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Industry Veteran Joins SEIA As Sr. Director Of Project Finance And Capital Markets

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) announced today that Mike Mendelsohn, an energy industry veteran with 25 years of experience, is the trade association’s new Senior Director of Project Finance and Capital Markets. Prior to joining SEIA, Mendelsohn worked as a Senior Financial Analyst for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). There, he organized key […]

SunEdison’s President Of Asia-Pacific And Sub-Saharan Africa, Pashupathy Gopalan, Is Named “Solar Power Person Of The Year”

SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE:SUNE), the world’s largest renewable energy development company, today announced that Pashupathy Gopalan, SunEdison’s president of Asia-Pacific and Sub-Saharan Africa, was awarded the Solar Power Person of the Year during the Renewable World International Convention in Delhi, India. The award recognizes Mr. Gopalan and SunEdison’s work in setting the pace and scale of […]

Green Charge Networks Names Mark Triplett COO

Green Charge, the largest provider of commercial energy storage in the U.S., today named Mark Triplett as its Chief Operating Officer. As COO, Mark Triplett will oversee sales, marketing, and operations. He brings more than 20 years of enterprise software, utility, smart grid and demand response experience to Green Charge most recently leading the ‘Demand […]

OneEnergy Renewables Welcomes New Chief Development Officer Arlo Corwin and Expands Renewable Energy Development Portfolio

Industry veteran brings dozen-plus years experience, renewable energy development portfolio OneEnergy Renewables, a leading developer of distributed, utility-scale renewable energy projects, introduced Arlo Corwin as the company’s new chief development officer. Corwin will lead the development of OneEnergy’s pipeline of renewable energy projects nationally. Corwin joined OneEnergy following the firm’s acquisition of the development portfolio […]

First Solar Reorganizes Management Team

In an SEC 8-K filing First Solar, Inc. announced appointments: Georges J. Antoun, age 52, has been appointed President, U.S., reporting to the Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Antoun will have comprehensive leadership responsibility for Business Development, Project Development and other sales opportunities in the United States. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Antoun served as Chief Operating […]

NREL’s 91-Year-Old Palmer Carlin—a Wind Energy Pioneer

Three afternoons a week, 91-year-old Palmer Carlin comes into the Energy Department’s National Wind Technology Center (NWTC) at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), and begins having fun. That’s where the senior engineer fields questions from the public, often from would-be inventors convinced they have the next big renewable energy breakthrough. “Across the U.S., there […]

Aarnout Kant new Winergy CEO

Effective 1 July 2015, Aarnout Kant takes over the Winergy management. He succeeds Stefan Tenbrock, who at the same time takes over the management of the Siemens Mechanical Drives Business Unit as CEO; Winergy being part of the MD Business Unit. Aarnout Kant has been with the company for 24 years and since 2014 has […]

William “Bill” J. Pratt, former Founder, Chairman and Chief Technology Officer of RF Micro Devices, Inc., named as Chairman to Koolbridge Solar Board of Advisors

Mr. Pratt founded RF Micro Devices in Greensboro, NC in 1991. The Company designs and manufactures high-performance radio frequency systems and solutions for applications that drive wireless and broadband communications. RFMD traded on the NASDAQ under the symbol RFMD. RF Micro has 3500 employees, 1500 of them in Guilford County, North Carolina. The company announced […]

New Extended Board joins the President of EUFORES

Cross-party Extended Board appointed to enlarge debate and complement the three Presidents After the EUFORES General Assembly on 24 June 2015 where the new EUFORES Board of Presidents was elected, a new EUFORES Extended Board of leading MEPs has been appointed which joins the three Presidents. The new Extended Board complements the EUFORES Board of […]

Alevo appoints Dr. Randell Johnson to head Alevo Analytics

Energy storage innovator boosts its analytics solutions by hiring an energy and power sector expert Alevo Group, a leading provider of energy storage systems has appointed Randell Johnson as Chief Analyst of Alevo. Dr. Johnson, a leader in the energy analytics industry, will head up the Alevo Analytics team, which will use primary grid data […]