Steve Iyer will be joining the executive team of 8minutenergy Renewables as its new vice president of development. With 23 years of experience in developing large-scale power generation projects throughout North America, Europe and Asia, Iyer will focus on end-to-end project development for originated projects. Additionally, he will oversee that 8minutenergy’s developed projects undergo a seamless transition to the company’s partners. Iyer will also be tasked to assist with sourcing from Asia and risk identification and management.
Iyer joins 8minutenergy from Alstom where he was a project director and turned around four power plant projects. His past occupations include working on the development of power generation projects for Enron and El Paso Energy. Iyer is credited with leading the design and engineering for the 150MW Milford Generation Plant near Boston and for creating the industry’s first automated system to bid and dispatch power for the 1,800MW combined cycle plant in Teesside, England. He received his Master’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Kentucky in Lexington.
“Steve has unusually broad management experience in power plant projects, and a long list of extraordinary accomplishments in their execution,” said Martin Hermann, CEO of 8minutenergy. “Steve's contributions will prove invaluable in guiding our projects to fruition for our company and partners.”