Experienced renewable energy specialist to join Polysolar

Rapidly expanding Cambridge business Polysolar has appointed Aidan Cumiskey as their new Chief Operating Officer.

Aidan was previously the owner and CEO for Monsal, the UK’s leading biogas to renewable energy business. He successfully led the growth and the subsequent sale of Monsal to GE. Following the acquisition, he was the Business Leader for the GE AD Renewables business with full P&L responsibility with strategic & operational ownership.

Commenting: “There is a real shift in the market happening right now, from traditional energy systems to the new electric economy in buildings, transport and infrastructure. This has placed a greater emphasis on generating more renewable energy in the built environment where long term power costs are being considered more carefully by investors. It’s a very exciting space and Polysolar’s timing is perfect to make a significant impact. I am delighted to be working with Polysolar to help lead the growth of one of the most innovative companies in the sector. “

Hamish Watson, Polysolar’s CEO commented “I’m delighted to welcome Aidan to help take the company to the next phase of growth. His extensive experience in growing private equity backed business in the renewables sector will cement our leadership in this field”.

About Polysolar:

Polysolar is an award winning Cleantech business from Cambridge. Polysolar provide unique Building Integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV) transparent solar glass for carports, canopies, building façades, structures and curtain walling. Polysolar’s products and technology is being deployed today to meet the growing demand for energy efficient buildings and infrastructure. Our products make a positive impact on climate change and will become a significant source of renewable energy in the future.