Doug Staker

Track B: Decarbonization of the Urban Environment
Wed/PM 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
SVP of Customer Operations at CarbonQuest
United States
Building Carbon Capture System

CarbonQuest has developed a Building Carbon Capture system that extracts Carbon Dioxide from the flue gas from boiler and Combined Heat and Power (CHP) systems exhaust gas. Buildings are responsible for 70% of the GHG emissions in New York City. CarbonQuest is focused on helping building owners decarbonize in preparations for stiff penalties for buildings that exceed their allowed limit under Local Law 97, which goes into effect in 2024. This pioneering project will be described in a system and operations overview.

Doug Staker is an energy professional that has worked globally for 35 years. He has been a pioneer in the world of smart grid technologies with a focus on smart metering and intelligent energy storage. He is currently Senior Vice President of Customer Operations at CarbonQuest and is focused on technology that can increase decarbonization now. Prior to joining CarbonQuest, Stake was Vice President of Utility Business Development for Enel X, a global power company. Enel X acquired Demand Energy, in 2017, where Stake was a cofounder and a specialist in distributed energy storage systems. Prior to Demand Energy, Stake was a Vice President in various roles at Itron, a global leader in smart metering.

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