Dr. Suzanne Singer
Executive Director / Co-Founder
Native Renewables Inc.
Suzanne Singer (Diné) co-founded Native Renewables with a vision to provide energy access for tens of thousands of Hopi and Navajo families who live without electricity. Her engineering background provides the technical foundation to develop programs that promote tribal energy independence, offer affordable off-grid solar energy solutions, and build a solar workforce. Prior to Native Renewables, Singer was a staff engineer at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. In addition, she was an intern with Sandia National Laboratories’ Tribal Energy Program, which led to her passion in researching renewable energy solutions for Native American Tribes. Singer is the winner of the 2019 U.S. Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E) Entrepreneurship Award, and a 2021 Echoing Green Fellow. She was also featured in the book, “Everyday Superheroes: Women in Energy Careers.” She earned a PhD and MS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Arizona.