8minutenergy Names Arthur Haubenstock as General Counsel and Vice President, Government & Regulatory
Renewables, LLC, the leading independent solar developer in the
U.S., today announced that the company has appointed Arthur Haubenstock
as General Counsel and Vice President, Government & Regulatory.
Haubenstock is an experienced energy attorney whose career includes
extensive private and public sector service. His work has involved
negotiating and obtaining regulatory approval of more than 2 gigawatts
of renewable energy power purchase agreements; acquisition, permitting
and financing of very large-scale, community-based and other
smaller-scale renewable power projects; and assuring transmission for
renewable power projects. Haubenstock has also contributed to the
development of major renewable energy regulatory and policy frameworks,
including California’s Renewables Portfolio Standard and its procurement
mechanisms; wholesale energy and capacity markets; and transmission and
land use planning initiatives.
Haubenstock previously served as Vice President, Regulatory Affairs for
BrightSource Energy. His professional background also includes working
at Pacific Gas & Electric Company, the U.S. Environmental Protection
Agency and several national law firms. Additionally, Haubenstock serves
as the chair of the Utility-Scale Power Division of the Solar Energy
Industries Association, is a board member of the Center for Energy
Efficiency and Renewable Technologies (CEERT) and previously served as
president of the Large-scale Solar Association.
“Arthur has established himself as one of the leading attorneys in the
energy sector, and we are pleased to have him join our executive team as
8minutenergy works to expand its business both nationally and
internationally,” said 8minutenergy Chief Executive Officer Martin
Haubenstock has practiced before many federal and state energy,
environmental and resource agencies including the California Public
Utilities Commission, California Energy Commission and the Federal
Energy Regulatory Commission. He has also practiced before the
California Air Resources Board, the California Department of Fish &
Wildlife, the Bureau of Land Management, the Environmental Protection
Agency and the Fish & Wildlife Service.
“It is critical for 8minutenergy to have expert legal counsel to
navigate the complexities of today’s energy market, and we look forward
to Arthur’s contributions to the company,” said Tom Buttgenbach,
President of 8minutenergy.
About 8minutenergy Renewables, LLC
8minutenergy Renewables develops, finances, engineers, constructs, owns,
operates and maintains solar projects. 8minutenergy Renewables is the
largest independent solar developer in the United States. To date,
8minutenergy Renewables has been awarded over more than 1,400 MW in
PPAs; secured more than 1,500 MW in Generation Interconnection
Agreements (GIA); and has secured over 20,000 acres of land bank.
8minutenergy has offices in Folsom, Los Angeles, San Francisco, New
York, Dallas, Singapore and New Delhi, India. For more information,
please call 800-585-3132 or +1-916-608-9060, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org
or visit www.8minutenergy.com.
8minutenergy is a trademark of 8minutenergy Renewables, LLC. All
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