SOURCE: SkyFuel, Inc.

SkyFuel, Inc.

July 09, 2014 10:18 ET

Kelly Beninga Promoted to President of SkyFuel

ARVADA, CO--(Marketwired - Jul 9, 2014) - SkyFuel, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of advanced solar parabolic trough systems used for utility-grade electricity generation and industrial steam applications, recently announced the promotion of Kelly Beninga to President of SkyFuel Inc. Rick LeBlanc, the departing President of SkyFuel, will be serving as Chairman of the Board.

"We are excited to have Kelly as the President of SkyFuel," says Yonetan Alemu, Principal of Leaf Clean Investments, SkyFuel's principal investor. "His deep background in large-scale international power generation projects will continue to provide SkyFuel with strong and credible leadership as it continues to grow both domestically and abroad." Adds Mr. Alemu, "We are also lucky to have the ongoing expertise of Rick LeBlanc as he transitions into his board position."

SkyFuel continues its strong run in parabolic trough deployment and is currently in construction of its largest solar field in North America with a solar addition to Enel Green Power's Stillwater geothermal power plant in Nevada. "SkyFuel will continue to focus applications of our innovative collector on storage integrated power projects, hybrid co-firing with other renewable and fossil fuels, and Combined Heat and Power applications such as water desalination. These markets cannot be addressed with photovoltaics and represent a high value added for our unique technology," states Mr. Beninga.

About SkyFuel
SkyFuel, Inc. designs and manufactures solar thermal power technology for utility-grade electricity generation and industrial applications. Its products include the high performance SkyTrough® parabolic trough concentrating solar collector - a breakthrough in cost and constructability resulting from significant design and material innovations, and ReflecTech®PLUS mirror film. 

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