OwnEnergy Inc. named Robert Crowell head of development. Crowell will have responsibility for seeing all of the company's community wind farm projects through to construction. He had been responsible for the development of over 1,600 MW, including six wind projects totaling over 830 MW in the Midwest and Northeast.

Crowell had been senior vice president for development at E.On Climate & Renewables, a unit of E.On Group. He came to E.On with over 20 years in the power industry. He received a BS from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and an MBA from ISU.

In a related move, Cynthia Crooks was named chief operating officer. As COO, Crooks will manage completion of OwnEnergy's community wind projects, including engineering, procurement, construction and operations.

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