Hover Energy Names New COO From LM Wind Power, Vestas

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 25, 2017

Texas-based Hover Energy LLC, a wind energy technology company, has announced Dr. Carsten Westergaard as its new chief operating officer (COO). According to Hover, Westergaard brings more than 25 years of experience in wind energy to the company. He began [Read More]

Siemens Gamesa Names New Executive Position For Cyber Security

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 22, 2017

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has appointed Alan Feeley its new chief cyber security officer, a new position within the company. In addition to his current responsibilities as chief information officer, Feeley will expand and manage the company’s operational framework [Read More]

R.I. Company Names New CEO After Expansion From Wind To Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 21, 2017

Green Development LLC (formerly Wind Energy Development), a North Kingstown, R.I.-based company with a goal of diversifying Rhode Island’s energy portfolio, has announced Al Bucknam as its new CEO. The appointment is a component of Green Development’s evolution from a [Read More]

Vattenfall’s Chief Financial Officer To Step Down

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 18, 2017

Sweden-based Vattenfall’s chief financial officer (CFO), Stefan Dohler, is leaving the company and becoming the new CEO of EWE AG, a regional utility in Germany. Dohler joined Vattenfall in 1998 and has served as the group’s CFO since December 2016. [Read More]

AXIS Insurance Taps Tom To Grow Renewables

Posted by Mark Del Franco on September 11, 2017

Seeking to grow its renewable energy business unit, AXIS Insurance has named Christina Tom vice president and renewable energy underwriter. According to AXIS, she will be responsible for leading its U.S. West Coast business, underwriting wind, solar and energy storage [Read More]

Former Vestas, GE Senior Exec Joins Northland Power As COO

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 08, 2017

Toronto-based independent power producer Northland Power Inc. has named Troy Patton to the position of chief operations officer (COO). According to the company, Patton has more than 20 years of experience in the power generation industry. Most recently, he served [Read More]

Wind Industry Mourns The Loss Of AWEA’s Tom Gray

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 01, 2017

As written by AWEA’s Greg Alvarez, Gray was affectionately known as the “Wind Wizard” due to his “encyclopedic knowledge of wind.”

Brouillette Sworn In As DOE Deputy Secretary After Strong Senate Support

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 09, 2017

Dan Brouillette, a former executive at Ford and USAA, has been sworn in as the deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). According to the agency, Brouillette has three decades of experience in both the public and private [Read More]

New York Offshore Wind Alliance Appoints New Head

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 07, 2017

Joe Martens, who served as New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s first commissioner of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), is joining the New York Offshore Wind Alliance (NYOWA) as its new director, the organization has announced. NYOWA [Read More]

DOE’s Wind Tech Head Takes New Role At Hydropower Company

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 04, 2017

Jose Zayas is leaving his role as director of the Wind Technologies Office at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and joining Cube Hydro Partners LLC as vice president of partnerships and strategic initiatives. Cube Hydro Partners, based in Bethesda, [Read More]