Armando Pimentel is the president and chief executive officer of NextEra Energy Resources, a competitive energy supplier with approximately 18,300 megawatts (MW) of generating capacity primarily in 24 states and Canada as of year-end 2013. NextEra Energy Resources is North America’s leading producer of renewable energy from the wind and sun. The business currently operates more than 10,200 MW of wind and nearly 600 MW of solar capacity. Mr. Pimentel was named to his current position in October 2011.
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 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 18,300 megawatts of generating capacity primarily in 24 states and Canada as of year-end 2013. NextEra Energy Resources, together with its affiliated entities, is the largest generator in North America 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: March 17, 2014