RALEIGH, N.C. (July 28, 2014) – Raleigh law firm Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP is pleased to announce that partner Henry Campen has been named by Governor McCrory to the Advanced Energy Board of Directors. He is among eight directors chosen by the governor to represent public interests.
Founded in 1980 by the North Carolina Utilities Commission, Advanced Energy is an independent nonprofit corporation that works with member utilities on market-based energy solutions. Advanced Energy is governed by a Board of Directors that is appointed by the governor of North Carolina and member utilities, including Duke Energy, Nantahala Power & Light Company, North Carolina Electric Membership Corporation, and Dominion North Carolina Power.
Having practiced before the Utilities Commission for over 25 years, Campen currently leads Parker Poe’s Energy practice. He specializes in siting, permitting, and development issues for renewable energy companies, helping them to navigate complex regulations. For ten years he held the role of Managing Partner of Parker Poe’s Raleigh office, and served on the firm’s Board of Directors for nine years.
“We are pleased to see Henry recognized by Governor McCrory and Advanced Energy,” said Kevin Chignell, Managing Partner of Parker Poe’s Raleigh office. “His expertise in the energy sector and his superb leadership make him an outstanding choice for the Board of Directors. This is a great honor for Parker Poe’s Energy practice, as well as our entire firm.”
For more information on Advanced Energy, visit advancedenergy.org
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