Solar power producer Etrion has appointed former PowerLight Corporation Chairman Tom Dinwoodie to its board.
Dinwoodie is an expert in solar power with over 25 years' experience in the renewable energy sector. He was the founding member of PowerLight Corporation, a global manufacturer, supplier and systems integrator of solar energy products and services, where he was CEO and Chairman of the Board.
In 2007, PowerLight merged with SunPower Corporation and Tom Dinwoodie held the position of CEO of SunPower's Systems division and later Chief Technology Officer.
He is Lead Trustee of the Rocky Mountain Institute, a non-profit research and educational foundation which specialises in advanced and integrative solutions to achieve sustainable energy and resource efficiency. He also serves on the Sierra Club's Climate Cabinet and Scientific Advisory Panel, an environmental organisation focused on climate control and responsible use of energy and resources.
Ian Lundin, Etrion Chairman, commented: “I am very pleased with the appointment of Tom Dinwoodie and welcome his extensive renewable energy experience to the Etrion board. Tom has a proven track record in the solar energy sector and will make a significant contribution to Etrion's growth.”