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Who We Are

Enerfin Renewables is actively developing wind and solar projects in the central and eastern parts of the U.S.  We provide full-service project development from greenfield prospecting and early-stage acquisitions, through construction and long-term ownership and operations.

Meet The Team

Scott Hawken

Managing Director

As Managing Director, Scott oversees all development efforts across the nation. This includes, but is not limited to strategy, operations, and execution of projects from prospecting phase all the way to COD. Scott holds an MBA from Troy University and a B.S. in Marketing from Miami University of Ohio. He is also a Veteran of the United States Air Force.


Prior to heading up the Enerfin team, Scott spent almost two decades gaining experience at some of the leading energy development firms in the nation: NextEra Energy, Duke Energy, and Apex Clean Energy. At these companies, Scott gained expertise in project development, business development, and mergers & acquisitions. When Scott is not leading the Enerfin team, he can be found spending time with his family exploring Charlottesville and its surrounding areas.

Austin Beale

Operations Support & Development Analyst

As Operations Support & Development Analyst, Austin is responsible for managing the office and supporting development efforts. This includes but is not limited to project/office schedules and budgets, market and policy research, prospecting screening, and marketing materials. Austin holds a B.A. in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia. At UVA, Austin also received a Business Fundamentals Certificate from the McIntire Business Institute.

Prior to joining the Enerfin team, Austin worked at Turner Group, a Charlottesville-based commercial real estate development firm. While at Turner, Austin furthered his sales and marketing skills by honing the forward-facing voice and messaging of the firm to increase client engagement. When Austin is not assisting the Enerfin development team in their endeavors, he can be found playing soccer in a local recreational league.

Abbey Falknor

Marketing & Development Support

As Marketing and Development Support, Abbey is responsible for creating and managing all marketing materials as well as supporting development efforts. This includes but is not limited to website design, greenfield prospecting, and administration support. Abbey holds a B.A. in Education from Miami University of Ohio. At Miami, Abbey volunteered as a youth mentor and pursed a minor in History.


Prior to joining the Enerfin team, Abbey worked as a high school social studies teacher in Cincinnati, Ohio. She taught American and World History to 9th and 10th graders with the lens of cultivating empathy in her students and preparing them with real-life skills. Her passion in equipping the next generation of world leaders has led her to Enerfin, a group committed to creating a better world through renewable energy. When Abbey is not assisting the Enerfin development team, she can be found baking oatmeal chocolate chip cookies or reading a good book.

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