COGENCanada Board of Advisors as of June 1/2014
The following highly qualified people will help COGENCanada members. They also help with training and helping with the advisory function. Emails at end of bio or end of list
- Keith Quach M. Eng, P. Eng., CEM is a registered Professional Engineer in Quebec and Ontario, and a Certified Energy Manager by the Association of Energy Engineers, USA. He is interested in using his result-oriented experience and engineering practice to work with manufacturers, consulting firms or other organizations to develop new markets, new products while minimizing fossil fuel consumption and air emissions. He was with the Forestry and Energy Industries Directorate at Industry Canada promoting technology innovation and industrial competitiveness. He was also the manager of the Pilot Emission Removals Reduction Initiative at Environment Canada (EC) which was a program that the federal government launched to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by supporting emission reduction projects in the private sector. Before joining EC, he was a senior energy engineer and senior industry officer with the Office of Energy Efficiency at Natural Resources Canada (NRCan). One of his responsibilities was to provide strategic analysis to NRCan's senior management on how to promote Combined Heat and Power/Co-Generation in Canada to increase energy efficiency. He is fluent in Chinese, Vietnamese and advanced in French. Prior to joining the Federal Government, Keith worked for several engineering firms in the pulp and paper sector supplying heat recovery systems to pulp and paper mills in Quebec, USA, Korea and China, in the aerospace sector to research a more efficient airplane engine combustor and in other sectors. His earlier experience included working as a Millwright for Stearns Catalytic at Shell, Edmonton and Suncor, Fort McMurray in the oil and gas sector.
- Gordon A. Robb, P. Eng., MASME , Engineering Graduate of McGill University; Past President COGENCanada. Power Eng. Certificate, Economics & Financial training. Training torpographical survey-northeastern BC, major electric utility generation, transmission; dist., planning; training program with major utility, in plant training program with Canadian General Electric (now GEC). Engineer with AECL Nuc. Power steam cycles. 12 years Steam Power & Energy, major Pulp and Paper mills with cogen, 15 years Fed. Govt. National Energy Board (Economics and Financial Branches), DREE and Electric Power Group in the Energy Policy Sector.- helped develop cogen incentive since weakened. Played key role as thermal power specialist in major joint National Energy Board, US Federal Power Commission study of the 1965 electric power blackout. He also helped with the Aug 2003 blackout. Many industrial cogen studies + conceptual designs. Was Consultant to Industrial Gas Users Assn. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Pulp and Paper Technical Association of Canada for 50+ years. Member International of Association of Energy Economists and Canadian Association Business Economists firstname.lastname@example.org
- Joe Zanyk B, Eng. Elec, P Eng, MASME, Vice-President of COGENCanada, has been on key ASME GT & Cogen Committees. Was top Combined Cycle Cogeneration technical person for Dow Chemical world wide the firm with far more Combined Cycle Cogen experience than any other. Was responsible for design and operation of major cogen plants. Currently Consultant advising leading firms re major cogeneration projects. Experience with Integrated Gasification Combined Cycles. Joe was an advisor in connection with the class 43.1 federal Cogeneration tax incentive. Recently worked on an Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle Cogeneration (Polygeneration) study involving gasification of coal to generate electricity, process steam heat and chemicals. He helped Dow and Destec Engineer the Wabash Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) power plant. It has operated successfully for years and has demonstrated a key clean coal technology. email@example.com
- Dennis Dmytrow has been the General Manager of Cardinal Power since 1999. He joined the company in 1993 as the Operations Manager and was responsible for the development of the Operations Department during the plant start-up as well as taking an active role in the commissioning of the 156 MW cogeneration facility. Prior to joining Cardinal Power, Mr. Dmytrow was employed for 15-years with E.B. Eddy Forest Products – Ottawa/Hull. He oversaw the maintenance of the paper machines and related equipment in the Hull Divisions and then moved to the energy side. There, he held a position of responsibility for the operations and maintenance of a First Class Steam Plant, Filtration Plant, Effluent Treatment Plant and two Hydro-Electric Power Plants. Mr. Dmytrow started his career with International Nickel Company of Canada. He was responsible for developing a maintenance department for a new mine/mill site in Shebandowan. Mr. Dmytrow completed his work history with INCO as a Maintenance General Foreman at Levack Mill Sudbury. Mr. Dmytrow received his Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) at McMaster University. He is a Professional Engineer of Ontario, holds First Class Power Engineering Certificates for both Ontario and Quebec and IMT Gas Certification. firstname.lastname@example.org
