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Virgin tycoon Richard Branson’s Carbon War Room and sustainability expert Amory Lovins’ Rocky Mountain Institute are set to merge, in an effort to scale up their respective operations in the fight against climate change.
The existing management of insolvent German PV project developer S.A.G. Solarstrom are set to leave the company by the end of the year, after failing to agree terms with China-based PVEP Shunfeng, which recently concluded the acquisition of the company.
Major PV manufacturer, Yingli Green Energy, has said a former CFO and current chief strategy officer, Zongwei Li, has resigned from his position as executive director on its board of directors. The company did not give reasons for the resignation.
Korean conglomerate, LG, has merged its Solar, Lighting and Energy Storage System (ESS) business units into a new ‘Energy Business Center’ in an effort to boost its competitiveness.
Mark Mendenhall, the president of Trina Solar’s Americas Region, and Haiyan Sun, the president of Trina Solar’s Distributed PV Generation Business Unit, have left the company.
Thin-film manufacturer Hanergy has completed the first phase of a BIPV install at its headquarters in Beijing, covering the building’s exterior almost entirely with 600kW of thin-film PV.
SolarCity, the US’s largest solar power provider, appointed a former Progressive Insurance marketing strategist as its new chief marketing officer, with hopes that he will innovatively increase promotion of the company.
CSUN’s chief financial officer, Yongfei Chen, has tendered his resignation, effective October 31, 2014.
The resignation of China Sunergy (CSUN) chief executive, Stephen Zhifang Cai, has prompted the return of one of the company’s founders, Tingxui Lu, to the top post.
Renewable energy leader TerraForm Power has named Alejandro Hernandez as its new executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective on 29 September 2014.
Former CEO, Mike Miskovsky of PV module mounting systems designer, Zep Solar has joined another innovative company in the PV sector, robot controlled tracking systems firm, QBotix. SolarCity acquired Zep Solar for US$158 million all stock transaction in October, 2013.
Major PV manufacturer, JinkoSolar has made an internal management shuffle with former CFO, Longgen Zhang becoming a financial advisor, while retaining a Board of Directors position.
Xiaofeng Peng the founder and chairman of insolvent Cayman Islands registered LDK Solar has resigned his position at the company including any director roles.
Kam Mofid has stepped aside as CEO of Real Goods Solar (RGS) with the company’s residential solar chief, Dennis Lacey, named as his successor.
SolarCity, the largest residential installer in the US, has appointed Brad Buss as its new CFO.