This week's Movers & Shakers segment involves new CEOs, CFOs and managing directors. New Jersey's NRG Energy exits the residential solar business and the SEIA bestows its prestigious Solar Champion Award.
In this week's Movers & Shakers, PV Tech reports mostly on good news, with new appointments in sales, public policy, asset management and business development. However, Texas' Mission Solar Energy has announced its second wave of big job cuts - this time slashing 170 jobs as the company realigns its objectives to purely module assembly.
Rallying on the steps of the Maryland State House yesterday, clean energy supporters compared governor Hogan’s veto of a bill that would boost renewable energy to the views of the climate sceptic president-elect.
This week, Maryland governor Hogan vetoed the Clean Energy Jobs – Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard (RPS) Revisions bill (SB0921/HB1106) that would have increased the renewable energy mandate to 25% by 2020, up from the existing 20% target by 2022.