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Blade Manufacturer TPI Composites Names New Execs

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NAW Staff on Feb 03, 2016

TPI Composites Inc., a U.S.-based manufacturer of composite wind blades, has named three new executives: Mark McFeely, chief operating officer (COO); T.J. Castle, senior vice president of North American wind and global operations excellence; and Richard Yang, vice president for [Read More]

Former DOE Offshore Wind Advisor Joins NYSERDA’s Renewables Effort

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NAW Staff on Jan 27, 2016

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) says it has hired Gregory Matzat, P.E., to assist in the development of large-scale wind projects and help meet the state’s goal for 50% renewable energy by 2030. Formerly senior [Read More]

Calif. ISO Announces Retirement Of Electricity Industry Veteran

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NAW Staff on Jan 27, 2016

The California Independent System Operator (ISO) has announced the upcoming retirement of Karen Edson, vice president of policy and client services, whose position will be restructured into dual, officer-level roles. A 38-year veteran of electricity industry public affairs and policy, [Read More]

University Of California’s Witherell To Head DOE’s Berkeley Lab

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NAW Staff on Jan 25, 2016

The University of California’s (UC) board of regents has approved Dr. Michael Witherell, vice chancellor for research at UC Santa Barbara, as the eighth director of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL). Following a national search, Witherell will replace departing director [Read More]

Women Of Wind Energy Adds New Board Members

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NAW Staff on Jan 21, 2016

Women of Wind Energy (WoWE) has announced that Dany St-Pierre and Raheleh Folkerts will join the organization’s board of directors. “As we begin a new year here at Women of Wind Energy, we are thrilled to add these two remarkable [Read More]

Wind And Solar Equipment Provider Ingeteam Names New CEO

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NAW Staff on Jan 20, 2016

Spain-headquartered Ingeteam, a component manufacturer for industries including wind and solar, has named Adolfo Rebello the new CEO. Rebello – replacing Javier Ojeda, who has resigned from the position – has been at Ingeteam since 1996. He currently holds the [Read More]

Senvion Appoints Seyfarth Chief Operating Officer

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NAW Staff on Jan 18, 2016

Starting in February, German wind turbine manufacturer Senvion will have a new chief operating officer (COO), Dr. Christoph Seyfarth, who will manage the supply chain, global blades, global nacelles, operational excellence and order fulfillment divisions. Seyfarth, who will report directly [Read More]

Nordex Chief Financial Officer To Step Down By Year End

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NAW Staff on Jan 08, 2016

Germany-based turbine manufacturer Nordex says its chief financial officer (CFO), Bernard Schaferbarthold, will not be extending his contract with the company due to family reasons. Schaferbarthold joined Nordex in 2005 and has been the company’s CFO since 2007. He will continue [Read More]

Advanced Energy Economy Welcomes New Execs To Its Board

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NAW Staff on Jan 07, 2016

Several company executives have joined the Advanced Energy Economy’s (AEE) board of directors to support the business group’s efforts to spur the growth of clean energy in the U.S. The new directors are Dan’l Lewin, corporate vice president of Microsoft; [Read More]

DOE Names First Director Of Clean Energy Investment Center

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NAW Staff on Jan 07, 2016

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced Dr. Sanjiv Malhotra will be the first director of the Clean Energy Investment Center (CEIC), located within the Office of Technology Transitions. According to the DOE, the CEIC was established in 2015 [Read More]