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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]

AWEA Announces New Board Chair, Members And Advisors

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 22, 2017

Tristan Grimbert, president and CEO of EDF Renewable Energy, has been elected chair of the American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) board. He succeeds Chris Brown, president of Vestas Americas. The announcement comes as AWEA kicks off WINDPOWER 2017 in Anaheim. [Read More]

New Goldwind Americas Exec Joins After Nine Years With Nordex

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 19, 2017

Goldwind Americas, the Chicago-based subsidiary of Chinese wind turbine company Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co. Ltd., has appointed Reinhard Sander vice president of engineering and technology. Sander joins Goldwind Americas after almost nine years at Nordex USA Inc., where [Read More]

Longtime GE Vet Joins Energy Storage Company

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 18, 2017

Eos Energy Storage has added two energy industry veterans to its executive team: Jeff Wiener, former director of global sales for energy storage at GE, joins as senior vice president of global sales, and Chris Gerlach, former vice president of [Read More]

AWEA Hires Energy Policy Strategist Amy Farrell

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 10, 2017

Amy L. Farrell, a strategist and expert in energy, environmental and regulatory policy, has been named senior vice president for government and public affairs at the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). According to AWEA, Farrell will oversee federal regulatory affairs, [Read More]

Siemens Gamesa Names Markus Tacke New CEO

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 09, 2017

The board of directors of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has unanimously appointed Markus Tacke the company’s new CEO. According to the company, the appointment is effective immediately. Tacke succeeds Ignacio Martin, who announced in April his intention to step down. [Read More]

Innogy Sets Sail With Chris Wissemann, Makes Big Splash With Renewables Hires

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 08, 2017

Hoping to gain a foothold in the U.S. offshore wind and solar markets, Essen, Germany-based developer innogy SE has added a pair of industry executives with deep roots in renewable energy, including offshore wind executive Chris Wissemann. According to innogy, Wissemann, [Read More]

Trump Makes ‘Ironic’ Choice For Head Of DOE Renewables Office

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 04, 2017

President Donald Trump has reportedly made his pick for the next head of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE): Daniel Simmons, former vice president of policy at the Institute for Energy Research [Read More]