Full Name
Bruce Frandsen
Job Title
Director Renewable Energy & Cleantech
Speaker Bio
Bruce Frandsen has over 40 years of experience in the energy industry and is currently the Director of Global Renewable Energy and Clean Tech at Equinix, the world's digital infrastructure company. He is part of the leadership team responsible for implementing their strategy across a global footprint of 260 data center sites in 33 countries and 6 continents. Equinix has a goal to reach 100% clean and renewable energy by 2030 and as 2023 is at 96%. They have reduced their carbon footprint by 24% since 2019 while consumption increased more than 40% during the same time frame. Their current portfolio of solutions includes over 1GW of contracted capacity via offsite wind and solar farm virtual PPA’s, renewable energy sourced through supply contracts/green tariffs, energy attribute certificates and onsite solar. Equinix has also deployed 50MW of Bloom Energy fuel cells at 16 locations providing a cleaner distributed energy resource to our toolbox. Bruce has been actively involved with CEBA since its early days of existence and currently serves on the Board of Directors, the Executive Committee and is Chair of the Membership Committee. He has a BS in Mining Engineering from South Dakota Mines and works from his home in Michigan.
Bruce Frandsen