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New Board Members Join American Council On Renewable Energy

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SI Staff on Jun 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

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SI Staff on Jun 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

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SI Staff on Jun 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

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SI Staff 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

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SI Staff 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]

Vivint Solar Chief Executive Officer Steps Down

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SI Staff on May 04, 2016

A couple of months after terminating its acquisition deal with now-bankrupt SunEdison, Vivint Solar has announced that CEO Greg Butterfield is stepping down from his role. In a press release, the residential solar installer says it has appointed David Bywater [Read More]

Bankrupt SunEdison Appoints Chief Restructuring Officer

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SI Staff on May 02, 2016

A couple of weeks after filing for bankruptcy, renewable energy company SunEdison Inc. has named John S. Dubel its chief restructuring officer. Dubel, who the company says has over 30 years of crisis management and board representation experience, will head [Read More]

First Solar Appoints Mark Widmar Its New CEO

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SI Staff on Apr 28, 2016

Arizona-based panel manufacturer First Solar Inc. has appointed current chief financial officer (CFO), Mark R. Widmar, the company’s new CEO, effective July 1. He will also join the First Solar board of directors at that time. The company says that [Read More]

Former FERC Chairman Jon Wellinghoff Joins SolarCity Team

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SI Staff on Apr 08, 2016

SolarCity Corp. has announced that former Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Chairman Jon Wellinghoff is joining the company as its chief policy officer. His responsibilities will include advising on federal and state policy for SolarCity and the overseeing of both [Read More]

SEIA Names Evelyn Butler Director Of Codes And Standards

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SI Staff on Mar 28, 2016

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has hired Evelyn Butler to run the trade association’s codes and standards work. Butler comes to SEIA after serving as business development director of solar, energy and power technologies for UL, a company where [Read More]