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AWS Truepower Announces Large Batch Of New Hires

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 20, 2016

Albany, N.Y.-based AWS Truepower, an international provider of wind and solar energy consulting and engineering services, says it has added a number of key staff to its due diligence and consulting services teams. David Coffey has joined AWS Truepower’s due [Read More]

RES Announces October Retirement Of CEO

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 06, 2016

U.K.-based renewable energy company RES says Dr. Ian Mays, CEO since the company’s beginnings in 1981, will retire at the end of the current financial year, Oct. 31. RES says Mays will remain involved with the business as a non-executive [Read More]

Chalasani Named Group CEO Of Suzlon

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 04, 2016

Pune, India-based Suzlon Group, which comprises Suzlon Energy Ltd. and its subsidiaries, has appointed J.P. Chalasani group CEO. According to Suzlon’s chairman, Tulsi Tanti, Chalasani started his career with Indian power utility NTPC. He then took up an executive role [Read More]

Ontario Firm Hires Novograd To Drive Renewables Investment Strategy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 16, 2016

Forum Equity Partners – a privately owned alternative investment management and development firm based in Toronto, Ontario – has named Nikolas Novograd principal for energy and renewables. To be based in San Francisco, Novograd will focus on new investment opportunities, [Read More]

Vestas Names New Exec On Global Management Team

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 14, 2016

Danish turbine manufacturer Vestas has appointed Rasmus Lundsgaard Nielsen senior vice president of corporate strategy, mergers and acquisitions, and global intelligence. Nielsen will be part of the company’s global management team. In the role, effective April 1, his main responsibilities [Read More]

DNV GL Appoints Ditlev Engel New Energy CEO

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 03, 2016

DNV GL has appointed Ditlev Engel the new CEO of its energy business area. Starting April 4, Engel will succeed acting CEO Elisabeth Harstad and report to the group president and CEO, Remi Eriksen. Engel will join DNV GL as [Read More]

NextEra Energy Completes Executive Transition

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 02, 2016

As part of a previously announced leadership-succession plan, Juno Beach, Fla.-based clean energy company NextEra Energy Inc. has appointed John Ketchum executive vice president of finance, as well as chief financial officer (CFO). This appointment follows the retirement of Moray [Read More]

Invenergy Brings Former Clean Energy Trust Exec On Board

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 29, 2016

Amy Francetic, former founding executive director of Clean Energy Trust (CET) in Chicago, has joined independent renewable power generation company Invenergy as senior vice president of new ventures and corporate affairs. Francetic will join the management team and report to [Read More]

Blade Manufacturer TPI Composites Names New Execs

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 03, 2016

TPI Composites Inc., a U.S.-based manufacturer of composite wind blades, has named three new executives: Mark McFeely, chief operating officer (COO); T.J. Castle, senior vice president of North American wind and global operations excellence; and Richard Yang, vice president for [Read More]

Former DOE Offshore Wind Advisor Joins NYSERDA’s Renewables Effort

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 27, 2016

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) says it has hired Gregory Matzat, P.E., to assist in the development of large-scale wind projects and help meet the state’s goal for 50% renewable energy by 2030. Formerly senior [Read More]