Markets & Finance

December 10, 2008
Greentech Media, Inc., an Internet media and research firm, has announced the addition of new analysts to its team. These include Shyam Mehta, Roger Nauth, Silvia Christel and Daniel Englander.
December 10, 2008
Armed with the responsibility for trading of such materials as indium, gallium, germanium, and bismuth raw materials, Emily Giasone has accepted the role of Metals Manager for the Metals, Chemicals, and Energy (MCE) Business Unit. Her new role will also see her trading products in the China market while also accumulating trading data to aid in materials price-setting.
December 9, 2008
SmartSpark Energy Systems has added two fresh faces to its executive management team and reassigned a familiar one to new duties. The solar power electronics company has named Noel Foley as VP of engineering and Joseph Scarci as VP of marketing, while Frederick Krein, former president/CEO, will continue in the newly created role of VP of finance and administration.
December 8, 2008
Despatch Industries has named Jeffrey Upin as its new chief operating officer, effective Dec. 2.  In his position, the process equipment company says Upin will oversee the operation of the solar, carbon fiber, and thermal technology business units and corporate marketing.
December 5, 2008
Effective as of 14 November 2008, Ravi Khanna (pictured), the Chief Executive of Moser Baer Photovoltaic, left the company to join Norway-based Scatec Solar. He had been with Moser for the past 18 months looking after acquisitions of technology firms and setting up a technology centre for emerging and disruptive technologies. Before Moser Baer he was with the Delphi Corporation serving in various positions including Country Manager for India and Thailand.
December 4, 2008
Premier Power Renewable Energy announced its appointment of Kevin Murray, former California State Senator who was a strong advocate for green energy initiatives and played key roles in the authoring and passing of solar legislation. One of Murray’s more noteworthy bills was SB1, “Million Solar Roofs”, which provided over $3 billion to expand the use of solar energy in California.
December 3, 2008
On 29 November 2008, Professor Dr. Adolf Goetzberger, the founder of the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems, ISE turned 80 years old. In 1976, Goetzberger was well-known semiconductor expert and head of a research institute with 180 employees, but in 1981, he decided to head out on his own and start the Fraunhofer ISE with only 18 employees. Today the ISE has grown to employee more than 800 people for the advancement of solar energy.
November 25, 2008
SEMI has named a long-time employee as its new president of SEMI North America, appointing Jonathan Davis to succeed Victoria Hadfield, effective Jan. 1, 2009. Davis will assume responsibility for the group's North American programs, products, and services and will be responsible for relationships with SEMI members as well as industry, government, and academia in the region. Hadfield moves on to pursue personal interests but will remain with the trade association in an advisory role.
November 25, 2008
SolarReserve named Alistair Jessop as Vice President to oversee its European and other international markets. He will be developing solar power projects in the regions by utilizing SolarReserve’s technology.
November 24, 2008
Solterra Renewable Technologies’ subsidiary, Hague Corp., the solar technology and quantum dot manufacturing company, has announced its appointment of Dr. Ghassen E. Jabbour as Chief Science Officer. Dr. Jabbour, a Professor of Chemical and Materials Engineering at Arizona State University and Director of Flexible and Organic Electronics Development at the Flexible Display Center (FDC), joins the company to oversee all development and characterization of Solterra’s thin-film Quantum Dot solar cell products.

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