Wind 101 Part II
Includes a Live Event on 07/15/2020 at 1:00 PM (EDT)
Join Part II of this series to learn the fundamentals of:
Wind Resource Assessment
Wildlife Issues & Siting and Permitting Considerations
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Dr. Chris Ziesler (Moderator)
Global Director, Energy Services, UL LLC
Dr. Chris Ziesler has worked in the renewable power sector for over twenty years. As Vice President of Consulting Services, he provides strategic direction to AWS Truepower’s wind and solar energy consultancy, including services to support energy assessment, development and performance services. Prior to this, he oversaw the company’s technical advisory services for the Due Diligence Group. Before joining AWS Truepower Dr. Ziesler held senior-level positions for wind/renewable energy developers and operators: Powergen Renewables, Shell WindEnergy, and Wind Capital Group. His extensive experience includes management of technical due diligence programs for several wind projects valued over several hundred million dollars, management of commercial operations for hundreds of megawatts of wind assets, management of wind resource and energy assessment programs, the creation of due diligence reports used for financing by large developers, and offshore wind energy analysis. Dr. Ziesler is frequently called upon to speak as an industry expert. He was program co-chair of the AWEA Resource Assessment Workshops in Seattle, WA (2011) and Pittsburgh, PA (2012). He also chaired the wind finance session (2013) in Las Vegas, NV. Dr. Ziesler holds a Bachelor’s in Physics from Oxford University and a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Aston University.
Director of Environmental and Permitting Service, DNV GL
Flexible and enthusiastic team player with a passion for innovation and sustainability that shows in a record of successful business initiatives. Strong ability to see market needs and business opportunities that leverage a company’s core competencies in new and creative ways. An entrepreneur and innate collaborator with experience in all aspects of business processes, both in the U.S. and abroad.