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Dr. Stefan Glunz Receives Becquerel Prize

EU Commission Honors Pioneering Work on High Efficiency Solar Cells Since 1989 the European Commission has awarded the Becquerel Prize to distinguish outstanding merits in photovoltaics. This year the prize was awarded to Dr. Stefan Glunz, division director of “Solar Cells – Development and Characterization” at the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE. The […]

California ISO Board Chair Robert Foster to Step Down

Foster led ISO to major technology advances in renewable resources and grid reliability Robert Foster, chair of the Board of Governors of the California Independent System Operator, announced he will step down from the board effective September 30 to pursue opportunities in the private renewable energy industry. ISO board members are prohibited by state and […]

SPI Solar Appoints Amy Liu as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

SPI Solar (‘SPI’) (SOPW:OTCBB), a vertically-integrated photovoltaic solar developer, announced the appointment of Amy Jing Liu as Chief Financial Officer (principal financial officer) and Senior Vice President, replacing interim CFO Roger Le Yu. ‘This announcement is the latest in a series of senior-level appointments at SPI Solar in 2014,’ said Xiaofeng Peng, Chairman of SPI. […]

China Sunergy Announces Resignation of CEO Mr. Stephen Zhifang Cai and Founder and Chairman Tingxiu Lu Returns as CEO

China Sunergy Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: CSUN) (“China Sunergy” or the “Company”), a specialized solar cell and module manufacturer, announced that Mr. Tingxiu Lu, an industry veteran, chairman of the board and one of the company’s founders, will rejoin the Company’s executive management team as Chief Executive Officer, effective in September. Mr. Stephen Zhifang Cai, China […]

Dr. Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall, a Top White House National Security Council Official, Confirmed as Deputy Secretary of Department of Energy

Dr. Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall was confirmed by the Senate on Thursday, September 18, 2014, as the Department of Energy’s Deputy Secretary. “Liz’s confirmation comes at a historic time in our nation’s energy evolution,” said Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz. “She joins us with deep expertise in the Department’s nuclear security mission, including both nuclear weapons and […]

QBotix Adds New CEO, Continues Momentum

Solar industry leader Mike Miskovsky joins QBotix to accelerate growth QBotix, manufacturer of industry-leading, robot-enabled dual-axis solar tracking systems, today announced that industry veteran Mike Miskovsky has joined the company as its new CEO.  Miskovsky assumes the role from company founder Wasiq Bokhari, who will remain active on the management team and serve as Executive Chairman. […]

Principal Solar Appoints Garrett Boone to Board of Directors

Co-founder of The Container Store and Texas Business for Clean Air Principal Solar, Inc. (‘PSI'; OTC Pink:PSWW) a publicly traded solar power company that is building a utility-scale operation, announced the appointment of Garrett Boone, co-founder of The Container Store and a leading environmentalist, to its Board of Directors. ‘We are pleased to welcome Garrett […]

Delphi Announces Leadership Transition Plan

Chief Executive Officer and President Rodney O’Neal to retire March 1, 2015 Chief Financial Officer Kevin P. Clark named chief operating officer, will succeed O’Neal Mark J. Murphy named chief financial officer Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE: DLPH) Chief Executive Officer and President Rodney O’Neal, today announced plans to retire March 1, 2015, following a distinguished […]

Heliocentris announces resignation of CFO

Heliocentris Energy Solutions AG today announced that Thomas Strobl, who has joined the company in March 2014, is today resigning from his position as Chief Financial Officer and all Board Member functions of Heliocentris and its subsidiaries. This decision has been made due to personal reasons and in full agreement with the company. Thomas Strobl […]

JinkoSolar Promotes Charlie Cao to Chief Financial Officer, Longgen Zhang Becomes Financial Advisor and Continues on the Board

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (“JinkoSolar” or the “Company”) (NYSE: JKS), a global leader in the PV industry, announced that Mr. Haiyun (Charlie) Cao, the Company’s current Financial Controller, has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Longgen Zhang will serve as a financial advisor to the Company and will continue to serve as a member […]