- Manfred Klein is now working as an independent consultant on environment and energy issues for industries and cities. Manfred combines top gas turbine expertise with great knowledge of gas turbine combined cycle cogeneration. He recently retired after 33 years in the Canadian government, most recently as Coordinator, Energy & Environment at the Gas Turbine Labs of the National Research Council. Prior to this, he spent 16 years with Environment Canada, involved in balancing industrial and energy-related solutions to emissions of air pollution and greenhouse gases. There, he worked with industry and government to develop National Emission Guidelines for Gas Turbines, adopting a new approach of energy-output based environmental standards to promote cogeneration and district energy. This work also included development of cement kiln emission guidelines, emission measurement practices, environmental assessments, and taxation incentives for industrial cogeneration. Manfred was involved in gas turbines to drive compressors while with the National Energy Board. He has been involved extensively in training functions with governments, universities and with various industry organizations:
- Canadian Industrial Gas Turbine Applications (IAGT) Committee (former Chair)
- Environment R&D Committee (CEPEI) for Canadian Gas Association
- International Gas Turbine Institute (ASME/IGTI); former Chair of Environment & Regulatory Affairs
- COGENCanada CHP Association
- Air Pollution and GHG Emissions
- Gas Turbine Energy Systems
- System Efficiency, Cogeneration, District Energy
- Natural Gas Pipeline and LNG Industry
- Balancing Multiple Environmental Objectives, Co-Benefits
- Plant and Industrial Facility Tours
- GasTurbine Emission Standards
- Industrial Cogeneration Project Examples
- Environmental Assessment
- Mike Kuriychuk - President of Pathchoice Energy Consulting was until recently Manager of Energy Development for the Bowater Thunder Bay multi mill forest products complex and Chair of the Association of Major Power Consumers of Ontario. He has held Chair positions in the Boards of Directors of Development Thunder Bay andThunder Bay Hydro. Mike was Chairman of the Energy Committee of the Pulp and paper Technical Association for a number of years. The Thunder Bay forest products complex consisted of two Kraft pulp mills a saw mill and a modern multi paper machine mill will during much of the time Mike worked there. It has developed from the Great Lakes newsprint mill which has had modern cogeneration equipment from the time it was first built decades ago. On his way up to his present position he was superintended of a large coal and biomass fired steam electric power plant with cogeneration. email@example.com
- Adam Kurz, P.Eng., BSc. Eng., has over 13 years experience in energy related disciplines. Experience includes field service overhaul and installation of industrial gas turbines and associated plant with Siemens Westinghouse in Hamilton, project engineer for the design and construction of gas turbine testing facilities, oil and gas field services, and a co-op term at Syncrude’s cogeneration plant. Since 2007 Adam has been at Environment Canada in Ottawa where he is currently District 1 Engineering Manager, Property Management Division, managing the design and implementation of retrofits for laboratory buildings. firstname.lastname@example.org
- Vaughn Munroe B. Sc, B. Eng, P. Eng – Vaughn is experienced in the identification of energy strategies that bridge the sensitivities and interests of governments, utilities, the private sector and R&D facilities, both in Canada and abroad. He retired in 2009 from the position of Chief, Engineering, Research and Technology Team, Industrial Programs Division Office of Energy Efficiency, Natural Resources Canada. He was responsible for the development of a team of technical specialists to support the delivery of industrial energy efficiency programs. Specific duties included staff selection, program development, and technical support to the Commerce Officers who directly supported the CIPEC Task Forces. He interacted with the staffs of the Departments’ three R&D laboratories, U.S. and other international research scientists on a regular