Mark Warner (WarnerAdvisorsLLC .com): New Planet Energy has hired Mark as project manager to build the Stony Point, NY plant. Mark has more than a decade of senior engineering and executive operational leadership experience within the advanced bio-economy. He has worked for four different companies that have held the number one spot on the Biofuels Digest Top 50 Hottest Companies. Mark has unique expertise, beginning at the bench level, progressing through pilot and demonstration stages, culminating in the construction, startup and operation of commercial facilities. He has the exceptional ability to actively engineer and manage, proving successful in nearly half a billion dollars of commercialization projects.
Harris Group: Harris Group is a recognized leader in the next generation of biofuels technologies. It was selected by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE )to provide independent oversight on some of America’s first biorefineries. Harris continues to work closely with the DOE. New Planet has hired Harris Group as its owner engineer on the plant. Harris has over 200 highly experienced engineers, designers, project managers, and technical support personnel.
Golder Associates: Golder is handling the NPE’s permitting process for the Stony Point, NY plant. Recently named as one of the TOP 10 firms in its field worldwide, Golder provides consulting, design, and construction services in earth, environment, and related areas of energy through technical excellence and innovative solutions. Golder has been working closely with NPE since the inception of its first project in Vero Beach, Florida.
Craig Evans (Renewable Energy Consulting Services): Craig is a highly regarded specialist in securing grants and loan guarantees to help commercialize promising technologies. Craig helped NPE secure its DOE and state grants and USDA loan guarantee on NPE’s initial project in Vero Beach, Florida. He is again working with NPE on the complex DOE loan guarantee process, as well as preparing an economic impact analysis, compiling emission test data, and documenting the benefits of NPE’s sulfur-free renewable diesel fuel (see 20 Benefits).