SatCon Hires Pete DeGraff


Boston-based SatCon Technology Corp., a provider of utility-scale renewable energy solutions for distributed power markets, has hired Pete DeGraff as corporate vice president of sales and marketing.

DeGraff will lead the development and execution of the global go-to-market strategies for SatCon's products and solutions, including marketing and sales programs that focus on the company's solutions for renewable energy. DeGraff comes to SatCon with more than 15 years of sales and marketing leadership expertise in rapid growth technology organizations. He was most recently the vice president of worldwide alliances at i2 Technologies.

‘With the introduction of the 100 kW and 500 kW PowerGate Plus inverters in Europe and Asia, along with our 1.2 MW and 2.4 MW PowerGate Fuel Cell inverters, demand for SatCon solutions has surged dramatically,’ says Steve Rhoades, SatCon president and CEO. ‘Pete brings to SatCon years of experience in developing global sales channels and will be instrumental in achieving our goal of becoming the worldwide leader in utility scale distributed energy solutions.’

According to SatCon, the PowerGate AE-WP Series power converters for wind turbine applications are available for doubly-fed induction motor generators or permanent magnet synchronous motor generators for machines from 250 kW to 2 MW.

SOURCE: SatCon Technology Corp.

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