basis to track the development of new technologies as they approached commercialization. Management of the technical input to Finance Canada and the Canada Revenue Agency on Accelerated Capital Cost Allowance Class 43.1 and CRCE was added to this position in December of 2004. Responsible for technical aspects of the delivery of energy efficiency campaigns to over 20 sectors of Canadian industry in support of their international competitiveness and Canada’s environmental commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Specific duties during his 12 years with CIPEC include technical support to the unit, primary contact staffer for numerous Task Forces, the development of energy efficiency opportunity guidebooks for eight sectors, the development and maintenance of characterizing data streams for each sector, and, the development of industrial energy benchmarking studies. He was the Industry Division representative on the interdepartmental (NRCan/EC/STC) energy data committee from 1996 and prepared numerous Contribution Agreements for the resolution of specific sector data issues. Awarded a PAPTAC Certification of Appreciation in 2005. email@example.com
- Tom Markowitz P. Eng. Tom is a Professional Engineer (Chemical Engineering) with considerable experience in managing projects in energy conservation, renewable energy and emission reductions. Tom worked for the Government of the Province of Ontario, Canada for 29 years, the last five as a Senior Policy Adviser in the Ministry of Energy. From 1988 until 1991, Tom was the Ontario Government’s cogeneration promoter, in the Ministry of Energy. He was a key member of the team that built and ran Canada's first emissions trading system, for NOx and SO2 emissions by Ontario's fossil fuel electricity generators. His hands-on experience with emissions trading provided a valuable education in the basic blocks of emissions trading and their interaction. Tom has recently completed ISO 14064 courses with Canadian Standards Standards Association in Greenhouse Gas Projects and Greenhouse Gas Verification. His website, is www.enerhope.com , specializing in emissions trading information. firstname.lastname@example.org
- Raymond Côté is Professor Emeritus in Environmental Studies at Dalhousie University. Prior to his retirement in June 2008, he was Professor of Environmental Studies at the School for Resource and Environmental Studies, Director of the award winning Eco-Efficiency Centre and holder of the R.A. Jodrey Chair in Management at Dalhousie University until June, 2008. He also had appointments in Planning, Marine Affairs, International Development Studies and Environmental Science. In 2009, he received the John de Gonzague Memorial Pollution Prevention Visionary Award for inspiring and achieving excellence in pollution prevention in Canada. Mr.Côté’s interests have evolved from the management of chemicals and wastes to eco-efficiency and industrial ecology, a systems approach to managing resource and environmental issues. He has led studies on environmental supply chain management and business certification linked to environmental procurement. He is co-editor of several books including Controlling Chemical Hazards, Business Meets the Environmental Challenge, the Industrial Ecology Reader and Linking Industry and Ecology: A Question of Design. He has been a columnist for a business newspaper in Nova Scotia since 1994. He has served as an advisor to the United Nations Environment Programme on environmental management of industrial parks Prof. Côté is a member of the National Advisory Council on Energy Efficiency and serves on the Board of the Resource Recovery Fund in Nova Scotia. In December 2007, Prof. Côté was appointed as Chair of the Nova Scotia Round Table on Environment and Sustainable Prosperity for a 3 year term . Prof. Côté has 40 years of experience in the field of environmental management as a regulator, administrator, researcher, teacher and consultant. email@example.com -->
- Dave Winship, P. Eng. is a Combustion and Thermal Engineer - Canada’s leading authority on boiler design, combustion, fossil ( coal, petroleum coke, oil, natural gas and biomass (wood residue) systems. World wide experience mainly with utility and industrial boilers. Helped develop special boilers for insitu Oil Sands recovery. Was recently involved in investigation of problem with Heat Recovery Steam Generator for gas turbine cogeneration systems serving Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage (SACD) Oil Sands recovery project and other Oil Sands projets. Dave was a consulting engineer, and now works as an temporary employee for a few large Utility companies. firstname.lastname@example.org
