in News Departments > People
print the content item

St. Louis-based Wind Capital Group (WCG) has named Ciaran O'Brien executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO) for the company. O'Brien is the former CFO at Airtricity.

"Wind Capital Group has experienced substantial growth since our inception," says WCG President Tom Carnahan. "As we continue to grow and become a leader in wind energy development in America, Ciaran's expertise and strong record of success will be an invaluable asset."

O'Brien brings 20 years of energy and project finance experience to WCG. Prior to joining WCG, O'Brien worked with Airtricity for seven years in both Europe and the U.S. O'Brien will work from WCG's Chicago office.

As CFO of Airtricity, O'Brien was one of the founders of its North American business unit. During O'Brien's seven years at Airtricity, he successfully led over $2 billion of equity and debt fundraisings. Prior to his tenure at Airtricity, he worked with Anglo American PLC in the base metals division and with Deloitte in Ireland.

SOURCE: Wind Capital Group


Trachte Inc._id1770
Latest Top Stories

Recapping The Wind Industry's Third-Quarter Deals

Mercom Capital Group recaps investment and merger and acquisition activity during July, August and September.


Yearly Installed Capacity Figures Already Beat 2013 Numbers, More Wind On The Way: AWEA

While the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) lobbies Congress to extend the production tax credit, the association notes wind projects now under construction signal a vibrant 2015.


Yahoo Inks Contract To Buy Kansas Wind Power

The Internet company plans to log in to the Alexander wind project, which is being built by community developer OwnEnergy.


Could Initial Offshore Wind Projects Crash New England's REC Market?

Some are concerned that the first offshore wind projects could negatively impact pricing of renewable energy credits (RECs) in New England.


Catching Up With The DOE's Down-Select Offshore Winners

The three recipients of key U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) funding provide updates on their offshore wind demonstration projects.

Canwea_id1984
Hybrid Energy Innovations 2015
Renewable NRG_id1934