Zach Brammer

Head of New Markets and Operations

Zach is a 6th-generation Coloradan from Sterling, Colorado. He began his career at Wunder Capital, one of the largest underwriters and financiers of Commercial Solar in the United States.

At Wunder, Zach worked on the Project Finance and Product Development teams where he built and maintained the economic models used to value solar projects across the nation, completed comprehensive due diligence on projects before funding, and helped design software that allowed Wunder’s team to reduce transaction costs. In January of 2020, Zach left the finance industry and moved home to Sterling to start Cloudbreak Energy Partners. He received his BS in Business Administration with a Minor in Space from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

In his role as Head of New Markets and Operations at Cloudbreak, Zach oversees the development of all of Cloudbreak’s projects, manages landowner and utility relationships, and leads the permitting and interconnection efforts at Cloudbreak.

East Coast

Cloudbreak has over 66.3 MWdc of sites under active development in major East Coast markets such as Virginia, New York, and others. These projects span large distributed projects with utilities such as Dominion as well as community solar projects in National Grid and NYSEG service territories.


Cloudbreak Energy has been awarded 8 MWdc of distributed solar projects in Iowa. Cloudbreak is actively developing more than 23 MWdc of distributed and community solar projects in several Midwest markets and across multiple utility territories, such as WE Energies, WPS, and Xcel.

West Coast

Cloudbreak Energy has 70+ MWdc of distributed solar and solar plus storage projects in active development in various counties across the Pacific Northwest and in California. The West Coast is a large focus area for the firm as community and distributed solar legislation gains momentum in some of those key markets.


Cloudbreak has been awarded 70+MWdc of distributed and community solar projects with Xcel, Black Hills, and Mountain Parks Electric which are in various stages of maturity, ranging from permitting to COD. Cloudbreak also has 180 MWdc of utility scale solar and 212.2 MWdc of distributed and community solar projects under active development.