Azure Power appoints Glen Minyard, world renowned solar power veteran

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  • (1888PressRelease) September 14, 2010 - New Delhi. Glen Minyard, a veteran in the international solar power industry, joins Azure Power, India's first grid connected solar power plant developer as its Vice President, Design and Engineering. In this position he will steer the commercial and off-grid business of Azure Power and continue development of world class solar engineering practice at Azure Power.

    Glen Minyard, who has an Associate's degree in Electronics Technology from College of the Redwoods, California, is a solar power veteran. He has minor degrees in micro computer technology, communications and bio medical, as well. Glen is the founder of Minyard Solar Electric Inc which provides consulting for the solar electric industry. His experience of over 30 years covers design, supply, project management, & complete installation of residential and large scale commercial Photovoltaic, wind, & hybrid electrical power systems. He is a globally recognized expert in PV system design and has supervised the design, manufacture, and project management of over 5,000 complete systems for the industry, across the world. He specializes in manufacturing solar electric equipment for remote home, telecom and large industrial applications.

    Inderpreet Wadhwa, Chief Executive Officer, Azure Power said "Excellence in PV system design and installation is one of Azure Power's top priorities and a critical component of our strategy and future performance. Also, solar energy is a new sector in India and requires experienced strategic push. Glen is someone who has been a part of the global solar power movement from its inception and brings aboard rich knowledge in setting up successful PV power plants across the globe. As an accomplished industry leader in the solar power industry, his expertise will add significantly to our capabilities and help improve future growth. I am excited to have Glen help build out our portfolio and offerings"

    Sharing his thoughts on the outlook he had for Azure Power, Mr. Glen Minyard said, "I have seen the strides taken by Azure Power in the nascent and rapidly growing solar power sector in India. I am delighted to be joining the executive team at a very important time in the company's development and am looking forward to working with the team and add significant value to Azure Power."

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