Catherine York joins Pika EnergyWestbrook, ME – April 15, 2014 – Catherine York, co-founder of The Gilded Nut Snack Co. and member of Maine Angels has been named to the Board of Directors at Pika Energy.

Pika Energy develops high-performance, cost-effective small wind turbines and related electronic components for the residential market. The company’s mission is to build distributed clean energy systems, including solar and wind hybrid solutions, that give customers faster payback on their investment.

Catherine York is the co-founder of The Gilded Nut Snack Co., where she directs growth strategy and investment. Prior to this position, Catherine worked at SunEdison, a global solar energy company, as Vice President in charge of Mergers and Acquisitions. She also ran regional operations in the Caribbean and Latin America for SunEdison.

As a member of Maine Angels, Catherine invests in early stage companies in New England. Her portfolio focuses on renewable energy companies, as well as healthy and innovative food.

About Pika Energy

Pika Energy, Inc. is a Westbrook, Maine-based manufacturer of direct current (DC) power electronics, including the Pika Energy Island™ system. All Pika Energy products are powered by the REbus™ DC nanogrid. Pika Energy’s products provide grid-optional clean power that enables buildings to collect, store and self-consume energy from solar and wind sources. Learn more at www.pika-energy.com.