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First Solar Appoints Mark Widmar Its New CEO

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 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

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 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

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 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]

SunEdison Announces Leadership Changes, CFO Shifts To Yieldcos

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 11, 2016

SunEdison Inc., the renewable energy development company that, according to Vivint Solar, recently “breached” its merger agreement, has appointed a new chief financial officer (CFO) designee. Ilan Daskal has been named CFO and executive vice president of the company, effective [Read More]

SEPA Names Kenneth Doyle Chief Operating Officer

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 03, 2016

The Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) has appointed Kenneth A. Doyle, an association executive with more than four decades of experience, as the group’s executive vice president and chief operating officer (COO). As COO, Doyle joins the nonprofit’s executive leadership [Read More]

DOE Appoints Sanjiv Malhotra First Director Of Clean Energy Investment Center

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 08, 2016

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced Dr. Sanjiv Malhotra will be the first director of the Clean Energy Investment Center (CEIC), located within the Office of Technology Transitions. According to the DOE, the CEIC was established in 2015 [Read More]

Advanced Energy Economy Taps Business Execs For Clean Energy Growth

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 07, 2016

Several company executives have joined the Advanced Energy Economy's (AEE) board of directors to support the business group's efforts to spur the growth of clean energy in the U.S. The new directors are Dan'l Lewin, corporate vice president of Microsoft; [Read More]

SunPower Names Eduardo Medina EVP Of Power Plants

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 04, 2016

Renewables energy veteran Eduardo Medina has joined SunPower Corp., a Silicon Valley, Calif.-based solar technology and energy services provider, as executive vice president of power plants in its Lyon, France, office. In this role, he will direct the company's business [Read More]

JinkoSolar Announces Chief Strategy Officer’s Resignation

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 04, 2016

JinkoSolar Holding Co. Ltd. has released a statement that Arturo Herrero, the company's chief strategy officer, has resigned for personal reasons, effective Jan. 1. ‘We'd like to thank Mr. Arturo Herrero for six years of service and dedication to furthering [Read More]

OneRoof Energy Names Robert Martorano EVP Of Capital Markets

Posted by SI Staff on December 30, 2015

Robert Martorano Jr. has joined San Diego-based residential solar services provider OneRoof Energy Inc. as executive vice president of capital markets. In this role, Martorano will report to David Field, OneRoof Energy's president and CEO. ‘Rob brings a unique understanding [Read More]