June 10, 2013
BluEarth Renewables Adds to Board of Directors and Development Team
Calgary, Alberta (June 10, 2013): BluEarth Renewables Inc. (BluEarth) today announced the addition of several new key members to its Board of Directors and its renewable energy management team.
BluEarth is pleased to welcome two new members to its Board of Directors, Paul McMillan and Rick Brouwer.
Paul McMillan has over 30 years of involvement in energy and infrastructure development, including various senior business development and operations roles with EPCOR, Union Energy, and Westcoast Energy group. Paul is a Member of the Board of the Alberta Electric System Operator, and a Past Chair of the Ontario Energy Association. He is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program from Harvard Business School, and holds degrees from the University of Windsor and the University of Toronto.
Rick Brouwer is a professional engineer and an experienced executive having led a number of energy and infrastructure companies, including ATCO Power, as President. Mr. Brouwer holds degrees from the University of Alberta, and has attended the Richard Ivey School of Business.
BluEarth is also pleased to welcome Jason Edworthy to the BluEarth team in the role of Director, Community & Aboriginal Affairs. As one of Canada’s renewable energy pioneers, Jason brings decades of experience in successfully working with stakeholders and Aboriginal communities to develop renewable energy projects across Canada.
“We are pleased to have Paul and Rick join our Board of Directors. They bring a deep knowledge base in the power sector and business acumen to the table, along with experience in entrepreneurial environments and fast growing companies,” said Kent Brown, President & CEO of BluEarth. “And Jason is an excellent addition to our strong development and operations team. He is a visionary in the Canadian renewables sector and his experience will help us build strong relationships with our stakeholders, and execute on partnership opportunities with communities and Aboriginal groups.”
About BluEarth Renewables Inc.
Headquartered in Calgary, Canada, BluEarth is a private independent renewable power producer, focused on the acquisition, development, construction and operation of hydro, wind, and solar projects in North America, with a primary focus in Canada. To date, BluEarth has close to $170 million in equity committed capital from its founders, ARC Financial, the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, and other investors. With the most experienced renewable energy development team in Canada, BluEarth’s mission is to be the Canadian renewable energy leader by developing, building, and operating a portfolio that optimizes people, planet, and profit. BluEarth believes it has the power to change the future by demonstrating how to be sustainable and profitable, leaving the world a better place.
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