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Andalay Solar Appoints Steven Chan CEO

Posted by SI Staff on April 17, 2014

San Jose, Calif.-based integrated solar power systems manufacturer Andalay Solar Inc. has appointed Steven Chan as its president and CEO, replacing Margaret Randazzo, who will continue as chief financial officer until June 30 and remain on the board of directors. [Read More]

Chairman And CEO Retires From Hanwha SolarOne

Posted by SI Staff on April 15, 2014

Hanwha SolarOne Co. Ltd. has announced that Ki-Joon Hong, chairman and CEO, has retired from the company. Hong was appointed a director of Hanwha SolarOne in October 2010 and subsequently became CEO in June 2011. The company says a replacement [Read More]

SEIA Elects New Directors

Posted by SI Staff on March 26, 2014

By a vote of its members, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has elected five new directors to serve on its board. SEIA says its board members represent the general membership on issues critical to the industry. SEIA's newly elected [Read More]

Energy Storage Association Names Executive Director

Posted by SI Staff on January 23, 2014

The Energy Storage Association (ESA) has changed its name from the Electricity Storage Association and named Matthew Roberts as its new executive director. ‘This is a transformative time for energy storage in the U.S. and globally,’ says Darrell Hayslip, chair [Read More]

Barry H. Epstein Joins Allen Matkins As Renewable Energy Partner

Posted by SI Staff on January 21, 2014

San Francisco-based law firm Allen Matkins has hired Barry H. Epstein as a partner in its Land Use and Environmental & Natural Resources practice groups, and its Infrastructure, Energy & Utility industry group. Allen Matkins says Epstein's practice focuses on [Read More]

ACORE Names Michael R. Brower Permanent CEO, President

Posted by SI Staff on January 10, 2014

The board of directors of the American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) has appointed Michael R. Brower the new president and CEO. Brower served as the interim president and CEO of the organization since July 29th, 2013. He has been [Read More]

Spire Founder And CEO Roger G. Little Retiring

Posted by SI Staff on November 27, 2013

Spire Corp. says founder Roger G. Little will retire as president and CEO, effective Dec. 31. Little will continue to serve as chairman of the company's board of directors. Since founding Spire in 1969, Little has served as the photovoltaic [Read More]

BrightSource Energy Names David Ramm As New CEO

Posted by SI Staff on November 21, 2013

BrightSource Energy Inc. has named David Ramm to the position of CEO. Ramm previously served as executive chairman for the company's board of directors, and will continue to serve as chairman. Ramm assumes the role of CEO as the company [Read More]

Fraunhofer CSE Appoints New Director

Posted by SI Staff on November 12, 2013

The Massachusetts-based Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems (CSE) has appointed Christian Hoepfner, the center's current scientific director, to center director. Hoepfner succeeds Nolan Browne, who founded the center in 2008 and has served as its managing director since that [Read More]

FERC Chair To Join Stoel Rives After Leaving Post

Posted by SI Staff on October 29, 2013

Jon Wellinghoff, chairman of the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), is planning to join the energy law practice of Stoel Rives LLP when he departs his current post. Wellinghoff submitted his resignation to President Obama on May 28, but [Read More]