in News Departments > People
print the content item

First Wind, an independent U.S.-based wind energy company, has promoted Keske Toyofuku to senior vice president (SVP) of information and technology and chief information officer.

Since joining First Wind in 2008, Toyofuku has been responsible for developing First Wind's information technology strategy to support the company's business and operational needs. In his new and expanded role, he will be responsible for driving innovation at First Wind, as well as overseeing the company's strategic vision for IT and supervisory control and data acquisition systems.

Prior to his promotion, Toyofuku served as vice president and chief information officer. During his tenure with First Wind, he has been responsible for managing the implementation of major business applications systems, disaster recovery systems, operation data acquisition systems, and First Wind’s overall security strategy. Before joining First Wind, he worked for a global energy consulting firm, managing infrastructure and information technology strategy.


IowaDeptEconDevel_id1863

Helukabel_id1908
Latest Top Stories

Report Disputes U.S. Agency's Renewable Energy Projections

A new analysis from the Sun Day Campaign says renewables are slated to provide 16% of U.S. generating capacity by 2018 - over 20 years earlier than forecast by the Energy Information Administration.


Kansas Renewables Mandate Survives Yet Another Attack, But Is It Too Early To Celebrate?

Over the past three years, some legislators have tried to either weaken or repeal the state's renewable portfolio standard, which requires Kansas utilities to reach 20% renewables by 2020.


AWEA Highlights U.S. Wind Success Stories Of 2013

Despite a 92% drop in new capacity last year, the sector still has myriad reasons to celebrate, according to a new report from the American Wind Energy Association.


Feds List New Bird Species As Threatened - Should Wind Developers Be Worried?

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is designating the lesser prairie-chicken as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. An expert explains how this might affect the wind industry.


Senate Committee Passes Bill With Two-Year PTC Extension

The Senate Finance Committee has voted on a tax extenders package, which includes both the production tax credit (PTC) and investment tax credit, and sent it to the floor.

UEA_id1896
WomenofWind_id
JLG_id1900
Acciona_id1907
bonfiglioli_id1913
AWEA_id1886