Enel Green Power has appointed Georgios Papadimitriou its head of Enel Green Power North America.
Papadimitriou replaces Rafael Gonzalez, who was appointed head of Renewables for EGP in Spain.
In this role, Papadimitriou will oversee EGP’s renewables portfolio and business in the U.S. and Canada.
Previously, Papadimitriou served as EGP’s head of rest of Europe and Middle East since 2016. Before that, he held various roles within Enel, including head of business development in Latin America and Europe and country manager France. He joined Enel in 2008.
Before joining EGP, Papadimitriou worked in the energy sector at the international level at such companies as ScottishPower, Fortum, Nuon, Gazprom and ContourGlobal.
EGP North America is part of the renewable energies division of the Enel Group. The company has projects operating and under development in 24 U.S. states and two Canadian provinces. EGP North America operates about 100 plants with a managed capacity of more than 4.3 GW, with a generation mix that includes hydropower, wind, geothermal and solar energy.
In August, EGP announced it was investing in the CETO 6 wave energy generator being developed by Carnegie Clean Energy Limited.