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Architect Of Loan Programs Office Overhaul Peter Davidson To Step Down

Posted by SI Staff on June 11, 2015

Peter Davidson, executive director for the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Loan Programs Office (LPO), is stepping down at the end of June to return to New York and pursue new opportunities. His successor, Mark McCall, will begin in July. [Read More]

Greg Nielson Joins Vivint Solar As Principal Scientist

Posted by SI Staff on June 02, 2015

Utah-based Vivint Solar has hired Greg Nielson as a principal scientist in the company's solar technology department. Prior to joining Vivint, Nielson developed applications for mPower Technology based on his research on microsystem-enabled photovoltaics. He was awarded a PhD in [Read More]

SolarCity Taps J. Radford Small For Executive Team

Posted by SI Staff on May 26, 2015

SolarCity has hired J. Radford Small to be senior vice president of business development and investor relations. Small joins SolarCity from Goldman, Sachs & Co., where he was a managing director and chief operating officer for the clean technology and [Read More]

Mahesh Mansukhani Joins Repower As CEO

Posted by SI Staff on May 21, 2015

Livermore, Calif.-based installer Repower by Solar Universe has named Mahesh Mansukhani as its new CEO, a post previously held by the company's founder, Joe Bono. Prior to joining Repower, Mansukhani was CEO of sBioMed, in Orem, Utah. Bono will remain [Read More]

Sol Systems Hires Vaughan And Bakke For West Coast Operations

Posted by SI Staff on May 18, 2015

Sol Systems, a solar energy finance and investment firm, has hired two industry veterans to help lead financing initiatives for the commercial and small utility-scale segments of the company. Cory Vaughan, with over 20 years' experience in the solar industry, [Read More]

Sungevity Appoints Jan Slaghekke As Chief Global Officer

Posted by SI Staff on May 15, 2015

Jan Slaghekke has joined California-based Sungevity Inc. as chief global officer, a new position for the company. Slaghekke is responsible for managing Sungevity's expansion and strategic relationships in key markets outside the U.S., including its partnership with Netherlands utility E.On [Read More]

John Buffington Joins SolAmerica Energy

Posted by SI Staff on May 14, 2015

Georgia-based solar design and construction firm SolAmerica Energy LLC has appointed John Buffington its vice president of business development. Buffington will have responsibility for leading SolAmerica's solar development and engineering, procurement and construction efforts in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions. [Read More]

Michael Ginsburg Joins Farella’s Renewable Energy Practice

Posted by SI Staff on April 28, 2015

Michael Ginsburg has joined San Francisco-based law firm Farella Braun + Martel LLP as special counsel to its renewable energy and clean technologies practice. In that capacity, Ginsburg focuses on energy project development and transactions involving both traditional and renewable [Read More]

Cheryl Martin Joins New York’s REV Team

Posted by SI Staff on April 21, 2015

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority has appointed Cheryl Martin to lead a team involved in New York's Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) initiative. Martin will oversee and manage a process to assist private technology companies and [Read More]

E.ON Energy Services Appoints U.S. Leadership Team

Posted by SI Staff on April 14, 2015

Chicago-based E.ON Energy Services has named the leadership team for the newly launched asset management, maintenance and repair services venture. The new operation will be headed by Keith Day as president. Day most recently has been a regional vice president [Read More]