SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Recurrent Energy, a leading North American solar project developer, today announced the promotion of Sheldon Kimber to Chief Operating Officer and Judith Hall to Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel. Both previously served in senior vice president roles with the company and will continue to report directly to Recurrent Energy's CEO, Arno Harris.
"Sheldon and Judy have contributed extensively to the company's success and elevating their roles will strengthen Recurrent Energy's position as a leading solar developer," said Arno Harris, CEO of Recurrent Energy. "As the solar industry plays a larger role in mainstream energy markets, Sheldon and Judy will play integral roles in Recurrent Energy's strategy for growth and expansion."
Kimber will lead all North American project development, project execution, and plant operations. He played a major role in the company’s success as a utility scale PV developer, leading the efforts to secure 470MW of contracted projects and a pipeline of more than 2GW. Formerly Recurrent Energy’s vice president of finance, he was instrumental in developing and negotiating the company’s first projects, fund raising efforts, and joint venture agreements.
He holds an MBA from UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business, where he currently teaches project finance, and a BA in Economics from Kenyon College.
Hall will continue to manage Recurrent Energy's corporate, transactional, governance and compliance activity, providing strategic counsel for the company's hundreds of MW of contracted projects. Previously Judith served as Associate General Counsel of Babcock & Brown, a global infrastructure and advisory firm. Prior to her legal career, she provided engineering consulting services to electric power utilities, the US Department of Energy and the Electric Power Research Institute, specializing in risk assessment.
Judith received a BS in Mechanical Engineering with honors from UC Berkeley, a JD cum laude from UC Hastings, and an LLM in Business Law from UC Berkeley Law.
About Recurrent Energy
Recurrent Energy is a leading solar project developer marketing clean power to utilities and large energy users. The company is meeting rising energy demand by building a portfolio of clean power plants located where they are needed most. Recurrent Energy is a U.S. subsidiary of Sharp Corporation. Additional details are available at www.recurrentenergy.com.
SOURCE Recurrent Energy