Texas-based Solar Proponent LLC, a utility-scale solar developer focused on the ERCOT market, named Alan Stringer as its COO. Earlier in his career, Stringer was VP of EPC at First Solar. He most recently served as chief technical officer at Ceiba Energy Management.
FirstLight Power, a clean power producer and energy storage company, said that Jim Matheson joined the company’s Board of Directors. Matheson is on the faculty at the Harvard Business School. He is also a special advisor to both The Engine at MIT and Breakthrough Energy Ventures, and serves as a director and advisor to several climate and sustainability-focused companies.
JinkoSolar Holding Co. said that Haiyun Cao resigned as CFO, effective immediately, but will continue to carry out his responsibility at Jiangxi Jinko and will also continue to serve as a director of the company. Mengmeng (Pan) Li was appointed to replace him as CFO the holding company. Li was named deputy director of finance earlier this year. Before that, he served as the senior internal audit manager. Previously, he served as an internal control manager of Hi-P International Limited, and was an internal audit manager at Canadian Solar Inc.
Energy storage services company Stem Inc. named Saul Laureles as its chief legal officer and corporate secretary. In this role, Laureles will lead the company’s global legal function, including corporate governance, securities and mergers and acquisitions, as well as environmental, social, and governance compliance. Before joining Stem, Laureles was director of corporate legal affairs and assistant corporate secretary at Schlumberger Limited. Earlier, he was a corporate and finance lawyer at Mayer Brown LLP.