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Gamesa-Siemens Combined Company Appoints Leadership Team

Posted by Lauren Tyler on April 05, 2017

Following the Gamesa-Siemens merger, the new combined company has announced first appointments for the joint management team and has named Rosa Garcia non-executive chairwoman of the board. The combined company says that Ignacio Martin, former executive chairman of Gamesa, will continue as CEO [Read More]

Former GE Offshore CEO Named Chairman Of Turbine Tech Company

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 28, 2017

Anders Soe-Jensen, former CEO of offshore wind for both GE and Vestas, has become the new chairman of Bladena, a Denmark-based developer and manufacturer of technology solutions for wind turbines. In turn, he will also become a joint owner of [Read More]

Nordex Appoints New CEO After ‘Disappointing’ Market Forecast

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 17, 2017

The supervisory board of German wind turbine manufacturer Nordex has appointed Jose Luis Blanco to succeed Lars Bondo Krogsgaard as CEO of the company. Nordex says it presented record sales and profits in 2016 and increased its market share significantly; [Read More]

E.ON Shakes Up Executive Roles

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 13, 2017

E.ON has announced a couple executive changes within its businesses: Michael Lewis has been named CEO of E.ON U.K., Marc Hoffman will become CEO of customer solutions and country chairman for Sweden, and Anja Dotzenrath has been appointed CEO of [Read More]

Quebec Renewables Developer Boralex Names Chairman Of The Board

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 10, 2017

Quebec-based Boralex Inc., a developer, builder and operator of renewable energy facilities in Canada, France and the U.S., has named a new chairman of the board, Alain Rheaume. Rheaume succeeds Robert F. Hall, who has resigned as director and chairman [Read More]

RENEW Northeast Welcomes Offshore Wind Developers, National Wildlife Federation

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 08, 2017

RENEW Northeast, a nonprofit association uniting environmental advocates and the renewable energy industry, has welcomed the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and offshore wind developers DONG Energy and Vineyard Wind to its board of directors. The group’s mission is to promote [Read More]

CanWEA Announces Annual Award Nominees

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 06, 2017

The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) has announced the nominees for the 2017 CanWEA Awards, which recognize those who have made “outstanding contributions” to Canada’s wind power industry. The nominees are as follows: R.J. Templin Award Pan-Canadian Wind Integration Study [Read More]

Perry’s Confirmation As DOE Head Faces Mixed Bag Of Reactions

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 03, 2017

In a vote of 62-37, the U.S. Senate has confirmed former Texas Gov. Rick Perry as the 14th secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Perry succeeds Ernest Moniz, who was nominated as DOE secretary in 2013 under the [Read More]

Vestas Appoints Head Of New Asia-Pacific Unit

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 02, 2017

To strengthen its presence in the Asia-Pacific (APC) region, Vestas announced last week that the current APC sales business unit (SBU) would be re-organized into two new SBUs: SBU CHI, covering China and Mongolia, and SBU ASP, covering all other [Read More]

Natural Power Announces U.S. Hire For Renewables-Environment Work

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 02, 2017

In an effort to expand its services for the North American renewable energy industry, Scotland-headquartered Natural Power has announced the appointment of Christine Sutter as head of environment in North America. Sutter will be responsible for providing environmental and permitting [Read More]