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Suntech Power Holdings Announces Personnel Changes As Acting CFO Departs

Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (OTC: STPFQ) (the “Company” or “Suntech”), through its Joint Provisional Liquidators (“JPLs”) announced that Mr. Deyong He, acting Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) of the Company, on June 25, 2014, submitted a letter of resignation, effective July 1, 2014. Mr. He will maintain his position as a member of the Board […]

NextEra Energy announces appointment of Naren Gursahaney to Board of Directors

NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) today announced the appointment of Naren Gursahaney to its board of directors. “We’re extremely pleased to welcome Naren to the board of NextEra Energy,” said Jim Robo, chairman and chief executive officer of NextEra Energy. “His strong leadership and extensive experience in driving growth through innovation, operational excellence and financial […]

LDK Solar Announces Changes to its Board of Directors

LDK Solar Co., Ltd. in provisional liquidation (“LDK Solar” or the “Company”) and its Joint Provisional Liquidators (“JPLs”), Tammy Fu and Eleanor Fisher, both of Zolfo Cooper (Cayman) Limited, today announced that Dr. Bing Xiang and Mr. Hongjiang Yao have resigned from LDK Solar’s board of directors. Mr. Xiaofeng Peng, Chairman of LDK Solar, stated: […]

Canadian Energy Person of the Year

The Energy Council of Canada (ECC) is pleased to announce Anthony Haines, President and Chief Executive Officer, Toronto Hydro Corporation, as the 2014 Canadian Energy Person of the Year. The Canadian Energy Person of the Year Award was first awarded in 2001 to recognize and pay tribute to a Canadian energy leader who has made […]

Janet D. Widmann Appointed to Avista Corp. Board of Directors

Avista Corp. (NYSE: AVA) announced that Janet D. Widmann, age 47, has been appointed to the Avista Corp. Board of Directors effective Aug. 2, 2014. She will stand for election to the board at the 2015 annual meeting of shareholders. Ms. Widmann is executive vice president, markets, for Blue Shield of California, a position she […]

Janet D. Widmann Appointed to Avista Corp. Board of Directors

Avista Corp. (NYSE: AVA) announced that Janet D. Widmann, age 47, has been appointed to the Avista Corp. Board of Directors effective Aug. 2, 2014. She will stand for election to the board at the 2015 annual meeting of shareholders. Ms. Widmann is executive vice president, markets, for Blue Shield of California, a position she […]

NREL Research Earns Two Prestigious R&D 100 Awards

A growth system that can produce thin solar cells quickly and at low cost, and an ultra-efficient supercomputer platform – both developed or advanced by the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and its partners – have been named among this year’s most significant innovations by R&D Magazine. “We at NREL are gratified that […]

IISD-ELA pleased to announce appointment of inaugural Board of Directors

The International Institute for Sustainable Development-Experimental Lakes Area (IISD-ELA) is pleased to announce the appointment of its first Board of Directors. “IISD-ELA is thrilled that such a renowned group of individuals will be working on its new board to serve the best interests of this world-class research facility,” says Matthew McCandless, executive director of IISD-ELA. […]

Jessica McDonald appointed new BC Hydro President and CEO

BC Hydro’s board of directors announced that Jessica McDonald has been appointed as President and CEO of BC Hydro. The appointment comes after a three-month search initiated in February when current President and CEO, Charles Reid, announced plans to retire. “I’m very pleased to have Jessica join the BC Hydro team. She brings a wealth […]

New board member elected by the employees to join Vestas’ Board of Directors

Knud Bjarne Hansen, board member elected by the employees, has announced that he will retire from the Board of Directors of Vestas Wind Systems A/S as per 1 July 2014, as Knud Bjarne wants to dedicate all his efforts to supporting Vestas’ joint venture, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind A/S. Chief Specialist Kim Bredo Rahbek, employed […]