Ben Hochstein Leading the newly formed Tenaska generation.
Joel Link Lead Tenaska development
Omaha, Nebraska, November 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — On Tuesday, Tenaska announced changes to its business units and the appointment of two business unit leaders. This follows a recent announcement that it is valid. January 1, 2023current chairman howard hawks, who has held the role of Chairman since the company was founded in 1987, will transition to the role of Chairman Emeritus.Current CEO and Vice Chairman Jerry Claus become chairman, Chris LightnerThe current president of Tenaska’s Strategic Development and Acquisitions group will become Tenaska’s third CEO.
effective November 1, 2022, Ben Hochstein President of the newly formed Tenaska Generation business unit, Joel Link He is President of the Tenaska Development business unit, formerly known as Tenaska Strategic Development and Acquisitions.
“As the energy industry evolves, so does Tenaska. These business unit changes ensure that we remain on the cutting edge of industry trends,” he said. Jerry Claus, CEO, Vice Chairman. “Ben and Joel are strategic thinkers, focused on maintaining strong and trusted relationships with customers, partners and lenders, and being good corporate citizens in the communities in which we operate and develop. We continue to deliver the high standards expected of Tenaska by focusing on energy projects.”
Tenaska Generation operates, manages and finances Tenaska-owned power generation facilities, comprising eight natural gas-fueled plants, two wind farms and two solar farms, generating a total of 7,580 megawatts (MW) of electricity. It was established to coordinate the functions required for procurement.
Tenaska Development (formerly Tenaska Strategic Development and Acquisitions) partners with energy companies across the country to develop energy and storage projects and bring them into commercial operation. The Tenaska Development portfolio currently includes carbon capture and sequestration, natural gas-fired power generation, renewable fuel power generation, wind, solar and battery projects.
“From energy project development to power plant ownership and management to energy marketing, Tenaska’s business spans every corner of the energy landscape,” said incoming CEO Leitner. “Coordinating our services ensures that we continue to deliver superior results to our customers, partners and lenders.Ben and Joel are industry veterans with strategic capabilities, knowledge and expertise. , will effectively lead the fleet and continue to expand its reach in the field of development.”
Hochstein Leads Newly Formed Tenaska Generation
Ben Hochstein He has been appointed President of the newly formed Tenaska Generation business unit. Hochstein has been with Tenaska since 2012, holding various financial roles. Most recently, he served as Vice President and Corporate Controller, where he was responsible for the accounting, budgeting and financial reporting of Tenaska, Inc. and its plant partnerships, as well as corporate financial analysis, forecasting and planning. rice field.
“I look forward to overseeing and optimizing Tenaska’s fleet of generations of ownership and continuing to deliver value to our customers, partners and lenders,” Hochstein said. and will continue to be a priority for Tenaska.”
Link to lead Tenaska development
Joel Link He has been appointed President of the Tenaska Development Business Unit. Link joined Tenaska in 2016 and has an extensive background in the energy industry, including mergers and acquisitions and business development across a wide range of project technologies. Previously, he led the Tenaska team focused on solar, wind and carbon capture and sequestration projects.
“Tenaska is a leader in energy project development and our expertise is unmatched,” said Link. “Our diverse portfolio of projects offers exciting opportunities and we look forward to seeing these come to fruition.”
In addition to Tenaska Development and Tenaska Generation, Tenaska also provides natural gas and power marketing services through its energy marketing affiliates, Tenaska Marketing Ventures and Tenaska Power Services Co.
Tenaska is a leading independent energy company in the United States with expertise in natural gas and power marketing, energy management, energy project development, and power generation facility operations and management. Tenaska has developed, managed and/or operated approximately 22 gigawatts (GW) of natural gas-fueled and renewable energy power generation. Its development portfolio includes over 23 GW of solar, wind and energy storage projects. The fleet currently operated by Tenaska includes 7.5 GW of generating capacity. Forbes consistently ranks Tenaska among the largest privately held companies in the United States. www.tenaska.com.