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Vestas appoints Head of Service

Christian Venderby has been appointed new Group Senior Vice President and Head of Service at Vestas Wind Systems A/S. Christian Venderby, who comes from a position as Senior Vice President Operations at Vestas Americas, enters into his new position on 1 June 2014. Already a significant source of revenue and profit, the service business is […]

EPRI Announces New Members of the Board of Directors

The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) announced effective today that Denis P. O’Brien, senior executive vice president, Exelon Corporation and chief executive officer of Exelon Utilities, has been appointed chairman of the Board of Directors and Gil C. Quiniones, president and chief executive officer of the New York Power Authority (NYPA), as vice chairman. O’Brien […]

Capitol Hill Veteran Jim Reilly to take Helm of Federal Legislative Affairs for Wind Energy Industry

James D. Reilly, a proven legislative leader and strategist with a track record of working on both sides of the aisle to pass legislation in Congress, has accepted the position of Senior Vice President for Federal Legislative Affairs for the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). Reilly, who has served since 2007 as Chief of Staff […]

Dr. Christopher Case joins Oxford PV as Chief Technology Officer

Oxford Photovoltaics (Oxford PV) has appointed Dr. Chris Case as Chief Technology Officer to lead the technological development of the business, which is making rapid progress towards the commercialisation of its ground-breaking thin-film solar cells. Formed in 2010, Oxford PV is a spin-out from Oxford University that has exclusively licensed, and is developing, a photovoltaic […]

Clean Power Finance Hires David Peterson as Managing Director, Renewable Capital Markets

Infrastructure Financing Expertise Will Support Further Residential Solar Finance Innovations Clean Power Finance® (CPF), a financial services and software provider for the residential solar industry, announced the appointment of David Peterson as managing director on its renewable capital markets team. David will work with utilities and financial investors, as well as the public sector, to […]

IREC Adds New Regulatory Program Director: Sara Baldwin Auck

With nearly a decade of regulatory policy experience and project management, Sara Baldwin Auck joins IREC as Regulatory Program Director, a new position for IREC, which for more than 30 years has led national efforts to make clean energy accessible and affordable for more Americans. Baldwin Auck most recently served as senior policy and regulatory […]

Oyster inventor takes senior post at Queen’s University Belfast

Professor Trevor Whittaker, the inventor of Aquamarine Power’s Oyster wave energy technology, has been given the prestigious post of Acting Head of the School of Planning, Architecture and Civil Engineering (SPACE) at Queen’s University Belfast. The new position, for six months initially, puts Whittaker, who is Professor of Coastal Engineering, in charge of leading research […]

The Climate Group welcomes New India Executive Director

The Climate Group has appointed Krishnan Pallassana to the role of Executive Director, The Climate Group India. Krishnan joins The Climate Group from Actionaid International, where he was Country Director in Afghanistan, during which he served on the global strategic oversight team on resilience and climate change. Throughout his several years at Actionaid, Krishnan was […]

Pedro Dias appointed new Secretary General for ESTIF

The ESTIF Board of Directors appoints Pedro Dias as Secretary General of the European Solar Thermal Industry Federation. Pedro, who joined ESTIF back in 2008, first as Operations Manager and later as Deputy Secretary General, will be taking over as ESTIF Secretary General with effect from 1 April 2014. A Portuguese national, Pedro holds a […]

Suntrac Solar announces Vice President of Business Development for Next-Generation Solar Thermal Panel

  SunTrac Solar Manufacturing LLC announces Tom Rieker as Vice President of Business Development – High Temperature Fluids Division for its SunTrac Solar Thermal SmartPanel™. As one of leading experts in the solar thermal industry, Tom brings a wealth of knowledge to this position. His efforts will be directed to Hot Water and Solar Hot […]