Alla Weinstein is the founder of Trident Winds Inc, an offshore wind project development company for deep water and a CEO of Castle Wind, a joint venture between Trident Winds Inc. and EnBW North America Inc. Alla leads Castle Wind’s efforts in offshore wind in California by developing a commercial scale floating offshore wind farm off the coast of Morro Bay in Central California.
Alla has been in the field of marine renewables for the last 20 years. Prior to founding Trident Winds, Alla founded and ran two marine renewables technology companies, and an industry association. Prior to the field of marine renewables, Alla managed multimillion-dollar domestic and international projects in the field of aviation working for, and with, Fortune 100 companies like Honeywell and Boeing.
She is currently a Governor Jay Inslee’s Energy Appointee to the Washington State Coastal Marine Advisory Council and US DOE appointed C3E Ambassador to the DOE Women in Clean Technology Initiative. Alla is an active member of the American Wind Energy Associations. She is a frequent speaker in the United States and Europe on the development of renewable energy and served as the first President of the European Ocean Energy Association.
She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology and a Master’s degree from the prestigious Thunderbird School of Global Management.