- Mr. Bill Pearson P Eng was until recently a senior combustion research engineer with CANMET Energy Technology Centre in Ottawa and has a varied work history in number of energy related areas. He graduated from the University of Ottawa in 1973 with a B.A.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering and in 1983 with an MBA. He started his career with the Department of National Defense in the areas of marine gas turbine and auxiliary machinery engineering. In 1979, his career aspirations turned to energy when he joined the National Energy Board’s oil and gas pipeline division. He later joined Natural Resources Canada, where he worked as a policy analyst and technical advisor on coal technologies. In 1989, he joined CETC-O’s Energy Research Laboratory as S&T Manager of Business Development, and later became S&T Manager of Advanced Combustion Technology Group. Between management roles, he worked as a research engineer in several areas including district energy systems, biomass, and fossil fuel combustion, and climate change. email@example.com
- Carl Kropp BSc (Eng) BSC, MSc. MIEEE, P Eng. An has an academic background in electrical engineering and mathematics as well as 42 years of experience in the electrical utility industry. Before retirement he served for 16 years as General Manager and Chief Engineer of Ottawa Hydro. He was active in the Canadian Electricity Association and the Municipal Electric Association (Ontario) R & D programs. He also served as Chair/President of both organizations and received their Distinguished Service Awards. Currently he is adjunct professor of Electrical Engineering Carleton University. Subjects include electrical engineering for mechanical engineers. firstname.lastname@example.org
- Dr. Bernard MacIsaac, PhD, P Eng.(Bernie MacIsaac) CEO , Gas Tops Ltd., a firm which specializes in gas turbine performance and health monitoring , training simulators and condition based maintenance. GasTOPS Ltd. is active in the electrical energy sector, the oil & gas sector and in aerospace. Bernie studied under and has worked with Herb Saravanamuttoo on gas turbine research projects for decades. email@example.com
- Dr. Herb Saravanamuttoo , Ph.D. P. Eng. Fellow ASME, Professor Emeritus, Carleton University, has over 55 years experience with gas turbines with both manufacturers and users. Herb is the main Co-author of the world’s most widely used book on gas turbines. He has given industrial gas turbine courses to firms such as Siemens, Solar, Pratt Whitney etc. He has been (and continues to be) is a key presenter at COGENCanada events since 1992. He is the recipient of the top 2004 ASME Gas Turbine Award. Herb has been elected to the Canadian Academy of Engineering He has extensive experience on both aircraft and industrial gas turbines and was the Founding Chairman of the IAGT Comittee in 1974. On June 24, 2011 Carleton University celebrated the opening of its new H.I.H.S Saravanamuttoo Gas Turbine Laboratory in Ottawa. The new research and education facility is named in honour of Dr. Herb Saravanamuttoo, a former professor and Chair of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and an associate of GasTOPS.
September 11, 2009 it was announced that Dr. H.I.H Saravanamuttoo has received the International Society of Air Breathing Engines (ISABE) S.N.B Murthy International Collaboration Award in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the worldwide education in the field of air-breathing engines (Gas Turbines). The award was presented at the recent ISABE 2009 Conference in Montreal, Canada. Considered to be a leading authority on the development and application of gas turbine engines, he is a co-author of Gas Turbine Theory, a textbook that is widely used by both students and practitioners of gas turbine engineering. firstname.lastname@example.org
- Charles Robb, P. Eng., B Eng, B. Computer Math. CMP, Certified Microsoft Systems Engineer, Vice President of COGENCanada Completion of essentially all of the Certified Management Accountants program COGENCanada Vice President. Charles is a Thermal Analyst and Financial Analyst. He helped Foster Wheeler design Heat Recovery Steam Generators and has extensive experience in computer applications in cogeneration feasibility studies, industrial energy audits and industrial energy management. email@example.com
- Richard Lampron - speaks fluent French & English- Richard has many years of energy systems design and management in oil refining and pulp and paper. He was Energy Engineer for Kruger Inc.Rivieres. and he until recently headed a firm of energy consultants Opti Conseil near Becancour Quebec. He sold the firm but still does consulting with them and teaches at the Uniiersity of Quebec at Trois Riveres. firstname.lastname@example.org
