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Bill Colavecchi

Bill Colavecchio has 16 years of safety engineering experience as an employee of Underwriters Laboratories Inc., working primarily in power generation and power distribution equipment. In 2003, Colavecchio was appointed general manager of UL's Renewable Energy Strategic Business Unit and has been instrumental in establishing safety certification and performance verification programs for wind turbines, as well as supporting photovoltaic and fuel cell technology certification program development. Colavecchio has a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Duke University.


Riding the Winds of Change

With a global compound annual growth rate of 32 percent over the past five years, wind power is the world’s fastest growing energy source, and wind turbines are currently installed or being installed in more than thirty states nationwide.