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SunEdison Appoints Paul Gaynor As EVP Of North America Utility And Global Wind

SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), the world’s largest renewable energy company, announced that Paul Gaynor has been appointed Executive Vice President of SunEdison responsible for the North America Utility and Global Wind business unit. Mr. Gaynor was previously the Chief Executive Officer of First Wind Holdings, LLC, which SunEdison acquired last week (1/26). As the leader […]

Ben Porath Named Dairyland Power’s Vice President, Power Delivery

La Crosse, WI Dairyland Power Cooperative is pleased to announce the promotion of Ben Porath to the position of Vice President, Power Delivery, effective Feb. 2, 2015. He succeeds Chuck Callies who is retiring on April 2 after 24 years of service to Dairyland. “Ben possesses a skill set that combines strategic thinking and the […]

EPIA Welcomes Michael Schmela to Leadership Team

The European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA) announced today that Michael Schmela is joining its leadership team as an Executive Adviser, working closely with the Board and CEO. Schmela begins his tenure on 2 February. “I am delighted to be working with the EPIA team and the Board, to put solar energy at the centre of […]

Hydro-Québec’s President and CEO announces that he will be leaving the company on May 1, 2015

Hydro-Québec’s President and CEO, Thierry Vandal, informed the company’s Chairman of the Board, Michael D. Penner, of his decision to resign from his position as member of the Board of Directors and as President and CEO of Hydro-Québec, effective May 1, 2015. After more than 18 years in upper management at Hydro-Québec, including 10 as […]

Gamesa names José Antonio Miranda CEO of Latam and Álvaro Bilbao, CEO of China

José Antonio Miranda has been made Gamesa’s top executive (CEO) for the entire Latin American region, after 4 years leading Gamesa China. Miranda, who joined Gamesa in 2007 as Managing Director of the Electric Components Division, was appointed in 2011 CEO of China, a region that has become a key global production and supply hub […]

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 […]