People – Page 6

California Gov. Names Two New PUC Commissioners

Posted by Lauren Tyler on December 29, 2016

California Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed Martha Guzman Aceves and Clifford Rechtschaffen to the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC). As reported, the two new commissioners will replace Michael Florio and Catherine Sandoval, whose six-year terms expire on Jan. 1, 2017. [Read More]

Trump’s New Pick For DOE Secretary Faces Backlash

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 13, 2016

To the dismay of several clean energy and environmental groups, President-elect Donald Trump is reportedly appointing former Texas Gov. Rick Perry head of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Perry, a Republican, served as Texas’ governor from 2000 to 2015 [Read More]

‘Climate Science Denier’ Pruitt Gets Nod To Head U.S. EPA

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 07, 2016

Scott Pruitt, who has served as Oklahoma’s attorney general since 2010, has reportedly been named by President-elect Donald Trump’s Transition Team the next administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). According to his biography on the state of Oklahoma’s [Read More]

Colorado PUC Chairman Announces Resignation

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 07, 2016

Joshua Epel, chairman of the Colorado Public Utilities Commission (PUC), part of the Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA), is resigning from his position. His four-year term would otherwise expire in January 2019. According to an announcement from Gov. John Hickenlooper, [Read More]

Vestas Announces New Exec For People And Culture

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 05, 2016

Helle Bay, Vestas North America’s vice president for people and culture, will become group senior vice president for people and culture on Jan. 1, 2017. In this new role, Bay will lead Vestas’ global human resources efforts. She will also [Read More]

Boston Clean Energy Group Welcomes New Board Members

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 02, 2016

Boston-based NECEC – comprising the Northeast Clean Energy Council, a nonprofit business member organization, and NECEC Institute, a nonprofit focused on industry research, innovation, policy development and communications initiatives – has elected two new board members. Cynthia Arcate, president and [Read More]

Mayors From Around The World Join City-Led Climate Change Group

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 01, 2016

The global mayoral board leadership for the newly created Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy has been announced. Today, during the C40 Cities Mayors Summit in Mexico City, group co-chairs Michael R. Bloomberg, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy [Read More]

Law Office Hires Former AWEA Senior Director John M. Anderson

Posted by Lauren Tyler on November 29, 2016

National law firm Nossaman LLP has hired John M. Anderson as a senior policy advisor to its Environment and Land Use Practice Group in the Washington, D.C., office. Immediately prior to joining Nossaman, Anderson served as the senior director of permitting [Read More]

Massachusetts Clean Energy Center Announces New Leader

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 21, 2016

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) recently named Stephen Pike its new CEO and executive director. Pike first joined MassCEC as general counsel in 2013 and began serving as interim CEO in September 2015. Prior to joining MassCEC, Pike practiced [Read More]

GE Renewable Energy Welcomes New Exec

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 16, 2016

GE has announced the appointment of six new company officers, including a new exec for its renewable energy business. Andres Isaza has joined the company as vice president and chief commercial officer of GE Renewable Energy. Prior to joining GE, [Read More]