OwnEnergy Inc., a community wind development company, has announced that Robert Crowell is joining the company as head of development. In that position, he will be responsible for seeing all of the company's community wind farm projects through to construction.
Crowell has been responsible for the development of over 1,600 MW of operating generating plants, including six wind projects totaling over 830 MW in the midwestern and northeastern U.S.
Prior to joining OwnEnergy, Crowell was senior vice president for development at E.ON Climate & Renewables (EC&R), a subsidiary of E.ON Group. At EC&R, he helped grow a small development team, more than quadrupling the average monthly acreage leased and establishing a development portfolio of 13 projects in six states.
In related news, Cynthia Crooks has been promoted to chief operating officer. In this position, Crooks will manage the completion of OwnEnergy's community wind projects, including engineering, procurement, construction and operations. She will also manage the company's network of energy entrepreneurs nationwide.
SOURCE: OwnEnergy Inc.