Armando Pimentel is the president and chief executive officer of NextEra Energy Resources, a competitive energy supplier with more than 16,600 megawatts of generation capacity in 22 states and Canada. NextEra Energy Resources is the nation’s leading producer of renewable energy from the wind and sun.
Previously, he served as executive vice president, finance, and chief financial officer of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE), one of the nation’s leading electricity-related services companies and parent of NextEra Energy Resources. He was elected to the position in May 2008 and served in that capacity until October 2011.
Prior to joining NextEra Energy, Mr. Pimentel was a partner at Deloitte & Touche and held various client and leadership positions in the financial services and energy industries. Mr. Pimentel also led Deloitte’s power and utilities business segment.
From 1996 to 1998, Mr. Pimentel worked in the Office of the Chief Accountant of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as a professional accounting fellow.
Mr. Pimentel has been a frequent speaker to national, industry and regulatory groups on his areas of interest, including power generation and financial services matters.
Mr. Pimentel holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Florida State University.NextEra Energy Resources, LLC (together with its affiliated entities, "NextEra Energy Resources"), is a clean energy leader and is one of the largest competitive energy suppliers in North America, operating in 22 states and Canada as of year-end 2011. NextEra Energy Resources is the largest generator in the United States of renewable energy from the wind and sun, owning and operating approximately 8,569 megawatts of wind and 158 megawatts of solar power at the end of 2011. The business operates clean, emissions-free nuclear power generation facilities in New Hampshire, Iowa and Wisconsin as part of the NextEra Energy nuclear fleet, which has one of the largest number of commercial nuclear power units in the United States. NextEra Energy Resources, LLC is a subsidiary of Juno Beach, Fla.-based NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE). For more information, visit www.NextEraEnergyResources.com.