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American Solar Direct Announces Two Executive Appointments

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 13, 2016

American Solar Direct (ASD), a residential solar energy provider in California, has appointed Kevin Bauer CEO. Having served as ASD’s president since 2013, Bauer has over 25 years of experience across the renewable energy, private equity and investment banking industries, [Read More]

Solar Companies Announce Leadership Changes

Posted by Joseph Bebon on September 07, 2016

Several solar players, including Sunrun and First Solar, have announced new leadership changes at their companies. Residential solar provider Sunrun has named Anne Hoskins its chief policy officer. Hoskins served on the Maryland Public Service Commission from September 2013 through [Read More]

Apex Clean Energy Promotes Goodwin To CEO Role

Posted by Joseph Bebon on September 02, 2016

Mark Goodwin has been promoted to president and CEO of Charlottesville, Va.-based Apex Clean Energy, which builds, owns and operates utility-scale wind and solar power facilities. According to the company, Goodwin joined Apex in 2009 as chief operating officer (COO) [Read More]

REC Solar Names Matt Walz Chief Executive Officer

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 24, 2016

REC Solar, a provider of commercial solar and energy solutions, has appointed Matt Walz its CEO. Walz has worked at Duke Energy, which acquired a majority interest in REC Solar in 2015, for 12 years. He joins REC Solar after [Read More]

Enphase Energy Announces Executive Shake-Up

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 11, 2016

Enphase Energy Inc. has announced the resignation of its vice president and chief financial officer (CFO), Kris Sennesael, as well as appointed a replacement, Bert Garcia. Enphase says Sennesael has resigned to pursue other career opportunities. Garcia, currently Enphase’s vice [Read More]

New Board Members Join American Council On Renewable Energy

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 30, 2016

The American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) has named new members to its board of directors: Susan Nickey, managing director of Hannon Armstrong; Jim Spencer, president and CEO of EverPower Wind Holdings Inc.; and Patrick Woodson, chairman of E.ON North [Read More]

SunEdison CFO Designee Steps Down

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 29, 2016

As it continues moving through the Chapter 11 process, SunEdison Inc. has announced another leadership shakeup, this time on the bankrupt renewable energy company’s finance team. According to a press release, Ilan Daskal, who SunEdison appointed its chief financial officer [Read More]

Trina Solar Chief Financial Officer Steps Down

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 16, 2016

China-based solar panel maker Trina Solar Ltd. has accepted the resignation of its chief financial officer (CFO), Teresa Tan, effective July 15. According to the company, Tan has resigned to pursue other personal interests. Xu Ying (Merry Xu), currently a [Read More]

SEIA Appoints Tom Kimbis Interim President

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 27, 2016

Tom Kimbis, general counsel and vice president of executive affairs for the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), will serve as the association’s interim president starting June 1. According to SEIA, Kimbis has worked at the organization since 2010, acting as [Read More]

IREC CEO Jane Weissman Steps Down After Two Decades

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 25, 2016

The Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) has announced that Jane Weissman will step down as its president and CEO on June 30, after leading the U.S. nonprofit since 1994. Larry Sherwood, currently IREC’s vice president and chief operations officer, has [Read More]