The U.S. Photovoltaic Manufacturing Consortium (PVMC), an industry-led collaboration headquartered at the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering of the University at Albany in New York, has hired Joseph Hudgins as senior vice president for business development and strategic alliances.
In his new role, Hudgins will engage with a broad spectrum of stakeholders, member companies, universities, national labs and companies across the solar supply chain to enhance PVMC's current partnership activities, as well as develop new alliances to expand the consortium's membership, funding and programs.
Hudgins will work with PVMC members and the PVMC leadership team to provide support in implementing strategies to increase the performance and speed the implementation of PV technologies, while improving manufacturing processes.
Hudgins joins PVMC from IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, where he was principal solar specialist. In this role, Hudgins was responsible for strategy and business development and supported investments with advisory, due diligence and portfolio review.