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People on the move - Renewable Energy

People on the Move: The latest Executive shakes from the world of Renewable Energy:UKTim O'Sullivan has joined JP Kenny the global engineering contractor, as

Operations Director of the newly formed Offshore Renewables Division.

O’Sullivan will be responsible for the delivery of existing renewable

projects which currently include the Cornwall Wave Hub development, off the

coast of South West England, supporting various aspects of the offshore

wind accelerator programme for the Carbon Trust, ongoing support to

Oceanlinx’s wave energy projects, and a number of other global projects.

Tim will lead the expansion of the team dedicated to renewables in J P

Kenny and will seek to capture a large share of the market for engineering

and project management.O'Sullivan previously led MCS in Aberdeen, an

advanced subsea technology company owned by Wood Group.USGreenpeace USA the leading environmental group released details of a

promotion for its top organizer, Phil Radford to executive director this

month.Radford has been with Greenpeace since 2003 and was behind the launch

of the "Frontline" initiative that nearly doubled the organization's annual

budget to $30 million. Before joining Greenpeace, Radford founded a

nonprofit group called Power Shift aimed at boosting use of clean energy

sources.Recurrent Energy the San Fransico based solar energy provider, expanded its

executive leadership team this month. Sheldon Kimber, formerly Vice

President of Finance, was selected as Vice President of Development based

on his decade of experience in energy finance, project origination and

development. Prior to Recurrent Energy, Kimber spent five years at Calpine,

working on gas-fired power projects and power purchase agreements.

Previously, he worked as an investment banker for industrial and natural

resource companies at Goldman Sachs.Benjamin Cook joins the company as Vice

President of Finance, filling the vacancy left by Kimber’s transition. Cook

brings with him nearly fifteen years experience with corporate and project

finance, as well as management in the renewables industry. He was most

recently the director of structured finance & business development at

SunPower Corporation Systems.In addition, the company formally announced

the addition of Karl Knight, as the company’s Managing Director of

International Development. Knight is spearheading Recurrent Energy’s

growing distributed solar project pipeline in Europe and emerging markets

worldwide. Prior to joining the company, he was Managing Director of

Finance and Development for Regenesis Power, a commercial solar services

company.Shawn Lechien has joined GreenCore Capital, the San Diego based

private-equity firm with an emphasis in funding renewable energy companies.

Lechien has been appointed as CEO of Business Services, a new division

providing advisory services to early stage and mid stage companies.Prior to

joining Lechien served in senior management roles at local San Diego

Companies, the Titan Corporation as Treasurer and as a key executive in

mergers and acquisitions at Kratos Defense & Security, Inc. Adding to the

leadership team, GreenCore Capital also announced the appointments of Olaf

Walter as COO, Gilbert Barnes as Managing Director of their office in San

Diego, California, and Michael Telford as Managing Director of their office

in Charlotte, North Carolina.Green Plains Renewable Energy the leader in ethanol and biofuels production

has appointed Wayne Hoovestol as Chief Strategy Officer this month. As CSO,

Hoovestol will be responsible for assisting the Chief Executive Officer

with strategy development and execution. Hoovestol has served as a Director

of the Company and has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors since

October 2008, a position he still holds.In New York, Charles Bass has joined its board of directors at Laidlaw

BioPower, the biomass power developer. Bass is a former 6 term congressman

for New Hampshire’s secon