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Wind and Solar Energy USA

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.

Patrick Hedger

Development Manager

As a Development Manager, Patrick is responsible for overseeing all phases of our development projects. This includes, but is not limited to land acquisition, environmental studies, resource studies, market analysis, interconnection, community outreach, and permitting. Patrick holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Tech and a A.S. in Engineering from Piedmont Virginia Community College (PVCC). During his undergraduate studies in Blacksburg, Patrick took an interest in rocketry and was on Virginia Tech’s Propulsion Sub Team.

Prior to joining the Enerfin team, Patrick worked at Siemens in their Building Automation and Controls division where he improved efficiency and energy usage for companies all over the Commonwealth. At Siemens, Patrick furthered his technical expertise through conducting mechanical design drawings and utilizing control sensors for programming efforts to optimize operational services. When Patrick is not working on renewable energy development projects, he enjoys swimming, biking, running, and hiking all over the Shenandoah Valley.

Brad Weakly

Local Representative

As the Local Representative for Hickory Grove Wind, Brad Weakly is deeply rooted in the community, bringing both a solid engineering background and a fervent commitment to serving the region. Raised on a Central Illinois family farm, Brad has been an advocate for informed decision-making in the Wind Farm development process, aiming to empower landowners and establish a sustainable source of generational income.


His diverse background includes being a former Mechanical Engineer for McDonnell Douglas, owning a CAD/CAM Systems Integration Company, and successfully managing rental properties. Brad's community service extends to roles like Volunteer Sheriff's Deputy Coroner, volunteer for Central Illinois Honor Flight, and Volunteer EMT and Certified Fire Fighter for HFD. Personally, he is committed to family farm life, a lifelong learner, passionate hiker, animal lover, classic American muscle cars enthusiast, and an experienced builder and pilot of experimental aircraft. Brad's hands-on approach to community engagement and commitment to sustainability make him an integral part of the Hickory Grove Wind team.

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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