[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":"1107902","field_deltas":{"1":{}},"link_text":null,"fields":{},"attributes":{"alt":"Photo of Charlie Gay.","height":480,"width":480,"style":"width: 160px; height: 160px; float: right;","class":"media-image caption media-element file-media-large","data-delta":"1"}}]]Dr. Charlie Gay is the former director of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Energy Technologies Office. In this position, he led a team that is dedicated to early-stage research and development of solar technologies, with a focus on how they contribute to supporting the reliability, resilience, and security of the U.S. electric grid.