Renewable Energy Engineer
New Hampshire Electrical Cooperative
Gary joined NH Electric Cooperative as a Renewable Energy Engineer in 2012. While at NHEC Gary constructed an 18.6 KW DC and 40 KW DC photovoltaic solar array at NHEC District Offices, managed a pilot project that installed six electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at hospitality member locations and completed construction of a 2.59 MW DC / 2.0 MW AC solar array for NHEC the largest to date in NH. In 2017 he was part of the team to tranform the EV charger program from a pilot to a regular program, developing a pilot EV purchase incentive pilot program and a pilot program to install residential battery storage in a few employee/member homes to understand the pro's and con's of these installations and how these units can be utilized in a demand response program. Gary is currently part of the team working on an expanded residential behind the meter battery program and evaluating a utility scale battery installation. Prior to working at NHEC Gary worked for 36 years at an investor owned utility in many engineering and management positions. Gary has 18.4 KW of solar PV installed at his home, three Tesla Powerwalls, a solar hot water system, a heat pump water heater and eight mini-split heat pumps for heating and cooling the home. Gary is the past Chairman of the NRECA Renewable Energy and Distributed Generation Management Advisory Group that represents the interests of approximately 900 electric cooperatives across the US. Gary is a registered PE, NABCEP Certified with a BS in Engineering and an MBA in Management.
Tuesday, September 24
1:00 PM – 2:20 PM