Barbara Rudek of Sharp Energy Solutions Africa added the Middle East to her business development territory. Sharp’s PV modules cover polycrystalline, monocrystalline and back contact technology in full and half-cut cell modules.
Jelena Markovic was promoted to senior associate at BayWa Energy Ventures, an early-stage investor and corporate venture arm of BayWa renewable energy. Markovic focuses on investments in energy startups in Europe and Israel.
Sergey Puzhaev joined Intel as a process integration engineer. He was previously lead engineer at NantEnergy, a company aiming to bring metal-air battery technology to volume production. NantEnergy was formed when medical entrepreneur Patrick Soon-Shiong acquired and merged Fluidic, a zinc-air battery startup, with Sharp’s commercial storage development group. Other firms developing zinc and zinc-air batteries include Eos Energy Systems, Zinc8 and ZAF Energy Systems.
Azure Power, a solar power producer in India, announced that Harkanwal Singh Wadhwa resigned from his position as member of the board of directors and as COO. Murali Subramanian, president of the firm, will take over as COO.