- Jason Stacey B Sc. MBA, Started an energy consulting business in April 1999, specializing in natural gas marketing, supply procurement and delivery, regulatory, research and analysis. Establishing client base on both a project and retainer basis, with work in Ontario, Alberta, Manitoba, B.C., Quebec, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, including electricity deregulation and gas fired generation in Ontario. He is involved in gas supply planning, long term contracting and gas delivery/storage/load balancing. He is involved in regulatory participation in Ontario Energy Board (OEB) Natural Gas Electricity Interface Review (NGEIR) proceeding & commissioning gas procurement for a new gas fired 850 MW combined cycle electric power plant in Brampton, Ontario. Jason has 28 years of experience in the natural gas industry with 23 years in the deregulated natural gas marketplace. He ran a successful regional market office that was set up to take advantage of deregulation opportunities. For 4 years he was Manager, Marketing – Ontario , for TransCanada Gas Services (a division of TransCanada Energy Ltd.) responsible for managing 40 industrial and wholesale accounts representing $48 million in annual sales revenue and the management of the Ontario Regional Office. He studied the Nova Scotia and New Brunswick markets when TransCanada was considering a pipeline to transport Sable Island gas. Jason participated in the Ontario Energy Board’s 10 year review and the Market Design Task Force. He followed the deregulation of the electricity market and the impact on natural gas, working with the TransCanada Power Division. For 8 years Jason was Marketing Manager - Ontario for Northridge Gas Marketing, a firm established to market gas bought directly from gas producers and sold to Industrial and other users in Ontario. He maintained close contact with the Calgary Office. He testified before regulatory agencies and helped develop Northridge to the point where it was sold to TransCanada for a significant sum in 1995. Prior to 1987 he was with Western Gas Marketing, a TransCanada subsidiary where he was promoted to the position of Senior Market Analyst. email@example.com
- Cliff Taylor Cliff Taylor B.A Sc (Chemical Engineering, M.B.A. worked for over 30 years with TransCanada Pipelines marketing pipeline transportation. He helped get natural gas delivered to Eastern Canadian and U.S markets, specifically looked after transportation to several large Ontario cogeneration plants. firstname.lastname@example.org
- Brian Woods B.A.,M.Sc, (geomorphology) L.L.B. Lawyer in private practice. Graduated from both the University of Calgary and University of Alberta in 1978. Following graduation initially worked for three years as an environmentalist with Dome Petroleum. He subsequently joined Perto-Canada for seven years, and then moved to Mobil Oil for 20 years, where he focused on regulatory issues as Director of Regulatory Affairs. Following the merger with Exxon, he was until recently Manger of Regulatory Affairs for Imperial Oil. For years he has been concentrating on regulatory issues including natural gas price regulation and major facility approvals including the Sable Island Gas Project. Based in Calgary, Brian has been involved in major natural gas developments from coast to coast including Alberta, Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, British Columbia Mackenzie Valley Pipeline and the Alaska pipeline.. He has recently been awarded honors by leading Petroleum and Gas Associations. He recently retired from Imperial Oil, articled, and now is in private practice. email@example.com
- Tracy Casavant - (M.E.S.),PEng.Tracy founded Eco-Industrial Solutions. School for Resource and Environmental Studies, dedicated to planning and development of eco-industrial parks and Eco-Business Zones. She has worked on eco-industrial projects across Canada as well as in China, Ecuador, Peru, and Mexico. Tracy managed the development of the strategy to create the 2,000 ha Pearson Eco-Business Zone, North a America’s largest, around the Pearson International Airport and co-managed the development of the TiagaNova Eco Industrial Park in Fort McMurray. Her Professional experience includes identification, evaluation and action this is planning for Eco Business opportunities; and managing the EIP development process from planning through to construction and project marketing Tracy is an active member of the International Society for Industrial Ecology and a founding Director of the North American Eco-Industrial Development Council; she has acted as project advisor and taught a graduate level industrial ecology course. She holds an undergraduate degree in chemical engineering with honours and is one of the few consultants in North America with graduate-level training in industrial ecology, having studies with Ray Cote, an internationally recognized expert on Eco-Industrial Development who assists COGENCanada.
