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Vic Abate, Former GE Renewables Boss, To Become Company’s New CTO

Posted by NAW Staff on September 28, 2015

Vic Abate, a 25-year GE veteran who once ran the company's renewables business, will become its new chief technology officer (CTO). He succeeds the current CTO, Mark Little, who will retire at the end of the year. Abate, president and [Read More]

ERCOT Shuffles Personnel

Posted by NAW Staff on September 25, 2015

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has appointed new personnel for key areas associated with grid and market operations. Woody Rickerson, currently director of grid coordination, will be vice president of grid planning and operations. Kenan Ogelman, formerly the [Read More]

Former CPS Energy CEO Headed To NGPI

Posted by NAW Staff on September 16, 2015

New Generation Power International (NGPI) has named utility executive Doyle N. Beneby Jr. as its new CEO, effective Oct. 1. Beneby was formerly president and CEO of San Antonio, Texas-based CPS Energy, one of the largest municipally-owned electric and gas [Read More]

Renewable Energy Lawyer Kim Diamond Joins Drinker Biddle & Reath

Posted by NAW Staff on September 16, 2015

Kimberly E. Diamond has joined law firm Drinker Biddle & Reath as a senior attorney in the firm's New York City office. According to the law firm, Diamond blends complex financing experience with next-generation energy knowledge. Her experience includes representing [Read More]

EWEA Appoints Giles Dickson New CEO

Posted by NAW Staff on September 14, 2015

The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) has appointed Giles Dickson its new CEO. Before EWEA, Dickson was vice president of global public affairs at Alstom. Before that, he was a civil servant in the U.K. government for more than 15 [Read More]

AWS Truepower Adds Several Wind Pros To Due Diligence Team

Posted by NAW Staff on August 31, 2015

AWS Truepower has brought several industry professionals to bolster its due diligence and advisory service capabilities. Gill Howard Larsen assumed leadership of the group as director of due diligence. According to AWS, Larsen is an experienced project developer and owner [Read More]

Vestas Appoints New GM To Focus On Brazil

Posted by NAW Staff on August 28, 2015

Vestas has appointed Rogerio Zampronha as the new general manager of Vestas Brazil. Zampronha, most recently the president of Schneider Electric Brazil, has more than 20 years of experience in the finance and energy industries. According to Vestas, he will [Read More]

Vestas Appoints New President For Central Europe Unit

Posted by NAW Staff on August 14, 2015

Turbine maker Vestas has tapped Ericsson executive Nils de Baar to be group senior vice president and president of Vestas Central Europe beginning Sept. 1. According to Vestas, de Baar was formerly vice president and head of global customer accounts [Read More]

ERCOT General Counsel Bill Magness Chosen To Succeed Doggett As Top Executive

Posted by NAW Staff on August 12, 2015

The Board of Directors for the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) selected Bill Magness to become its next president and CEO. Magness, ERCOT's general counsel and senior vice president for governance, risk and compliance, replaces Trip Doggett, who announced [Read More]

Rumsey Joins Competitive Power Ventures

Posted by NAW Staff on August 11, 2015

Thomas Rumsey, a former executive of the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO), has joined Silver Spring, Md.-based developer Competitive Power Ventures (CPV). As vice president of external affairs, Rumsey will be responsible for helping to develop and advocate for [Read More]