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Vivint Solar Appoints David Bywater CEO

Posted by Joseph Bebon on December 19, 2016

After serving as interim CEO of Vivint Solar since May, David Bywater has been appointed the residential solar provider’s new CEO, effective immediately. “We strongly believe David is the best candidate for the CEO position,” says Peter Wallace, chairman of [Read More]

SunSystem Technology Adds New VPs For Solar O&M

Posted by Joseph Bebon on December 13, 2016

SunSystem Technology LLC (SST), a California-based solar services provider, has hired two new vice presidents to further enhance and oversee the company’s growing portfolios of residential and commercial operations and maintenance (O&M) accounts. Notably, SST recently acquired the residential field [Read More]

Vote Solar Adds David Crane To Board Of Directors

Posted by Joseph Bebon on December 02, 2016

Vote Solar, a national nonprofit solar advocacy organization, has announced the addition of energy industry veteran David Crane to its board of directors. “We’re honored to welcome our newest board member, David Crane, a business leader and renewable energy champion [Read More]

Former First Solar CEO Heads Board Of Eos Energy Storage

Posted by Joseph Bebon on November 15, 2016

Eos Energy Storage, a U.S.-based energy storage battery company, has announced that Jim Hughes, former CEO of vertically integrated solar company First Solar, joined Eos as chairman of its board. Eos says Hughes will help guide the company’s transition from [Read More]

SEPA Appoints Three Industry Execs New Board Members

Posted by Joseph Bebon on November 03, 2016

The Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) has welcomed three new members to its board of directors. According to SEPA, the board consists of 21 members representing a cross-section of energy industry representatives, including executives from utilities, solar firms and other [Read More]

Former SEIA Leader Rhone Resch Joins Sunworks Board

Posted by Joseph Bebon on October 27, 2016

Sunworks Inc., a provider of solar power solutions for commercial and residential markets, has announced the appointment of Rhone A. Resch, former head of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), as an independent director. The new appointment will be effective [Read More]

Vivint Solar Announces Executive Shake-Up

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 18, 2016

Residential solar company Vivint Solar has appointed Chance Allred chief sales officer, Paul Dickson chief revenue officer and Bryan Christiansen chief operations officer. Allred, part of the company’s original executive team, will continue to lead the sales organization and will [Read More]

Executive Shakeup At GT Advanced Technologies

Posted by Joseph Bebon on October 05, 2016

GT Advanced Technologies Inc., a New Hampshire-based provider of crystal growth and polysilicon technology for the solar industry, has appointed Greg Knight its new CEO. GT says its board of directors has accepted the resignation of the previous CEO, Dave [Read More]

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]