eSolar Hires Kerr As Chief Financial Officer

Posted by SI Staff on July 10, 2008 No Comments
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eSolar, a producer of solar thermal power plants, has hired Merrick Kerr as chief financial officer, tasked with overseeing the financial and administrative functions of the company as it expands its presence across the southwest U.S. and globally.

Kerr – who joins the company following the closing of $130 million in funding from Idealab, Oak Investment Partners and Google.org, as well as a recently announced power purchase agreement with Southern California Edison to produce 245 MW of solar thermal power – recently served as CFO of Rentech Inc. Prior to that, he served as CFO of PPM Energy Inc.

SOURCE: eSolar

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