Eli supports the Development team in site identification and development of solar projects nationwide.

Eli supports the Lodestar team through the negotiation of site control agreements, securing of necessary permits, and analysis of potential project acquisitions. He screens sites for suitability based on environmental, zoning and other considerations, and contributes to the management of project budgets and timelines. Eli also coordinates utility interconnection, and tracks applicable regulatory proceedings and energy policy across the U.S.


Eli holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Politics and Economics from Middlebury College. Prior to joining Lodestar, Eli worked in regenerative farm-to-table culinary and business operations for Chef Melissa Kelly, 2x winner of the James Beard Award for Best Chef: Northeast.

Email: eabbasi@lodestarenergy.com