- John Burnett is a Senior S&T Advisor for the Natural Resources Canada , Office of Energy Research and Development (OERD). Prior to joining OERD, John was with NRCan’s CanmetENERGY where he managed the biomass combustion program within the Industrial Innovation Group. John received his B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering from Queen’s University in 1977. Prior to joining NRCan, John held a number of positions in the private sector (CE / ABB) where he was involved in engineering design, research, project management and construction management of energy and environmental projects. firstname.lastname@example.org
- Jim Noordermeer P Eng., – Principal – Gryphon International Engineering Services Inc. Jim has over 30 years of international experience in the design, layout, installation and construction, commissioning, startup, servicing and testing of gas turbine and steam turbine generator power plants, including cogeneration, and combined-cycle plants and associated equipment, at Gryphon, at SNC-W.P. London and Westinghouse Canada – Gas Turbine Division. Jim is a member and past-Chairman of the Industrial Application of Gas Turbines (IAGT) Committee www.iagtcommittee.com).
- Bill Matthews P. Eng., B.ENG., Chem Eng.; Msc Chem. Eng., Chem Engineer/Economist international oil and gas, oil refining, petrochemicals, ethanol etc., speaks English, French, Portuguese and Spanish. He has done Studies of Cogeneration based Eco Industrial Networks in Canada. email@example.com
- Raymond Burelle P Eng - 26 years of experience in the power industry with a main focus on renewable power generation. Currently employed by Metso Power as Regional Sales Manager for Canada, Mr. Burelle, worked during his career, for companies such as Combustion Engineering (now Alstom), Tampella Power (now Metso), Environmental Elements (now Clyde Bergemann) and Austrian Energy & Environment. He has held various roles, including design, R&D, project management, business development and business management. Mr. Burelle has specialized over the years in renewable power from biomass and waste fuels for both industrial and power generation applications. He was involved in several biomass fired boiler projects and was part of the introduction of fluidized bed technology for biomass boilers in Canada. In his current role for Metso Power, Mr. Burelle is involved in biomass power projects, energy from waste projects as well as air pollution control equipment related to combustion systems. Burelle, Raymond firstname.lastname@example.org
- Dr. Terry Rogers Chairman R & D committee Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd. Many years teaching applied thermodynamics including fossil and nuclear cogeneration at Carleton University.
- Dr. Aidan Foss PhD, P.Eng., SMIEEE has over 30 years of professional engineering experience covering power, control, software and simulation. A graduate in mathematics from Cambridge University with a doctorate in turbine control from Imperial College, Aidan specialized in computer control and simulation and was Vice-Chairman of the United Kingdom Simulation Council. Through the National Grid Company (UK), Aidan focused on power applications, including auditing of generator-grid interconnection, generator controls and power quality. As the Principal Engineer of ANF Energy Solutions Inc., Aidan provides technical services for distributed generation, specializing in grid connections, automation and protection for biogas, wind, photovoltaic, small hydro, river turbine, biomass and landfill gas generation systems. Associations: IEEE 1020 Working Group Member: Small Hydro Control, COGEN Canada Board of Advisors, IEEE Ottawa Electrical Power Symposia Founder and Co-chair (2001-2006), OSEA Community Power Fund - Technical Evaluation Committee member.
