Governors’ Wind & Solar Energy Coalition Names 2017 Leaders

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 24, 2016

The Governors’ Wind & Solar Energy Coalition has appointed Gov. Gina Raimondo, D-R.I., and Gov. Sam Brownback, R-Kan., the group’s chair and vice chair, respectively, for 2017. Rhode Island has positioned itself as a leader in offshore renewable energy, says [Read More]

Vermont Wind Company Northern Power Systems Names New Exec

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 19, 2016

Vermont-based wind turbine company Northern Power Systems has named June M. Morris vice president and general counsel. According to Northern Power, Morris brings over 30 years of legal experience to the company. In her new role, Morris will be responsible [Read More]

Nordex Completes Chief Financial Officer Transition

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 03, 2016

Nordex’s handover of the chief financial officer (CFO) position has officially been completed. Nordex’s former CFO, Bernard Schaferbarthold, has now resigned from his position as a member of the company’s management board. Schaferbarthold announced in January that he would not [Read More]

Renewables Lawyer Eli Katz Joins Latham & Watkins In N.Y.

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 26, 2016

Renewable energy and clean technology lawyer Eli Katz has joined global law firm Latham & Watkins LLP as a partner in the tax and finance department in New York. According to the firm, Katz brings significant experience in advising power [Read More]

Wind Vet From DNV GL To Bolster University’s Renewables Program

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 26, 2016

The U.K.’s University of Bristol has appointed Ervin Bossanyi, senior principal researcher of renewables at DNV GL, as visiting industrial professor within the university’s department of aerospace engineering. According to DNV GL, the appointment will help align the university’s research [Read More]

Apex Clean Energy Promotes Executive To President, CEO

Posted by Lauren Tyler on September 01, 2016

Mark Goodwin has been promoted to president and CEO of Charlottesville, Va.-based Apex Clean Energy, which builds, owns and operates utility-scale wind and solar power facilities. According to the company, Goodwin joined Apex in 2009 as chief operating officer and [Read More]

Morten Dyrholm Moves Up At Vestas

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 29, 2016

Danish wind turbine company Vestas has named Morten Dyrholm the company’s new group senior vice president for marketing, communications and public affairs. Dyrholm is currently Vestas’ vice president for global marketing and public affairs. He succeeds Anders Monrad Rendtorff, who [Read More]

Vattenfall’s Chief Financial Officer Steps Down

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 24, 2016

Ingrid Bonde, chief financial officer (CFO) of Stockholm, Sweden-based renewable energy company Vattenfall, is stepping down from her position. Bonde joined Vattenfall in May 2012 as CFO and executive vice president after one year as a member of the board [Read More]

NREL Appoints Leadership For Mechanical, Thermal Systems Engineering Research

Posted by Lauren Tyler on August 11, 2016

The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has named Dr. Johney Green Jr. associate laboratory director for mechanical and thermal systems engineering, a role in which he will oversee NREL’s transportation, buildings, wind, water and geothermal research [Read More]

Former Duke Energy, GE Exec Joins Dallas Renewables Company

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 03, 2016

Dallas-based Leeward Renewable Energy LLC, an affiliate of ArcLight Capital Partners LLC, recently recruited Gregory C. Wolf, former president of Duke Energy Renewables, as CEO. Leeward, which owns and operates interests in 18 U.S. wind farms totaling 1,557 MW, says [Read More]