Principal Solar, Inc, a publicly traded renewable energy holding company rapidly advancing the inevitable, worldwide utilization of solar energy through a unique roll-up strategy, announced the appointment ofJ. Peter Lynch, a pioneer in renewables in the investment banking industry and a renewable energy expert with more than 35 years of experience as a Wall Street security analyst and investor in emerging technology firms, to its Advisory Board. Lynch, who served as contributing editor for the Photovoltaic Insider Report for 17 years, provides thought-leadership on a global basis to major energy companies, utilities and governments.
"Peter brings an impressive track record for raising funds in support of companies from every sector of the renewable energy industry, including photovoltaics, solar thermal, wind and biomass," saysMichael Gorton, chief executive officer and chairman of PSI. "With his keen insights and ability to stay ahead of the trends, Peter will be a critical asset for furthering PSI’s mission to become a worldwide force for bringing the benefits of solar energy to more people on a global scale."
Lynch has served as a financial/technology consultant to a number of renewable energy companies, and currently spearheads the development of commercial scale solar projects in the Northeast U.S. In addition, he works with a number of scientific advisors and associates focused on identifying the next generation of renewable technologies.
Lynch states, "I look forward to playing a role in helping PSI transform the solar energy industry as the Company continues to build upon its trail-blazing strategy, solid business model and commitment to preserving natural resources for the benefit of generations to come."