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Global New Energy Business Leader Award For SunEdison President and CEO Ahmad Chatila

SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), a leading solar developer and technology provider, announced that the China Institute of Energy Economics and China Energy News has awarded Ahmad R. Chatila, President and Chief Executive Officer of SunEdison, the coveted “Global New Energy Business Leader” award. The award was presented at the prestigious 2014 Global Top 500 New […]

IISD appoints Dr. Vicky Sharpe as Senior Fellow

The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Vicky Sharpe as senior fellow. She will provide strategic advice and support for the institute’s work on energy, water and innovation. Dr. Sharpe is a strategic advisor to the board for Sustainable Development Technology Canada, a Government of Canada initiative […]

Hydrogenics Announces Board of Directors Appointment

Hydrogenics Corporation (NASDAQ: HYGS; TSX: HYG), a leading developer and manufacturer of hydrogen generation and hydrogen-based power modules, announced that Mr. David C. Ferguson has been appointed to the Hydrogenics Board of Directors and its Audit Committee effective immediately. Between 1999 and 2012, Mr. Ferguson was Executive Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of BMO […]

CBD Energy Announces Executive Management and Board Member Additions

CBD Energy Limited (NASDAQ: CBDE), a diversified clean energy company and leading global provider of solar systems, announced that it has appointed several individuals to its executive management team and Board of Directors. Mr. Jeffrey Tischler has been appointed as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Tischler will be based in CBDE’s New York office […]

sPower Expands Board with Appointment of Bob Foster, Former Chair of CAISO and Ex-Southern California Edison President

Foster to Continue Efforts to Support Renewable Industry through Position on sPower Board The Board of Directors of sPower (Sustainable Power Group), a leading renewable energy provider, announced the appointment of long-time energy policy leader Bob Foster to its board, effective Oct. 1, 2014. To become eligible to serve on sPower’s Board of Directors, Foster […]

Advanced Energy Announces Yuval Wasserman as President and CEO

Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq:AEIS) today announced the appointment and promotion of company president, Yuval Wasserman, to the position of president and chief executive officer and board member, effective October 1, 2014. Yuval succeeds Garry Rogerson who has been in the role since August 2011. “Since joining Advanced Energy, Yuval has been instrumental in enabling […]

FuelCell Energy Appoints Christopher S. Sotos to Its Board of Directors

FuelCell Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq:FCEL), a global leader in the design, manufacture, operation and service of ultra‐clean, efficient and reliable fuel cell power plants, today announced that Christopher S. Sotos, Senior Vice President of Strategy and Mergers and Acquisitions at NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG), has been appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors, bringing with him […]

NREL Announces New Center Directors to lead R&D, Analysis Efforts

The Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory recently named leaders in the renewable energy field as center directors. Paul Basore has been named Director of the Materials Applications and Performance Center; Dave Mooney as Director of the Strategic Energy Analysis Center; Nancy Haegel as Director of NREL’s Materials Science Center; Jao van de Lagemaat as […]

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 […]