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Lodestone Energy Welcomes Sarah McHardy as GM Customer
Wed, 12th Jul 2023

Utility-scale solar energy firm, Lodestone Energy, has announced Sarah McHardy as its new General Manager, Customer, a strategic move demonstrating the company's progress in delivering solar energy to customers nationwide.

Sarah is set to bring her wealth of industry experience to the executive team at Lodestone. "Appointing someone with Sarah’s experience to this important role is reflective of the progress Lodestone has made, as we continue to deliver on our plan for bring utility-scale solar energy directly to customers throughout the country," expressed Gary Holden, Lodestone Energy's Managing Director.

Sarah has previously occupied senior roles at Genesis Energy and Vector, significantly contributing to the growth of Vector Metering in New Zealand and Australia. "Sarah is known for her leadership in the energy industry with core strengths in business development and relationship management, and her depth of industry knowledge is quite remarkable," Mr Holden adds.

Sarah's new role, commencing 26 July, will have her overseeing Lodestone's growing customer base and collaborating with its retail partners. In addition to her proven leadership and depth of industry knowledge, Sarah is also noted for her strong commitment to renewable energy.

“I love the company’s vision and see it as an important step for the advancement of renewable energy in Aotearoa. Lodestone’s concept of allowing energy users to access solar through innovative energy plans will be a key part of getting our country to a low carbon future,” Sarah comments.

Expressing her excitement about the new position, she says, “I’m thrilled to be joining the amazing team at Lodestone and look forward to making a contribution to its future success.”

Sarah McHardy's appointment as General Manager, Customer, is a testament to Lodestone's commitment to pushing the boundaries of utility-scale solar energy solutions. Her leadership and experience in the energy industry promise a bright future for the company.