E.On Climate & Renewables (EC&R) announced that Steve Trenholm, currently CEO of EC&R North America, will become chairman of EC&R North America effective May 1, 2013. This newly created position recognizes the expansion of wider E.ON Group operations in North America.
In his new role, Trenholm will ensure that all E.On Group policies are implemented consistently across North America. He will continue in his other roles as director of compliance and director of performance improvement for EC&R.
Patrick Woodson, currently COO for EC&R North America Wind, will become CEO of the EC&R’s North American on-shore wind energy group. Woodson will oversee the company’s 2,700 MW from 18 wind farms across 5 states. EC&R North America Wind has about 260 employees in its Chicago, Austin, Texas and Portland, Ore., offices and its wind farms.