Sioux Falls, S.D. May 25, 2017 – RENEW Energy, Inc. (RENEW) is delighted to announce the appointment of Darrell Erb to its senior management team as Vice President of Operations. Erb is a well-known figure in the wind industry with over 20 years of experience. As Vice President of Operations, Erb will spearhead the strategic development, growth and execution of RENEW’s Operations Department, which encompasses their O&M book, 24/7/365 Control Center Services, Quality Control and Asset Management platforms.
“With exceptional qualifications and demonstrated success, Darrell is a great addition to our senior management team,” said Jim Mikel, RENEW President. “His extensive relationships in the industry strengthens our commitment to our customers, suppliers and shareholders and we look forward to having Darrell continue his success at RENEW.”
Erb joins RENEW with over 20 years of industry experience primarily in the North American wind market. He started his career as a field technician and has consistently progressed to positions of greater responsibility over his career in the role of an OEM service provider and as a Facility Manager for an asset owner. His experience is primarily with larger wind farms of over 100 MW’s consisting of Zond, NEG Micon, Vestas and GE technology. Erb also has a strong background in safety and regulatory compliance. During his career, he has worked for NEG Micon, Vestas, Invenergy, Iberdrola (now AvanGrid Renewables) and most recently, Pattern Energy. He holds a degree in Business – Information Systems from Fanshawe College in London, Ontario.
“I am extremely excited to be part of the RENEW Energy team and look forward to the opportunities ahead,” said Erb. “I plan to leverage my strong relationships in the industry to provide owners quality services and cost-effective solutions.”