For Immediate Release
January 4, 2022
American Clean Power Association Announces New Board of Directors for 2022
WASHINGTON DC, January 4 – Now entering its second year as the leading trade organization representing the renewable energy industry, the American Clean Power Association (ACP) announced its new Board of Directors. The Board collectively demonstrates the immense reach of the clean power industries across the U.S. economy.
“Our new Board represents the broad depth of our growing association and also reflects the diversity of today’s corporate culture. There is strength in unity of the renewable energy sector, and we are excited to have this new leadership team guide ACP into the future as the nation transitions to a clean energy economy,” said ACP CEO Heather Zichal.
The ACP Board includes representatives from the wind, solar, storage and transmission sectors, as well as a diversity of individuals and business models, corporate offtakers, financial firms, utilities, construction companies, and manufacturers. The new appointments were initiated at ACP’s recent board meeting on December 6 and run through Q1 2023.
“Our members created ACP to bring together a diversity of perspectives to advance the clean power industry. The 2022 Board of Directors reflects our industry with its different technologies, types of companies, and unique leadership and perspective that each individual brings to further our collective goals,” said Craig Cornelius, the CEO of Clearway Energy and the incoming Board Chair of ACP.
The 2022 American Clean Power Association Board of Directors includes:
Greg Hall | President, AEP Energy Partners
Leonardo Moreno | President, AES Clean Energy
Jacqueline DeRosa | Vice President Battery Energy Storage Systems, Ameresco
Mark Goodwin | President & CEO, Apex Clean Energy
Jose Antonio Miranda | Onshore President & CEO, Avangrid Renewables
Omer Farooq | Managing Director, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Pat Reiten | SVP Public Policy, Berkshire Hathaway Energy
Jason Widman | Blattner Energy, VP, Wind Energy
Al Vickers | CEO, bp Wind Energy
Craig Cornelius | CEO, Clearway Energy Group
Caton Fenz | CEO, ConnectGen
Sarah Slusser | CEO, Cypress Creek
Mark Mitchell | SVP of Project Construction, Dominion Energy
Chris Fallon | President, Duke Energy Renewables
Tristan Grimbert | President & CEO, EDF Renewables
Tom Starrs | Vice President Government Affairs, EDP Renewables NA
Paolo Romanacci | Head of North America, Enel Green Power
David Carroll | Chief Renewables Officer, ENGIE North America
Siri Kindem | President, Equinor
Kiran Kumaraswamy | VP of Growth, Fluence
Mateo Jaramillo | Co-Founder and CEO, Form Energy
Stephen Swift | General Manager Sales and Commercial Operations, GE Renewable Energy
Rob Threlkeld | Global Manager, Renewable Energy, General Motors (GM)
Susan Nickey | Executive Vice President and Chief Client Officer, Hannon Armstrong
JP Roehm | CEO & President, Infrastructure & Energy Alternatives, LLC
Sheldon Kimber | CEO and Founder, Intersect Power
Jim Murphy | President & COO, Invenergy
Krista Tanner | Senior Vice President and Chief Business Officer, ITC Holdings
Tim Maag | Vice President & General Manager of Wind Energy, Mortenson
John Ketchum | President & CEO, NextEra Energy
Dan Shugar | CEO and Founder, Nextracker
Sondra Martinez | Managing Director, NORD/LB
Joe Condo | General Counsel, Ørsted Onshore, Ørsted
Michael Garland | CEO, Pattern Energy
Michael Arndt | General Manager & President, Recurrent Energy
Silvia Ortin | COO Wind Onshore & Solar Photovoltaics Americas, RWE Renewables
Shannon Sturgil | CEO, Onshore North America, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy
John Pemberton | Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer & General Counsel, Southern Power
Bill Siwek | CEO & President, TPI Composites
Laura Beane | President, Vestas North America
Matt Tetrault | Vice President of Wind Construction & Services, Wanzek Construction
Theresa Eaton | CEO & Owner, WECS Renewables
Brian Van Abel | Executive Vice President & CFO, Xcel Energy
About ACP: American Clean Power is the voice of the clean power industry that is powering America’s future, providing cost-effective solutions to the climate crisis while creating jobs, spurring massive investment in the U.S. economy and driving high-tech innovation across the nation. We are uniting the power of America’s renewable energy industry to advance our shared goals and to transform the U.S. power grid to a low-cost, reliable and renewable power system. Learn more about the benefits clean power brings to America at www.cleanpower.org and follow us on Twitter @USCleanPower, Facebook and LinkedIn.
Palm Springs, California - April 28, 2021 - WECS Renewables is pleased to announce that Bruce Hammett, Founder of WECS Renewables, has completed a transaction with new Owner of WECS Renewables, Theresa Eaton, to facilitate a new stage of growth and expansion for the business. In addition to becoming the primary owner of WECS Renewables, Theresa Eaton has been appointed CEO. No other changes in management have taken place.
Theresa Eaton, CEO and new owner, stated, “Bruce is a pioneer in the wind and solar industry, having started out in the wind sector as an engineer more than 40 years ago. I am thrilled to be joining the fantastic company that Bruce and his team at WECS have built and grown since 1989. WECS is one of the leading providers of engineered solutions and component parts to the renewables industry, and I am honored to now be leading the business.”
Bruce Hammett, Founder, stated, “We are excited to have Theresa Eaton lead the WECS team with a vision for growth for the future. WECS and its group of terrific employees look forward to even further expansion of the company’s capabilities under Theresa’s leadership in the coming months and years, for the continued success of WECS’s customers. WECS is also excited to be chartering our path going forward with a woman-owned/led business.”
About WECS: WECS Renewables is one of the preeminent providers of component parts and engineered solutions to the renewables industry. WECS provides electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic component parts for wind, solar and battery storage in both construction and maintenance applications across the United States.
Theresa Eaton, Bruce Hammett and your WECS point of contact are all available for discussion and look forward to facilitating the ongoing success of your business.