Meet the man who is trying to change the GOP on clean energy

By Timothy Cama, The Hill.

Jay Faison is on a mission to change the Republican Party’s stance on clean energy. 

Faison, a self-styled advocate for conservative clean energy policies, was an active presence at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, doing numerous public events and meeting with committees and lawmakers to plead his case. 

"These are issues that are traditionally owned by Democrats; they're not traditionally trusted by Republicans," said the entrepreneur, who made a fortune with an audiovisual company before selling it and launching ClearPath last year. He has a staff of a dozen, split between his native North Carolina and Washington, D.C.