Tri Global Energy Appoints Thomas M. Carbone as President; Renewable Energy Firm Positions Itself for Growth, Industry Leadership
DALLAS, Oct. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Thomas M. Carbone has been appointed president of Tri Global Energy, a renewable energy project developer and operator with fifteen utility-scale wind farms under development in the Southwest. Carbone will also serve on Tri Global Energy’s board of directors.
According to CEO and board chair John Billingsley, “Tom is an energy industry veteran who brings substantial financial, operational and leadership experience to our firm. Tom will help us move aggressively to prepare several of our projects for commercial operations in 2012 and 2013.”
Says Carbone, “Tri Global has created strong farming and ranching community support and local investment in these wind farm projects with the company’s unique and equitable business model. We plan to capitalize on that model and will seek power off-take arrangements and financing to construct these projects.”
With nearly 30 years of experience in the renewable energy industry, Carbone has served as the CEO of Nordic Windpower, a U.S.-based manufacturer of innovative, utility-scale wind turbines, and president of the Americas division of Vestas Wind Systems, the world’s leading provider of wind turbines, among others. His career includes project development and project financing of power generation facilities in the U.S., Central America and Asia.
He is a graduate of Cornell University, College of Engineering.
About Tri Global Energy
With offices in Dallas and Lubbock, Texas, Tri Global Energy (TGE) is currently developing wind power projects for communities throughout West Texas and Eastern New Mexico. The company has 15 projects in its wind energy portfolio, representing approximately 600,000 acres of wind resource sites under development with several in late stages, including the completion of wind resource studies and permitting. TGE’s wind power projects have been identified as having some of the best wind resources in the U.S. near the geographic intersection of three transmission interconnections that serve customers across the country.
The Company is a founding member of the Southwest Energy Alliance, a nonprofit trade association that advocates for the coordinated development of clean energy projects in the U.S., and corporate members of the American Wind Energy Association and Class 4 Winds and Renewables. For more information, visit TGE’s website: www.triglobalenergy.com
SOURCE Tri Global Energy