Chuck Strand

Track B: Energy Management 102
Thu/AM 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Director, Government Business Development
FuelCell Energy, Inc
United States
The Basics of Steam - What is it, how does it work, and what can it do?

What is Steam? How was the power of Steam harnessed? What are the basics of a Steam system and potential applications in the field? How has the Steam industry changed over time and what is the future look like?

Mr. Strand has over 30 years experience in the energy industry focusing on building level energy efficiency and power generation systems, He's worked in the ESCO industry serving the Federal market and has led many very successful performance contracting projects, including one of the first "energy resilience" driven projects at Marine Corps Base Twentynine Palms implementing a 7.5 MW CHP, 2.5MW dual tracking integrated solar PV system and new 2,600 ton chilled water/HVAC distribution and delivery system serving the mainside Installation. He also led the ESPC efforts at Naval Base Guam, where the first large scale solar installation in Micronesia was installed. He began his career at the Boeing Company, where one of his many learning experiences included working as a boiler mechanic while in college.

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