Arcadia Windpower Ltd.
Peter Mandelstam has over 15 years of experience in the wind industry. In 1997 Mandelstam founded Arcadia Windpower, which developed Montana’s first wind project. From 2001 to 2011, Mandelstam was the founder, owner, and president of Bluewater Wind; in this role, he secured the first offshore wind Power Purchase Agreement in the United States (US) and the first Determination of No Competitive Interest for ocean use off the coast of Delaware. Mandelstam also co-founded and chaired Wind Power New York and its successor, the Alliance for Clean Energy New York, which lead the successful effort to secure a 3,400 MW Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) in New York State. Peter is serving his 10th year on the AWEA Board, and he has chaired AWEA’s Offshore Group since 2006.