In this role, Mr Tholke is responsible for managing the company’s renewable energy development program in California, New Mexico, Arizona and Nevada, including managing land acquisition, permitting, power marketing and shepherding projects through the interconnection process.

Mr Tholke joined enXco in 2006 as regional project development manager and will continue to be based out of enXco’s regional office in San Ramon, California. Previously, Mr Tholke held positions of vice president for business development at Eurus Energy, commercial leader at GE Wind Energy and western region marketing manager at Green Mountain Energy.

Tristan Grimbert, president and CEO of enXco, said: I am delighted to see Mark taking on greater responsibility in the company. Since day one, he has fit perfectly in the ‘doer’ corporate culture of enXco. His wit, his method and his commitment have made, and will continue to make, an impact in the organization.