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Acciona Energy Appoints North American CEO

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 31, 2017

Acciona Energy has named Rafael Esteban its new CEO for North America. He replaces Ilya Hartmann, who has served as CEO since 2012 and is moving to a new leadership position in the renewable energy industry. As CEO of Acciona [Read More]

Northland Power Welcomes New Exec From DONG Energy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 12, 2017

Northland Power Inc., an independent power producer based in Toronto, has appointed Morten Melin executive vice president of construction. Most recently, Melin was vice president of engineering, procurement and construction for DONG Energy Wind Power. Currently, Melin is an advisor [Read More]

Boralex Names New Exec For Legal Affairs

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 07, 2017

Pascal Hurtubise has been named vice president, chief legal officer and corporate secretary of Quebec-headquartered Boralex, a developer, builder and operator of renewable energy facilities in Canada, France and the U.S. In his new role, Hurtubise will be in charge [Read More]

Mass. Offshore Wind Developer Vineyard Wind Announces Key Hire

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 29, 2017

Offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind, a portfolio company of Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners and Avangrid Renewables, has hired Jack Arruda to serve as technical development manager. Vineyard Wind, based in New Bedford, Mass., is seeking to build the first large-scale offshore [Read More]

New Board Members At The American Council On Renewable Energy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 29, 2017

The American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) has elected two new members to its board of directors: Jacob Susman, vice president and head of origination at EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE), and Kevin Walsh, managing director and group head of [Read More]

Energy Storage Association Names First Chief Exec

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 28, 2017

The Energy Storage Association (ESA) has announced that advanced energy industry veteran Kelly Speakes-Backman will become the organization’s first CEO, effective July 1. As CEO, she will lead the association’s efforts to unleash the full potential of energy storage. “As [Read More]

Senvion Names New Supervisory Board Chairman

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 16, 2017

Former National Grid executive Steven Holliday has been named new chairman of Senvion’s supervisory board. Holliday was approved by the supervisory board to follow Stefan Kowski, who stepped down as chairman and retired from the supervisory board following the annual [Read More]

Law Firm K&L Gates Expands Energy Practice Team

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 12, 2017

The Washington, D.C., office of global law firm K&L Gates LLP has added Elias B. Hinckley as a partner in the energy practice. He joins from Sullivan & Worcester LLP, where he led the firm’s energy group, and is accompanied [Read More]

Wind Vet Joins San Francisco Renewables Law Firm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 05, 2017

Cleantech Law Partners, a law firm dedicated exclusively to the renewable energy industry, has welcomed attorney Joshua Nathan to its team. Nathan has held the position of general counsel for Vestas American Wind Technology, Acciona Energy North America and Third [Read More]

Sandia Labs Exec Joins DOE’s Renewables, Energy-Efficiency Lab

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 01, 2017

Juan Torres has been tapped as associate laboratory director for energy systems integration at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). NREL is the DOE’s primary national laboratory for renewable energy and energy-efficiency research and development. [Read More]