DALLAS — March 25, 2019 –(BUSINESS WIRE)–Leeward Renewable Energy (“Leeward”) announced the addition of Theodore D. Matula to its leadership team as the company continues to execute its plan to expand Leeward’s renewable energy business. Mr. Matula joins Leeward as the Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Chief Legal Officer, and will report to Gregory Wolf, Leeward’s Chief Executive Officer. He will be based in the company’s Dallas headquarters.
Mr. Matula has more than 25 years of legal, transactional and renewable energy experience with proven success in small and large organizations. Mr. Matula started his career at Vinson & Elkins in its Dallas office in 1994 and subsequently moved to Hogan & Hartson (now Hogan Lovells) in Denver. He shifted his focus solely to energy as Senior Counsel at Black Hills Corporation before joining Tierra Energy as General Counsel. Upon the successful sale of Tierra Energy to Duke Energy in 2007, Mr. Matula became Deputy General Counsel for Duke Energy and led legal work for Duke Energy Renewables. He has spent the last three years advancing renewable energy projects and was most recently Managing Director of High Road Clean Energy, which he co-founded with fellow industry veterans.
“Tedd is a great addition to the Leeward team, and I am excited to be working with him again,” said Greg Wolf, CEO of Leeward. “After closing our transaction with OMERS in 2018, Leeward has moved to a growth phase as part of our Leeward 2.0 strategic plan. Tedd will play a key role in helping execute more acquisitions and development than we’ve ever done at Leeward.”
Leeward Renewable Energy is a leading US-based independent power company. Leeward has a portfolio of 19 wind power facilities in nine states with a total owned interest of 1,720 GW that use proven, best-in-class technology. Additionally, Leeward has a development pipeline of over 1 GW wind, solar and energy storage projects that provide a solid foundation for the continued growth of the business. For more information about Leeward, visit www.leewardenergy.com. Leeward is owned by OMERS Infrastructure, the infrastructure arm of one of Canada’s largest defined benefit pension plans.