Friday, September 20, 2019

Conversation

Conversation with Lauren Cutro Berry

Having worked with clean energy businesses for more than two decades, what led to the launch of this practice? Global energy demands are increasing dramatically,...

Conversation with Katherine McQuade

Tell us how you came to join NRG Systems. My husband and I are committed to environmental stewardship and sustainability. We wanted to start...

Conversation with Lianne Lami

Tell us how you came to found the company, and how it’s grown over time. I’d had this idea of launching a company based on...

Conversation with Martin Schmidt-Bremer, Jr.

Tell us about the company’s background and how it came to be founded. WindGuard North America is a company within the WindGuard Group, which is...

Conversation with Troy Hewitt

How and when did Intertek get involved in the wind energy industry? We have a long history of involvement with the energy industry, and when...

Conversation with Jose Zayas

What role do you see wind power playing in the country’s future energy portfolio? Wind energy promises to play a critical role, and the Department...

Conversation with John Boorman

Could you give us a brief history of your company? Certainly. Availon was originally known as the SSB Companies, and it was launched in 1972...

Conversation with Brent Godfrey

Tell us about your role in representing Sandvik Coromant to the U.S. wind industry. For the past couple of years my responsibilities have involved focusing...

Conversation with John Tremblay

I’m impressed by the extent to which Snap-on is specifically addressing the needs of the wind industry. In this position, 100 percent of my...

Conversation with Dan Janisch, LEED AP

Tell us how this program came into being. It all began about four years ago, when there was a legislative appropriation here in Minnesota that...

Conversation with Alastair Smith

Tell us a little about the port’s history and capabilities. The Port of Vancouver was incorporated in 1912, so next year marks our hundredth...

Conversation with Terry Humphrey

Castrol is known for its specially formulated high-performance lubricants. Tell us about the development of your suite of products for wind applications. We began focusing...

Conversation with Tom Maves

Tell us about your background before you joined AWEA last fall, and a little about your responsibilities now. My last position before joining AWEA was...

Conversation with Adarsh Mehta

Congratulations on being named chair of the Canadian Wind Energy Association’s board of directors. Could you tell us a little about your background? Thank you,...

Conversation with Andy Kruse

How did you come to co-found Southwest Windpower? Well, I was living on a ranch that was pretty remote, and I was looking for an...

Conversation with Joe Brenner

What led Nordex to build its new manufacturing facility in Arkansas? There were quite a few factors to take into consideration, as you can imagine,...

Conversation with Bob Billger

Tell us about the company’s entry into the wind market. The Seco Group has been involved in the wind industry for many years, from a...

Conversation with Curtis Smith

Could you give us an overview of the company? Philip Seeger, our president and CEO, and Ben Petersen, the company’s COO, founded Medcor in 1984....

Conversation with John Brown

Tell us about the company’s history and growth. In 1953, fresh out of Yale and the University of Minnesota with undergraduate and graduate degree in...

Conversation with Mike Couling

What led to the development of your new Wind Energy Technology Program? Redstone College, which was formerly known as Colorado Aero Tech, has been around...
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