Skyfuel Hires Business Development Exec.to Scale-Up CSP Sales

Kelly Beninga

Solar power company Skyfuel is set to announce the hiring of Kelly Beninga, the head of the global renewable energy group at  engineering firm WorleyParsons, as its Chief Commercialization Officer.

Beninga will oversee global sales and marketing of  Skyfuel’s utility-grade concentrating solar power (“CSP”) technology.

“With Kelly leading our SkyFuel sales team, we are now ready to pursue commercial scale project opportunities around the globe,” said Skyfuel CEO Rick LeBlanc in a prepared statement.

At WorleyParsons, which he joined in 2006, Beningta directed the firm’s engineering services for CSP, biomass, geothermal and wind projects.

Over the past year, as part of its strategy to grow sales, Arvada, Colo.,-based  Skyfuel has significantly reshuffled its management. CEO LeBlanc from Swedish waste-to-biofuel company Chemrec.

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