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Former Duke Energy, GE Exec Joins Dallas Renewables Company

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 03, 2016

Dallas-based Leeward Renewable Energy LLC, an affiliate of ArcLight Capital Partners LLC, recently recruited Gregory C. Wolf, former president of Duke Energy Renewables, as CEO. Leeward, which owns and operates interests in 18 U.S. wind farms totaling 1,557 MW, says [Read More]

American Wind Action Backs Iowa Republican Congressman

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 03, 2016

The American Wind Action (AWA) has announced its support for Rep. David Young, R-Iowa, who is seeking his second term in the state’s 3rd congressional district. The AWA, a recently formed independent and bipartisan organization, says its goal is to [Read More]

SunEdison Announces Another Executive Shake-Up

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 29, 2016

As it continues moving through the Chapter 11 process, SunEdison Inc. has announced another leadership shake-up – this time on the bankrupt renewable energy company’s finance team. According to a press release, Ilan Daskal, who SunEdison appointed its chief financial [Read More]

American Council On Renewable Energy Elects New Board Members

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 29, 2016

The American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) has named new members to its board of directors: Susan Nickey, managing director of Hannon Armstrong; Jim Spencer, president and CEO of EverPower Wind Holdings Inc.; and Patrick Woodson, chairman of E.ON North [Read More]

New York-Based United Wind Announces New Hires

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 10, 2016

United Wind, a Brooklyn, N.Y.-based provider of distributed wind energy solutions, has hired Joseph Yurcisin as vice president of business development and Philip Futernik as chief technology officer. Yurcisin will lead all sales and marketing efforts for the company, which [Read More]

CEO Of Offshore Wind Company CWind Steps Down

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 06, 2016

Chris Randle, CEO of U.K.-based CWind, a provider of services to the offshore wind industry, has resigned from his position at the company in order to pursue new opportunities. Lee Andrews, operations director, has accepted the position of CWind’s managing [Read More]

NREL’s Kurtz, Tegen Honored For Clean Energy Leadership

Posted by Lauren Tyler on June 02, 2016

The U.S. Clean Energy Education & Empowerment (C3E) program has honored Sarah Kurtz and Suzanne Tegen of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) for their leadership and achievement in the field of renewable energy. The [Read More]

Nordex Names Its New Chief Financial Officer

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 01, 2016

On Sept. 1, Christoph Burkhard will join Nordex’s management board as the company’s new chief financial officer (CFO). Most recently, Burkhard served as CFO at Siemens’ offshore wind power division; prior to that, he was CFO at Siemens’ onshore wind [Read More]

DNV GL’s Crivella Named Women Of Wind Energy’s 2016 Rising Star

Posted by Lauren Tyler on May 27, 2016

DNV GL‘s Ellen Crivella was honored with the 2016 Rising Star Award at the Women of Wind Energy (WoWE) luncheon at this week’s WINDPOWER 2016 in New Orleans. Each year at the American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) event, WoWE’s Rising [Read More]

Vestas Exec Appointed Chairman Of Global Wind Energy Council

Posted by Lauren Tyler on May 27, 2016

Vestas’ Morten Dyrholm has been appointed chairman of the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), a global trade association representing the wind industry. Dyrholm, vice president and global head of marketing and public affairs at Vestas Wind, succeeds Dr. Klaus Rave, [Read More]