Rick specializes in distributed energy resource and energy efficiency technologies. He has extensive experience evaluating the cost and performance characteristics of combined heat and power technologies and other clean distributed generation systems, including combustion turbines, reciprocating engines, microturbines, fuel cells, solar panels, and wind turbines. He has completed numerous energy efficiency studies for end-use measures to reduce natural gas or electricity consumption in the residential, commercial, and industrial sectors.
Rick is a seasoned project manager. He has supported a diverse set of clients, including the California Energy Commission, Electric Power Research Institute, Energy Trust of Oregon, New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, New York Power Authority, Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance, U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Trade and Development Agency, and many gas and electric utilities. Before joining us, Rick held engineering and management positions with Energy and Environmental Analysis, Energy International, and Alzeta.
- (2016-2017). CHP Technology Fact Sheet Series. U.S. Department of Energy.
(2016). Clean Energy for Telecom Towers in India. U.S. Trade and Development Agency.
- (2016). Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Technical Potential in the United States. U.S. Department of Energy.
(2015). The True Cost of Wind. Electric Power Research Institute.
(2015). Demonstration of Combined Heat and Power Technology at a Data Center California Energy Commission.
- (2015). Barriers to Industrial Energy Efficiency. U.S. Department of Energy.