in News Departments > People
print the content item

American Electric Technologies Inc. (AETI), a supplier of custom-designed power distribution and control solutions for the traditional and alternative energy industries, has appointed Neal Hare to the newly created position of chief technology officer.

"Neal has been a key member of our leadership team for 17 years, during which time he has provided outstanding leadership, knowledge and a great passion for our business," says Arthur Dauber, chairman and CEO of AETI. "His experience in research and development is invaluable, and I expect he will continue to have a significant and positive impact on the company. I am pleased to bring his perspective to this important new position."

Hare joined the company in 1992, and his service in the energy industry spans almost 40 years. He most recently served as the senior vice president and chief operating officer of the technical products and services segment and has been responsible for much of the design and manufacturing of AETI's products during his tenure with the company.

In Hare's new role as chief technology officer, he will work closely with the CEO, and his major initiatives will include advancing technology in AETI's new and existing product lines as well as production-cost improvement through his research and developments efforts as the company continues to identify innovative customer solutions.

Hare has a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from California State University at Long Beach. His post-graduate work at Rice University in Houston included business and economics.


Trachte Inc._id1770
Latest Top Stories

Senate Passes Tax Extenders Bill With Wind PTC Extension

The legislation, which passed in the U.S. House earlier this month, will renew the critical production tax credit through the end of 2014 - giving developers only about two weeks left to start construction.


Transmission Study Shows Nebraska Could Handle A Lot More Wind Power

A new report released by the Nebraska Power Review Board finds that the state already has enough infrastructure to accommodate at least 2 GW of additional wind generation.


Can Wind Energy And Birds Coexist? Environmental Group Says Yes

The Environmental Defense Fund, a supporter of responsible wind energy development, points out ways to help mitigate impacts of turbines on birds and bats.


Another Study Finds Wind Turbines Do Not Affect Nearby Property Values

Research conducted by the University of Guelph focused on regions in Ontario, and the conclusion echoes that of previous studies.


Too Little, Too Late? U.S. House Approves Wind PTC Extension

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a tax extenders package that would renew the wind production tax credit (PTC) and about 50 other expired tax breaks through 2014. The wind industry argues the short-term fix is virtually no fix at all.

Hybrid Energy Innovations 2015