Armando Pimentel is the president and chief executive officer of NextEra Energy Resources, a competitive energy supplier with approximately 19,777 megawatts of generating capacity, which includes megawatts owned by NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE: NEP), primarily in 25 states and Canada as of year-end 2014. NextEra Energy Resources is the world’s largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun. The business currently operates more than 11,400 MW of wind and nearly 800 MW of solar capacity. Mr. Pimentel was named to his current position in October 2011. Mr. Pimentel is also president and a member of the board of NextEra Energy Partners, LP, a growth-oriented limited partnership formed by NextEra Energy (NYSE: NEE) to acquire, manage and own contracted clean energy projects.
Previously, he served as executive vice president, finance, and chief financial officer of NextEra Energy, Inc., a leading clean energy company and parent of NextEra Energy Resources. He was elected to that position in May 2008.
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. He 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. He 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 wholesale generators of electric power in the U.S., with approximately 19,777 megawatts of generating capacity, which includes megawatts associated with noncontrolling interests related to NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE: NEP), primarily in 25 states and Canada as of year-end 2014. NextEra Energy Resources, together with its affiliated entities, is the world’s largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun. 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 is one of the largest 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.
Updated: April 30, 2015