Recent People News

IISD appoints Håkan Nordström—trade policy expert—as senior associate

The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) is pleased to announce the appointment of Håkan Nordström as a senior associate. As a senior associate at IISD, Håkan will focus on trade and climate change issues, including the prospect of forming a transatlantic carbon market in the context of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership negotiations […]

OneEnergy Renewables Taps Solar Industry Veterans to Accelerate Growth

Company expands with VP of Sales and Marketing, Project Director and Project Managers OneEnergy Renewables, a leading developer of distributed, utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) projects, announced it has expanded its sales and marketing and project development teams to support the company’s fast-growing project pipeline. New hires will help spur adoption of OneEnergy’s Purpose-Built Solar offering, […]

NREL Scientist Brian Gregg Named AAAS Fellow

Gregg honored for distinguished contributions to the field of organic solar photoconversion Brian Gregg, a scientist at the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). AAAS cited Gregg for “distinguished contributions to the field of solar photoconversion, particularly for developing […]

Geothermal Resources Council Welcomes New President

Paul Brophy is new President of the GRC Paul Brophy has been elected by his peers on the GRC Board of Directors to be the next President of the Geothermal Resources Council (GRC). He replaces Louis E. Capuano, Jr., who remains on the Board of Directors as Past President. Paul is currently President of EGS […]

Ambassador Carlos Pascual, U.S. Energy Envoy and Veteran Diplomat, to Join IHS

IHS (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight, today announced that Carlos Pascual, senior U.S. diplomat and most recently the State Department’s top energy official, is joining the company as senior vice president to focus on global energy issues and international affairs. As the U.S. energy envoy and coordinator for international […]

Xcel Energy announces new Upper Midwest leader

Clark named president of Northern States Power Co.-Minnesota Xcel Energy named Christopher Clark to a top leadership position in the company’s Upper Midwest region. Clark will become president of Northern States Power Co.-Minnesota on Jan. 1, upon the retirement of David Sparby. “The energy business is becoming increasingly complex as we continue our drive to […]

Xcel Energy announces new Upper Midwest leader

Clark named president of Northern States Power Co.-Minnesota Xcel Energy named Christopher Clark to a top leadership position in the company’s Upper Midwest region. Clark will become president of Northern States Power Co.-Minnesota on Jan. 1, upon the retirement of David Sparby. “The energy business is becoming increasingly complex as we continue our drive to […]

Utilidata names Former Energy Regulator Paul G. Afonso to Board of Directors

Utilidata, Inc., the global software company partnering with utilities to modernize the electric grid, recently named Paul G. Afonso to the company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Afonso, former Chairman of the Massachusetts Public Utilities Commission, brings a national reputation regarding energy regulatory and legislative issues while serving as a trusted advisor to executive management and board members in the […]

SEIA Names New Vice President for State Affairs

The Solar Energy Industry Association (SEIA) today announced that Sean Gallagher, a solar regulatory and government affairs professional from Berkeley, California, has been named its new vice president for state affairs. “We are happy to welcome Sean to the SEIA family. He has a proven track record of supporting clean, renewable solar energy policies, and […]

John Clapp Joins Empower Energies as Chief Financial Officer

Renewable Finance Veteran and former Citigroup Managing Director Adds to Experienced Leadership Team at High-Growth, Multi-Technology Solutions Provider Empower Energies, Inc., a leading Clean Energy Portfolio Solutions company, announced that John Clapp has joined the organization as Chief Financial Officer. Clapp brings a unique combination of institutional investment experience and renewable energy expertise, joining a […]