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Energy Executive Moves: Microgrid Solar, Sensity Systems, Sunrun

Linda Hardesty

Microgrid Solar hired Gordon Schweitzer (pictured) as director of energy efficiency services. Most recently, Schweitzer was lead engineer for the University of Delaware’s Mid-Atlantic Industrial Assessment Center. Schweitzer will help Microgrid Solar transform from being focused on solar PV to become more of a clean energy services operation. Sensity Systems appointed Phil Rehkemper as vice president and   …Continue Reading


Energy Executive Moves: ViZn Energy, Energi, Daintree Networks, NREL, Telkonet, Global Clean Energy

Linda Hardesty

Energy storage company ViZn Energy Systems appointed Ron Van Dell (pictured) as its president and chief executive officer. As president and CEO of SolarBridge Technologies, Van Dell led the launch of a microinverter for AC Solar Modules. He also served as president and CEO at Primarion (sold to Infineon), president and CEO at Legerity (spin   …Continue Reading


Acting FERC Chair Nominated for New Term

William Opalka

Cheryl LaFleur, the current acting chair at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, was nominated by President Obama to a new term on the commission. Obama named LaFleur acting chairman in November after Jon Wellinghoff left the commission after seven years. LaFleur was one of his possible successors, but in January Obama instead nominated Norman Bay,   …Continue Reading


Energy Executive Moves: GridPoint, GE, Honeywell, Comverge, Regen Energy, NY Green Bank, EPRI

Linda Hardesty

Energy Management firm GridPoint announced that Senior Vice President of Marketing Mark Straton (pictured) will now also spearhead GridPoint’s sales force as SVP of sales and marketing. His senior leadership experience in sales and marketing at large organizations such as XEROX, ROLM, IBM and Siemens, and start-ups such as SocialExtract, supports GridPoint’s strategic goal of developing   …Continue Reading


Energy Executive Moves: EnerNOC, DOE Labs, Greensmith, ISO New England, PECI, McKinstry

Linda Hardesty

Phil Pergola has joined EnerNOC as vice president of Professional Services, reporting to SVP of Marketing and Sales, Gregg Dixon. In this new role, Pergola will be responsible for driving adoption of EnerNOC’s software. Pergola brings nearly 20 years of software industry experience to EnerNOC, including six years as a professional services leader at BMC   …Continue Reading


Energy Executive Moves: Nexant, Opower, NREL, EnTouch Controls, WSP Environmental

Linda Hardesty

Michael Mondshine joined WSP Environmental as vice president, sustainability and energy. Mondshine (pictured) is board chair for the Association of Climate Change Officers. He will be based in WSP’s Washington, DC, regional office in Arlington, Va., where he will help companies and government agencies manage risk in their operations and prepare for the likely impacts   …Continue Reading


FirstFuel Eyes ‘Mass Scale’ Energy Efficiency

Linda Hardesty

FirstFuel Software enhanced its Remote Building Analytics (RBA) platform to drive commercial energy efficiency at mass scale. FirstFuel also hired former Groom Energy executive Paul Baier as vice president of products to spearhead adoption and implementation of the new platform. By leveraging technology advancements across both interval and monthly meter data, FirstFuel says the RBA   …Continue Reading


President Nominates Bay to Lead FERC

Linda Hardesty

President Obama nominated Norman Bay for commissioner of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Bay is currently the director of the Office of Enforcement at FERC, a position he has held since 2009. Previously, Bay was a Professor of Law at the University of New Mexico from 2002 to 2009. If confirmed, Bay would take over   …Continue Reading


Energy Executive Moves: utiliVisor, WSP USA, PositivEnergy Practice, Key Equipment Finance, Environmental Defense Fund

William Opalka

Raymond P. Necci (pictured) has been named a consultant at utiliVisor, an energy management and advisory company that provides comprehensive energy monitoring and sub-metering services for commercial, institutional and industrial facilities.  He is the former President and Chief Operating Officer of The Connecticut Light and Power Company (CL&P), Connecticut’s largest electric utility. WSP USA has appointed   …Continue Reading


ASHRAE Recognizes Outstanding Industry Achievements

William Opalka

Forty-six people were recognized by ASHRAE for their contributions to the Society and the building industry at the Society’s 2014 Winter Conference held Jan. 18-22. The F. Paul Anderson Award, the Society’s highest honor, is awarded for notable achievement of outstanding services performed in the HVAC&R field. The recipient is Presidential Member Kent Peterson, P.E.,   …Continue Reading


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