is leaving his post as Sungevity’s EVP to become the managing director of the California Clean Energy Fund. CalCEF started as an evergreen fund and has added a seed-stage fund and CalCharge, a battery breakthrough consortium. Kennedy co-founded Sungevity in 2007. Kennedy also co-founded SfunCube, an Oakland-based solar incubator and accelerator.Glenn Garland has stepped down as CEOEguana Technologies
, developing power conversion and control systems for distributed energy storage systems, has named Justin Holland to the position of CEO, replacing Michael Carten, who will continue to serve as a director of the firm. Holland was previously Eguana's COO.Henry DziubaHeather Sanders
is now the principal manager of electric system planning, strategy and engagement at Southern California Edison. Sanders was most recently California ISO's director of regulatory affairs, distributed energy resources.Clara Nagy
was promoted to VP of sales at SunLink, a supplier of solar trackers, PV mounting, and combiner boxes.Jeff Gates
was promoted to VP of sales at Alevo, where he is responsible for energy storage project development.
From the previous jobs column:
The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) selected Bill Magness as its next president and CEO. Magness, currently ERCOT's GC and senior VP for governance, risk and compliance, replaces Trip Doggett, who will retire in 2016.SMA Solar Technology
has called on Marko Wittich, the inverter firm’s current EVP of sales for the Americas, to also assume the president and GM roles for SMA’s U.S.-based arm. SMA is looking to increase its presence in Mexico, Chile and Brazil.