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Statkraft hires new MD for US market operations

July 27, 2015 by CaliforniaCarbon.info

(Source: Press release) Statkraft, Europe’s largest producer of renewable energy and leader in carbon and environmental commodity markets, has appointed Patrick Pfeiffer as Managing Director of the newly setup Statkraft US LLC, effective 8 September 2015.

As Managing Director of the San Francisco office, Patrick will be responsible for Statkraft’s expansion into the Californian and US environmental markets. He brings with him relevant experience, having worked eight years in environmental markets, most recently for the leading carbon offset company EOS Climate, as Director of Sales and Trading.  Pfeiffer will report to Stef Peters, Head of Statkraft Global Environmental Markets and also Chairman of the Board of Statkraft US LLC.

“We are excited to blend Patrick’s experience with the European environmental markets expertise of the teams in Amsterdam and Oslo which will now also be applied to the US environmental markets,” says Stef Peters. “Patrick will initially focus on the California carbon market, development of innovative solutions for the compliance market, and advising clients on carbon management strategies. His experience in the US environmental markets will be invaluable for our team and we are looking forward to continued success for Statkraft with Patrick as our Managing Director,” Peters concludes.

“Statkraft is uniquely positioned to leverage its experienced team and track record of success in Europe into the growing US environmental markets. I look forward to joining a large global renewable energy company that continually leads and innovates across many markets. In this new role I am driven to make Statkraft’s first moves in California and the US a success,” Patrick Pfeiffer says.

About Statkraft: Statkraft is a leading company in hydropower internationally and Europe’s largest generator of renewable energy. The Group produces hydropower, wind power, gas power and district heating and is a global player in energy market operations. Statkraft has 3700 employees in more than 20 countries.

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