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8minute Solar appoints Jennifer Arasimowicz as new General Counsel

8minute Solar Jennifer Arasimowicz

8minute Solar Energy, a renewable energy developer and provider in the United States, announced this Monday that Jennifer Arasimowicz is the company’s new General Counsel and Corporate Secretary.

Firstly, at her new position, Arasimowicz will lead the legal and human resources teams, and also oversee compliance, governance, intellectual property strategy and protection, as well as company ESG initiatives.

Secondly, Arasimowicz has more than 20 years of experiencing advising private and public companies in the renewable energy and technology industries; particularly, she has extensive expertise in commercial contracts, intellectual property protection, corporate governance and government affairs.

Thirdly, most recently, Ms. Arasimowicz was part of the FuelCell Energy’s leadership team; most recently she served as the company’s Executive Vice President, General Counsel; and also, Chief Administrative Officer. There, she was responsible for all legal, regulatory, compliance, government affairs, intellectual property protection, and human resources.

Moreover, she also served as General Counsel for Total Energy; and as a Partner and Chair of the Utility Law Practice Group at Shipman & Goodwin.

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8minute Solar to solidify its business model after appointment

In addition, she was also the first female President of the Connecticut Power and Energy Society; currently, she is a member of Chief, a private network designed specifically for women leaders. About her appointment at 8minutes, she said. “For the past decade, 8minute has paved a new path for the clean energy transition; and in the process, has solidified solar-plus-storage as a reliable, responsive, and cost-effective energy solution.”

She also remarked. “As the company embarks on its next stage of growth, I am thrilled to be joining such a distinguished team of engineers and developers at such a pivotal moment; both for 8minute and for the entire clean energy industry.”

On the other hand, Dr. Tom Buttgenbach, Founder and CEO of 8minute Energy, said. “The clean energy transition hasn’t happened in a vacuum; it’s been rapidly accelerated by leaders who both foster the potential of emerging technologies; and are eager to reach a future where clean energy is universally accessible, reliable; and also, affordable. Jennifer is one of those leaders.”

Finally, he concluded. “Jennifer’s tenacious drive, innovative thinking and also valuable expertise aligns with our design and engineering driven approach. As we continue delivering on our industry-leading products and services; we’re excited to welcome Jennifer to our 8minute team and look forward to her contributions during this important phase of growth.”

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