SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Competitive Power Ventures has hired Brian Kunz to open a new west coast office and to lead the expansion of CPV's power project development activities in California and other western states. Brian Kunz has joined CPV as Vice President and Regional Executive to run the west coast office for the Company. Previously Brian was with PPM Energy where he was responsible for wind power project development in California. Kunz's hiring corresponds to a recent announcement that CPV has come to an agreement with private equity firm Warburg Pincus on funding of up to $200 million for new fossil fuel power generation development nationwide. The west coast office will be a resource for the Company's wind development and asset management functions as well as the fossil development program. Kunz previously worked with members of CPV's senior management at PG&E National Energy Group where he was Director of Development. About Competitive Power Ventures Established in 1999, Competitive Power Ventures is a North American power industry development and asset management company. In addition to its Maryland headquarters, CPV has offices in Braintree, Massachusetts and Lakewood, Colorado. It will open an office in northern California before the end of the year. The company's development professionals have played critical roles in the successful development of more than 30 power plants, representing over 15,000 megawatts of currently operational power generation capacity. In addition to its fossil-fired generation development program, the company has over 2,500 MW of wind power projects in active development and manages over 5,500 MW of operational natural-gas fired, combined cycle plants throughout the United States. For more information please visit http://www.cpv.com. CONTACT: Sean Finnerty of Competitive Power Ventures, +1-781-848-0253, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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