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Somerville, Mass.-based Second Wind Inc. has elected Mark E. Haller of Haller Wind Consulting LLC and Jonathan H. Winer of Essex Hydro Associates LLC to Second Wind's board of directors.

Haller brings with him more than 25 years of experience in the renewable energy industry from positions across the country and in Germany. Prior to his career with Haller Wind Consulting, he served as vice president of development and technology at Zilkha Renewable Energy (now Horizon Wind Energy) in Houston. He also completed three years as the director of wind project development at York Research Corp. in New York.

As a current executive vice president with Essex Hydro Associates in Boston, Winer is responsible for the administration, operation and finance of 10 hydro projects. He began his career as an attorney with the Nixon Peabody law firm and then with Green Mountain Power Corp.

Prior to joining Essex Hydro, Winer served as managing consultant for La Capra Associates Inc., where he advised and supported organizations such as the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, the Connecticut Energy Advisory Board, Washington Electric Cooperative and Connecticut Clean Energy Fund.

SOURCE: Second Wind Inc.


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