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Makani Power’s Corwin Hardham Dies; Service Scheduled

Corwin Hardham, the co-founder and CEO of Alameda-based Makani Power, died unexpectedly but peacefully on Tuesday, Oct.23 at age 38.

“Corwin’s clear vision and deep commitment to transformative innovation in clean energy inspired us all. A brilliant engineer and skillful leader, as well as avid kitesurfer, dancer, and community builder, he showed boundless energy and generosity in all aspects of his life,” his colleagues from Makani Power said in a statement on the airborne wind-turbine company’s website.

This blogger and staff at the Alameda Journal also wish to express our heartfelt condolences to and full support of his family, his close companion Gia Schneider, and his many friends and co-workers.

A celebration of Hardhan’s life will take place at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27, at 2175 Monarch St.

Donations in his honor can be made to San Francisco Baykeeper.

Janet Levaux