05 Dec Novel Energy Solutions Expands Leadership Team Naming Jeff Burkett as Vice President of Construction
Novel Energy Solutions (Novel) today announced that it hired renewable energy and construction veteran Jeff Burkett as vice president of construction. Burkett will grow Novel’s in-house construction capabilities to accelerate the company’s deployment of solar and energy management services across the country.
“Novel has a respected team and bright future as a top-tier solar developer. I’m honored to join a company that shares my values and contribute my knowledge and experience to the team’s growth mindset and continued success,” said Burkett.
With more than 30 years of experience in engineering, construction, and renewable energy sectors, Burkett will draw from his most recent role as senior director of engineering and construction at NextEra Energy Resources to oversee the construction of solar projects at Novel. Burkett will be responsible for planning and executing long-range projects as well as safety adherence. Burkett previously held leadership positions at Entropy Investment Management, ESA Renewables, and Southeast Fabricators.
Novel CEO Cliff Kaehler said, “Jeff’s experience, industry background and leadership will help us scale our efforts to develop and build projects across the country at a time when the future for clean energy has never looked better. We’re grateful to have his insights on board and look forward to working together.”