PV Powered Inc., a solar power equipment manufacturer based in Bend, Ore., has appointed Steven G. Hummel vice president of engineering.
Before joining PV Powered, Hummel was vice president of advanced technology at Nanometrics. Prior to Nanometrics, he was chief technology officer at Accent Optical Technologies and director of engineering at Nova Crystals.
‘Steve's deep technical background in multiple high-tech industries and world-renowned research labs will be critical in helping us aggressively manage and grow our portfolio of intellectual property,’ says Gregg Patterson, PV Powered's president and chief executive officer. ‘Steve also comes to us with strong experience working hands-on with customers, ensuring that new products create significant customer value and solve real business problems.’