Solar Dynamics Team

Our team has experience dating back to the first CSP projects in the U.S. 30 years ago, and includes experience with development, installation, and testing of advanced solar collectors and CSP plant designs at Abengoa, the world leader in CSP deployment.

Leadership
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Henry (Hank) Price, P.E.

Managing Director

Mr. Price is a word-recognized CSP technology expert.  Spanning more than thirty years, his career encompasses serval high profile appointments including Chief Technical Officer at Abengoa Solar, manager of the U.S. Department of Energy's CSP R&D activities at NREL, and Performance Engineer for the SEGS plants at Luz International.  Most recently, Mr. Price managed Abengoa Solar's US engineering and R&D activities, which included the engineering development and construction of two of the world's largest CSP plants, Solana and Mojave, with 560MWe (gross) combined capacity.  Mr. Price has authored more than twenty major reports and publications related to CSP technology.

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Patrick Marcotte

Associate Director

Patrick is the associate director of Solar Dynamics, focusing on technology development.  Patrick has considerable parabolic trough and heliostat development and installation experience, accumulated over 16 years working in technical lead roles at Solar Dynamics, Abengoa Solar, and IST Corp; where he has led and contributed to the development of several state-of-art solar collectors, innovative construction methods, and patents.   

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Maria Delgaod, CPA

CFO and administration

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Bruce Kelly, P.E.

Senior Process Engineer

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40+ years in power and process engineering. Expert in molten-salt tower technology, thermal energy storage, CSP power cycles.

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Tim Wendelin

Senior Scientist

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35 years at NREL working on collector optics, modeling and testing.

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Nathan Stegall

Senior Design Engineer

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Parabolic trough collector, heliostats, and machine design.

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Kyle Kattke, P.E.

Senior Analyst & Project Manager

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Solar and power cycle systems analysis, heliostat design.

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Rick Sommers

Controls + Mechanical Engineer

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Industrial process, collector, and heliostat controls.  Mechanical design and testing.

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Ryan Shininger, P.E.

Senior Mechanical Engineer

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Project engineering and project management.

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Luca Imponenti, PhD

Research Engineer

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Mechanical and thermal sciences. Dissertation on Perovskite thermo/chemical storage.

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Keith Boyle

Software Engineer

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Machine learning, artificial intelligence, big data analysis, batteries, reflective films.

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Keith Gawlik, Phd, P.E.

Senior Mechanical Engineer

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25+ years in thermal systems design, analysis, testing.

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Marvin Neel, P.E.

Principle Engineer

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Solana project engineer for Abengoa Solar. Extensive experience with conventional and renewable power plant design, construction, commissioning, and O&M.

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