June, 16 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Track 3C | Hydrogen
Bakken Energy | CEO
Mike Hopkins is an entrepreneurial cleantech CEO and thought leader in the fields of energy transition, energy storage and hydrogen.
He currently leads Bakken Energy, a clean hydrogen company developing a regional clean hydrogen hub in the Upper Midwest.
Prior to becoming CEO of Bakken Energy, Mike served as CEO of Ice Energy, a pioneering thermal energy storage business that now operates as Thule Energy Storage.
Before leading Ice Energy, Mike practiced law for 18 years as a partner with Bennett Jones LLP, a preeminent Canadian law firm recognized internationally as a leader in the fields of energy and climate change. He helped his clients successfully develop and finance over $12 billion of power projects in the US, Canada, Australia and the UK.
Mike sits on various for profit and not-for-profit boards, including the Board of Plus Power, a leading battery storage developer, Nelumbo, a cutting edge nanotechnology company and the Committee for Economic Development of the Conference Board.