Burlington, VT — Encore Renewable Energy, a leading integrated clean energy services company, is pleased to announce the following promotions across their business development and project development and EPC divisions. Chad Nichols has been promoted to Vice President of Development and EPC, and Jesse Stowell has been promoted to Vice President of Business Development.
Chad Farrell, Encore’s Founder and Chief Executive Officer, said “we are proud of the extraordinary team we are building at Encore and I am delighted to share these well-deserved promotions. Chad Nichols and Jesse Stowell have made terrific contributions to the growth of our business development, and project development and EPC activities since joining Encore. Equally as important, they have both demonstrated exceptional leadership and have helped to further strengthen Encore’s unique culture. I am excited about what each of them will achieve in their new leadership positions.”
Chad Nichols was promoted to Vice President of Development and EPC. Chad joined Encore in 2016 as Director of Project Development. Since that time, Chad has played an integral leadership role in the significant expansion of Encore’s EPC business and has contributed greatly to the firm’s project development activities. Chad has over a decade of sustainable operations management and commercial construction experience in Vermont and across the Midwest. Prior to joining Encore, Chad was the Sustainability and Asset Manager for Vermont Energy Investment Corp. where he managed all physical assets, carbon impact measurement as well as a solar subsidiary, Sun Shares. Chad has a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management from Bowling Green State University.
Jesse Stowell was promoted to Vice President of Business Development. Jesse joined Encore in 2016 as Director of Business Development. Over the last three years, Jesse has been instrumental in advancing Encore’s work with its strategic business partners, growing the Company’s development pipeline and diversifying the footprint of Encore’s activities. Jesse has worked in the renewable energy industry for over 18 years. Prior to joining Encore, Jesse was a Regional Sales Manager for SunEdison where he focused on origination and early development of solar projects throughout various markets in the Northeastern U.S. Jesse has a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science from Duke University.