Renewable energy specialist Perdaman Advanced Energy (PAE) has appointed energy market expert Andrew Stevens to succeed Dominic Da Cruz as Chief Executive Officer. Mr Da Cruz is relocating overseas temporarily but will remain involved with PAE while away.
Mr Stevens has extensive business experience spanning over 15 years working in the WA energy market and more than three years in renewables. He was previously the Owner’s Representative for the 10MW Northam Solar Farm.
Given Mr Stevens’ background in utility-scale energy and corporate PPAs, Perdaman Chairman Vikas Rambal expressed confidence in the succession, saying the appointment will allow Perdaman Advanced Energy to accelerate Australian businesses’ transition to renewable energy.
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“The interest and importance of renewables as a utility-scale energy source continues to grow throughout Australia,” Mr Rambal said.
“At Perdaman, our goal of creating a better tomorrow begins with transforming energy sources for companies, education institutions and local councils throughout the country.
“Mr Stevens’ deep understanding of the energy sector and his passion towards sustainability will be vital in assisting businesses to become carbon neutral.”
Mr Stevens said it was an exciting time to join the growing company.
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“The opportunity to join the … business will allow me to help organisations realise significant economic, environmental and social benefits for current and future generations,” he said.
Perdaman Advanced Energy is a renewable energy developer and solution provider to organisations across governments, industrial and commercial sectors. The Company provides turnkey renewable energy solutions for commercial and industrial energy users.