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  • Troutman hires tax equity lawyer from Mintz

    Apr 08, 2021 - Richard Metcalf

    Troutman Pepper has hired Judy Kwok, a tax lawyer focusing on renewable energy finance who used to work in-house at GE Energy Financial Services, from Mintz Levin.
  • New CEO for Eversource

    Apr 08, 2021 - Taryana Odayar

    New England utility Eversource Energy has appointed a new president and CEO from within its own ranks to replace Jim Judge, who is stepping back to become executive chairman, effective May 5.
  • Latham energy lawyer moves to Dentons

    Apr 08, 2021 - Carmen Arroyo

    Dentons has hired Luis Torres from Latham & Watkins as a partner in its energy practice in Washington, DC.
  • CPPIB launches new sustainable energy group

    Apr 07, 2021 - Taryana Odayar

    Canada Pension Plan Investment Board has set up a new platform that combines its power and sustainable energy group with its energy resources group.
  • Avenue brings in new PM for sustainability credit fund

    Apr 07, 2021 - Richard Metcalf

    Avenue Capital Partners has hired a new portfolio manager for its sustainable solutions credit fund following the departure of the previous PM in January.
  • Peruvian power firm appoints GM for Chile

    Apr 07, 2021 - Carmen Arroyo

    Peruvian power supplier Atria Energia has hired former Vestas official Mario Pávez as the new general manager of its Chilean office.
  • Goldstein departs from CoBank

    Apr 07, 2021 - Taryana Odayar

    Brian Goldstein, who was sector vice president and head of project finance at CoBank for six years, is no longer with the firm.
  • Sol Systems taps former RBC lending head as CIO

    Apr 07, 2021 - Richard Metcalf

    A former head of power and utilities lending at RBC Capital Markets is among a trio of high-level hires announced by US solar developer Sol Systems on April 6.
  • Intersect embarks on hiring spree

    Apr 06, 2021 - Taryana Odayar

    Intersect Power has made a raft of new hires to help build out its next 2.4 GW portfolio by 2023.
  • Changes at the top of Voltalia Brazil

    Apr 06, 2021 - Carmen Arroyo

    Voltalia Brazil has appointed a new CFO as the incumbent departs to spearhead the growth of its distributed generation subsidiary Helexia as its local CEO.
  • DNB appoints Americas renewables and infra chief

    Apr 05, 2021 - Taryana Odayar

    DNB Bank has named Emilio Fabbrizzi as head of Americas renewables and infrastructure as it expands its coverage of the region.
  • Former Dominion CEO Farrell passes away

    Apr 05, 2021 - Taryana Odayar

    Thomas Farrell, the former CEO of Dominion Energy, has passed away after a battle with cancer took a sudden turn.
  • Greengate hires former AltaGas finance official

    Apr 01, 2021 - Richard Metcalf

    Canadian developer Greengate Power Corp has hired former AltaGas director of power finance Scott Perry as a business development executive in Calgary.
  • SunPower's CEO Werner to retire

    Apr 01, 2021 - Taryana Odayar

    A successor has been found for SunPower CEO Tom Werner, who is retiring after 18 years with the company.
  • A&O adds seventh partner from Akin Gump

    Mar 31, 2021 - Richard Metcalf

    Jennifer Wnek has joined Allen & Overy’s projects, energy, natural resources and infrastructure practice as a partner in New York, joining six Akin Gump partners who officially made the move at the beginning of March.
  • New head of US trading at Ørsted

    Mar 30, 2021 - Richard Metcalf

    Ørsted has brought in Ben Pratt, a former senior managing director for power origination and trading at Uniper Global Commodities North America, to oversee its Chicago-based US energy trading team.
  • Candela recruits from Engie, Clearway and GE

    Mar 30, 2021 - Taryana Odayar

    Utility-scale solar and storage developer Candela Renewables, which was originally set up in 2018, has made three new hires, including a director of finance.
  • Ex-Rubicon MD joins BrightNight

    Mar 30, 2021 - Taryana Odayar

    A former managing director at Rubicon Capital Advisors has taken up a C-suite position at BrightNight, the renewable energy business set up by ex-8minute Energy CEO Martin Hermann, and which was featured in documentary produced and narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio.
  • BlackRock infra credit trio heads to Carlyle

    Mar 29, 2021 - Richard Metcalf

    Three members of BlackRock’s infrastructure credit group have left the firm for The Carlyle Group in New York.
  • CCA expands with hire from MUFG

    Mar 29, 2021 - Taryana Odayar

    CCA Group has added to its renewable energy advisory team with a senior hire from MUFG's leasing and asset finance division.
  • Kirkland beefs up tax equity chops with hire from Orrick

    Mar 24, 2021 - Richard Metcalf

    Kirkland & Ellis has hired a senior tax attorney from Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe as it builds up its renewable energy finance practice.
  • LS-backed CPower grows DER team

    Mar 24, 2021 - Taryana Odayar

    LS Power subsidiary CPower Energy Management has made six new hires as it looks to strengthen its position in the distributed energy resources (DER) market.
  • Marathon to expand in LatAm

    Mar 24, 2021 - Carmen Arroyo

    Chicago-headquartered investment bank Marathon Capital is planning to open a new office in Latin America this year, after opening a UK outpost in January.
  • CAF president to step down

    Mar 24, 2021 - Juliana Ennes

    Luiz Carranza Ugarte has announced that he will step down as president of the Latin America development bank CAF on April 23.
  • PPL hires Exelon, FirstEnergy alum as GC

    Mar 22, 2021 - Taryana Odayar

    Pennsylvania-based PPL Corp has appointed an alumnus of both FirstEnergy Corp and Exelon Corp as general counsel and corporate secretary.
  • FirstEnergy recruits ethics chief as bribery scandal rumbles on

    Mar 22, 2021 - Taryana Odayar

    FirstEnergy Corp has filled its vacancy for a chief ethics and compliance officer with a hire from another utility holding company as it seeks to disentangle itself from a long-running bribery scandal in Ohio.
  • IDB Invest names new CFO and chief strategy officer

    Mar 22, 2021 - Carmen Arroyo

    IDB Invest has appointed Orlando Ferreira and Alexandre Meira da Rosa as CFO and chief strategy officer, respectively.
  • Generate taps NYGB's Griffin as head of credit

    Mar 19, 2021 - Richard Metcalf

    Generate Capital has hired Alfred Griffin, the founding president of NY Green Bank, to oversee its new sustainable infrastructure credit platform as senior managing director.
  • Icahn snags FirstEnergy board seats

    Mar 17, 2021 - Taryana Odayar

    Carl Icahn's activist fund Icahn Capital has secured two seats on FirstEnergy's board of directors, weeks after declaring its intention to acquire a stake in the beleagured Ohio electric utility.
  • IFC picks Mexico manager

    Mar 16, 2021 - Carmen Arroyo

    The International Finance Corporation has appointed Juan Gonzalo Flores as country manager for Mexico.
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