- Published: 04 February 2009 04 February 2009
TPI Composites Inc. announces that Pat Wood, III will join its Board of Directors. Wood, an energy infrastructure developer based in Houston, Texas, is a national leader on clean energy and power transmission..
He recently served for four years as Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). During his tenure at FERC, Wood advanced the nation's development of a cleaner, more competitive power generation fleet and a more robust power transmission grid. In addition, Wood chaired the Public Utility Commission of Texas and led successful efforts to introduce competitive retail and wholesale power markets. Currently, Wood is leading an effort with Sharyland Utilities to build power transmission in the Texas Panhandle to attach new wind, gas and coal generation. He also serves as a strategic advisor to private equity firm NGP Energy Capital Management, and is an independent director of four energy infrastructure companies.