Jennifer Harper, Energy Northwest

Jennifer Harper, Project Developer, joined Energy Northwest in 2008. In her current position, Jennifer’s primary responsibility is management of Energy Northwest’s transportation electrification initiatives. In this role, Jennifer leads development of electric vehicle fast charging stations, and is currently working with utilities throughout the state to develop grant applications to fund many more.

Beyond her efforts on transportation electrification, Jennifer is working with community leaders and industry professionals to advance merging technologies for decentralization, digitization and decarbonation. Her work includes hydrogen, demand side management, and other clean energy solutions.

Jennifer chairs the Mid-Columbia Energy Initiative’s transportation sub-committee, and serves as board president for Drive Electric Washington. Jennifer also serves on the board of directors for Leadership Tri-Cities, a non-profit organization which develops and educates community leaders, and is a commissioner for the City of Kennewick’s Historic Preservation Commission.

Ms. Harper holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies and Journalism. Jennifer can be reached at