonprofit organization serving the 10-parish region of Southeast Louisiana. Their mission is to create a region with a thriving economy and an excellent quality of life, for everyone. The ultimate indication of their success will be the presence of a robust, accessible, and growing middle class in Southeast Louisiana where our children and grandchildren can live and prosper.

GNO, Inc. works together with the business community; local, state, and federal governments; and other regional stakeholders to coordinate, consolidate, and catalyze action on key issues and opportunities that maximize job and wealth creation and retention, are relevant to the region as a whole, and create systematic impact.

Cameron Poole joins the Zenergy Podcast today as an Energy & Innovation Associate with GNO. He is passionate about working with organizations and individuals striving towards a “brighter future for all” through inventive collaborations, and those who advocate for their governing bodies to pursue inclusive and sustainable opportunities.

Show Notes:

[1:16] - Cameron shares his background and what inspired him to become involved in climate.
[2:59] - He describes a current and exciting initiative that GNO is dedicating focus on.
[4:39] - They are working on further development of hydrogen while leveraging offshore wind.
[7:55] - Are there customers in the region that GNO works in?
[9:05] - Louisiana is very interested in being a state leader and not relying on federal auctions and the federal government’s pace.
[12:07] - What is the political landscape in Louisiana that impacts this work?
[14:56] - Cameron shares his advice for those who are interested and looking into entering this career field.

Links and Resources:

Related Podcasts

Yee Lee | Chief Growth Officer and VP of Capital Markets, Terraformation

Read More

Amy Duffuor | Co-Founder & General Partner, Azolla Ventures

Read More

Sanjay Seth | Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor for Climate and Equity, EPA

Read More

Daniel Morris | Clean Energy Lead, Climate Investment Funds

Read More