Peter works with communities and industry professionals to develop the solar market throughout the Midwest. This includes education, training, outreach and program development. He helped launch the Milwaukee Solar Group Buys in 2013 as a community organizer in his former role as a member of the board of directors for the Riverwest Public House Cooperative and the Riverwest Cooperative Alliance. In 2019, he was named to Midwest Energy News 40-Under-40 cohort. He has an MS in nonprofit management and leadership from UW-Milwaukee and a BA in political science and English from DePaul University.