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Renewable Energy Jobs - People on the Move, March

PEOPLE ON THE MOVE: RENEWABLE ENERGY, MARCHThe latest renewable energy appointments from around the world:UKRicardo UK, provider of technology, product innovation, engineering

solutions and strategic consulting, has strengthened its global clean

energy team by appointing Richard Jones as chief engineer, windenergy.

Jones joins Ricardo from BP Alternative Energy, where he was development

engineering manager - wind.Renewable energy distributor, Good Energy, has named Barney Rhys Jones as

managing director. Rhys Jones aged 36, was formerly with the AIM listed

venture capital company, Low Carbon Investors. Juliet Davenport, CEO of

Good Energy Group said Rhys Jones would be “a great asset in helping Good

Energy in its quest to drive innovation and increase renewable energy usage

in the UK."Waveandtidal powerdeveloper, Aquamarine Power has secured the services of

acclaimed engineering design guru, Professor Stephen Salter as a specialist

advisor this month. Martin McAdam, Chief Executive of Aquamarine claimed

Professor Salter “could be likened to the founding father of wave power.”USIn the US Marc Wiseman has joined Ricardo, from Third Planet Windpower,

where he was responsible for developing utility scale wind power. In his

new role Wiseman will head the Ricardo Inc. advanced & clean energy product

group.Verdezyne, who develop processes for the fuel markets, today announced the

appointment of Damien Perriman to the position of vice president of

business development with a mandate for the commercialisation of

bioprocesses for converting renewable raw materials to biobased industrial

products.Following changes to the board announced earlier this year, solar

energyspecialist Entech Solar, has added GridPoint CEO Peter Corsell to its

board of directors. Corsell is CEO and founder of GridPoint, a leading

smart grid company. He also chairs the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda

Council on Alternative Energies and serves on a number of boards.Energy Recovery Inc, the California-based desalination energy-recovery

technology company has announced the appointment of two new directors this

month, Stanford University professor Dr M Elisabeth Pate-Cornell and

Jackalyne Pfannenstiel, former chair of the California Energy Commission.Constellation Energy, the electricity supplier and generator has named

James Connaughton, former chairman of the White House Council on

Environmental Quality, as executive vice president, corporate affairs,

public and environmental policy. In this newly created role, Connaughton

will direct the company’s environmental and energy policy matters.Van Jones, has been appointed by President Barack Obama as special advisor

for green jobs, enterprise and innovation at the White House Council on

Environmental Quality this month. Jones is the founder of Green For All, a

national organisation that promotes an inclusive green economy. Jones' job

in his words will “help shape the administration's energy and climate

policy, so that climate solutions produce jobs and justice for all

Americans.”American Environmental Energy, the developer and manager of renewable and

alternative energy sources, has released details of the appointment of

Steven Byle to its board of directors. Byle, 41, brings 20 years of

experience and technology development in the energy industry to the company.CanadaSchneider Power, one of Canada's premier renewables firms and project

developers has added Jeremy Rakusin to its board of directors. Rakusin is

currently vice president and portfolio manager at Trapeze Capital

Corporation.EnerWorks, the North American solar thermal technology provider made three

hires during March, Jay Raes as training manager, Rob Singlehurst as

applications engineer and Kirk Hansen as sales manager, Eastern Canada.JapanIn Japan Hitachi, the electronics giant has appointed Koji Tanaka to the

new position of general manager of renewable energy & smart grid. Prior to

accepting the internal