17 Apr '12, 2pm

Green Jobs: Julie Blunden Leaves SunPower, Plus News From MiaSolé, VantagePoint, FlexEnergy: The ClimateWorks

The ClimateWorks Foundation named Julie Blunden , a longtime SunPower VP, as CEO. The climate change advocacy group founded by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, and the McKnight Foundation invests in initiatives that support carbon emission reduction policies. Marc van den Berg, a Partner at VantagePoint Capital Partners , is leaving Alan Salzman's VC firm to join a smaller cleantech venture investor. Van den Berg currently serves on the board of Switch Lighting and Bridgelux . MiaSolé , the CIGS thin-film solar aspirant, has added Preetha Nair as Country Manager, India. According to the firm, MiaSolé has 8 megawatts of solar projects in India completed or under construction. MIOX , focused on water disinfection technology, promoted Craig Beckman to president. The firm makes onsite water purification systems for gray water r...

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