DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Leeward Renewable Energy ("Leeward”), a leading independent power producer and developer of wind, solar and storage projects, today announced that Steve Trenholm has been appointed to its Board of Directors.
“Steve brings a wealth of renewable energy leadership perspective to Leeward after a 30-year career at E.ON, Airtricity and other companies,” stated Greg Wolf, CEO of Leeward.
Mr. Trenholm has extensive experience in the energy industry with a focus on renewable energy. He has held senior management roles at E.ON Climate & Renewables, serving most recently as President, Solar PV and Storage, and previously as Chairman, North America and CEO, Wind North America. In addition to overseeing E.ON’s wind and solar businesses in North America, Mr. Trenholm has been an active board member of the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) and Solar Energy Industry Association (SEIA).
Leeward Renewable Energy is a leading US-based independent power company with a current operating portfolio of approximately 1.7 gigawatts (GW) of wind generation over 19 projects in nine states that use proven, best-in-class technology. Leeward also has under construction an additional 415 MW of wind generation projects, including repowering, and a development pipeline of over 1 GW wind, solar and energy storage projects that provide a solid foundation for the continued growth of the business. Leeward is owned by OMERS Infrastructure, the infrastructure arm of one of Canada’s largest defined benefit pension plans. For more information about Leeward, visit www.leewardenergy.com.