Paul Caudill, 63, was named president of NV Energy in December 2013 and Chief Executive Officer in June 2014.
He joined the Berkshire Hathaway Energy family of companies in January 2012 as president of MidAmerican Solar, where he led development, construction and operation of three of the largest solar power plants in the world. Prior to joining MidAmerican, Caudill was CEO and president of Phoenix Solar U.S. He also served as vice president, global systems operations for SunPower Corporation and has held executive positions with leading firms in the renewable and alternative energy industries. Caudill has extensive experience in commercial nuclear power plant operations and received training and career development opportunities with Bechtel Power Corporation.
In addition to his role as incoming chairman of the board of directors for the Western Folklife Center, Paul serves as a director on the board of the Nevada Military Support Alliance. He is also chairman of the NV Energy Foundation, the company’s charitable organization that provides approximately $3 million annually to worthwhile causes throughout the state of Nevada.
Caudill graduated from the University of Arizona in 1976 and earned his master’s degree in business administration from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University in 2004.