- Don Murray P Eng 30 years experience in the pertroeum industry including Syncrude, Esso Resources, Canadian turbo, heavy oil upgraders and cogeneration with gasification. Based in Calgary Don recently worked with Joe Zanyk on an Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle Cogeneration (Polygeneration) study involving gasification of coal to generate electricity, steam heat and chemicals. email@example.com
- Bob Dunbar, President, Strategy West Inc., has more than 40 years of Canadian and international energy industry experience including more than 10 years as an energy industry consultant. His consulting focus is on Canadian oil sands industry business and technical issues and training. Bob's expertise and knowledge of the Canadian oil sands industry is widely recognized. He is frequently contacted by the print media for his views on the industry and has been quoted in the New York Times, The Economist, Fortune Magazine, Oilweek Magazine, the Globe and Mail, the National Post, the Calgary Herald and others. He has been interviewed several times on Canadian television and radio including BNN and CBC. Bob has made presentations on Canada's oil sands industry at conferences in Canada, the US, Europe and Asia. In addition to his consulting practice, Bob worked for the Canadian Energy Research Institute (CERI) for two years as Senior Director, Research. While at CERI, he led the completion of several oil sands industry studies including CERI's Oil Sands Supply Outlook, released in March 2004. Bob was employed by Petro-Canada for 12 years in senior management positions related to strategic planning, gas marketing and project development. Prior to joining Petro-Canada, he worked for the Alberta Energy Resources Conservation Board (ERCB, predecessor organization to today's Alberta Energy and Utilities Board) for ten years. He held various senior positions at the ERCB including Manager, Oil Sands Department. Before joining the ERCB, he worked for Shell Canada for four years. Mr. Dunbar has an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the California Institute of Technology and a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alberta. He has completed management programs at the University of Calgary, Queen's University and the Banff Centre, and has completed the Canadian Securities Course. Bob is a registered Professional Engineer in the Province of Alberta.
- Bruce Brown, P. Eng. Following a summer in a paper mill working on energy, Bruce received a Mechanical Engineering degree. He then became an Ontario Hydro Thermal Engineering Trainee and worked in the Head Office Heat Balance Department. He then all operating positions in two major Ontario Hydro coal fired Steam Electric Power Plants and received a First Class Power Engineering Certificate. He then decades as Operating Engineer in Major Ontario Hydro Fossil Thermal Power Plants and managed one of them. He is a Steam Turbine Instructor for COGENCanada (formerly ThermShare) Cogeneration Courses (some 25 to date). He participated in a major Cogeneration based Eco Industrial Network study.
- Dr. Iver Simonsen PhD Chem Eng. Iver worked for many year with PARICAN studying energy use in pulp and paper mills. He also was responsible for an quarterly pulp and paper mill energy survey of quantities of energy (electricity and various fuels both fossil and biomass) used by Canadian pulp and paper mills for the Canadian Pulp and Paper Association and the Forest Products Association of Canada.. He also did Energy Analysis for H A Simons, NRCan (Fed. Govt) and Ecole Polytechnique. He attended a three day ThermoShare Cogeneration, Boiler and Turbine Technology Course.
- George Arcand Eng. George is an Engineering graduate from Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal. Following some years as a project Engineer in pulp and paper mills he became Steam Plant Superintendent in what is now the Gatineau Que. newsprint mill of Bowater. During the sixteen years he Managed The large Gatineau Steam plant he supervised the installation of a modern high pressure biomass boiler. More recently he supervised the installation of a 20 MW extraction back pressure (non condensing) steam turbine generator (cogen system) George is fluently bilingual.
- Peter Elder- Until recently Technical Director, Power Generation projects for Delta Hudson (now part of Jacobs) This leading EPC firm handled many of Canada’s major cogen projects including the recent TransAlta Combined Cycle Cogen system supplying four large chemical -petrochemical complexes with steam and electricity - also insitu oil sand projects etc.
- Bill Hogg is an electrical engineer. Until recently was Superintendent, Power and Utilities Dept. Dow Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta and was responsible for the design, startup, and the operation of the cogeneration plant there. He worked with Joe Zanyk at Dow, Sarnia
- Ivan Harvie B.Sc. (Elec Eng), MBA, P. Eng., worked with New Brunswick Power starting in 1973 on power distribution, transmission and system operations, becoming Director, External Power Marketing. From 1992 to 1997 he was Manager of the Electric Power Branch of the National Energy Board, where he provided advice on international electricity Trade Policy, development of electricity regulations, export authorization, international transmission line certification and electricity policy. Starting in 1998 he was Senior Engineer, Electricity Trade, Transmission and Regulation with NRCan, having major involvement in the 2003 blackout affecting Ontario and the northeast U.S. He is also on the Engineering Committee of the Columbia River Treaty. He is now retired and consults part-time, primarily for NRCan on electricity matters. firstname.lastname@example.org
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