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DONG Energy U.K. Chairman Retiring After 13 Years

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 13, 2017

Brent Cheshire, DONG Energy’s U.K. chairman, is retiring in June after 13 years with the company. In turn, Matthew Wright, CEO of Southern Water, has been appointed managing director of DONG Energy U.K. According to the company, Cheshire was DONG [Read More]

Energy Company Brings On Board A Slew Of Wind Technicians

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 10, 2017

More than 100 new wind turbine technicians have joined energy company 3sun Group, whose staff has now grown to more than 400. The company says it received more than 1,500 applications – many from oil and gas workers looking for [Read More]

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]