Los Gatos California Solar News – Westinghouse Solar, a leading installer and manufacturer of solar power systems, announced the appointment of renowned environmental and solar advocate and attorney Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to its Board of Advisors.
“Bobby’s commitment to sound public policy and his cleantech insights make him a perfect fit for Westinghouse Solar,” said Barry Cinnamon, chief executive officer of Westinghouse Solar based in Los Gatos California. “We look forward to his contributions as we work together to put solar on rooftops across America.”
“Increased use of clean rooftop solar power generation is a critical component of a decarbonized American energy future one that creates new jobs, unleashes technical innovations, and ensures America’s energy security,” said Mr. Kennedy. “Westinghouse Solar is at the forefront of making rooftop solar power panels accessible to people across our nation, and I am thrilled to join the company.”
Mr. Kennedy serves as chief prosecuting attorney for the Hudson Riverkeeper and president of Waterkeeper Alliance. He is also a clinical professor and supervising attorney at Pace University School of Law’s Environmental Litigation Clinic, and a venture partner and senior advisor to VantagePoint Venture Partners. Mr. Kennedy was named one of Time magazine’s “Heroes for the Planet,” and is a New York Times bestselling author. Mr. Kennedy is a graduate of Harvard University, studied at the London School of Economics, and received his law degree from the University of Virginia Law School. He subsequently attended Pace University School of Law, where he was awarded a Masters Degree in Environmental Law.
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