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Resume for David R. for Consultant / Energy & Utilities in Honolulu, Hawaii

Occupation: Consultant Industry: Energy & Utilities
Country: United States City: Honolulu
State: Hawaii ZIP: 96813

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.  Proposed position:  

.  Name of Firm:  R. & Associates 

.  Name of Staff:  Dr. David R., P.E. 

.  Date of Birth:  January ,   Nationality:  United States  

.  Education:

 Ph.D., Ocean Engineering. University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

 M.S., Mechanical Engineering. University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

 B.S., Environmental Technology and Urban Systems, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, USA

 B.S., Chemistry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA 

.  Membership of Professional Associations:

  • Professional Mechanical Engineer, State of Hawaii, No.
  • Affiliate Grad Faculty, Department of Ocean and Resources Engineering, SOEST, University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • Member, American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air Conditioning Engineers ASHRAE
  • Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers ASME
  • Member, American Solar Energy Society ASES
  • Member, American Wind Energy Association AWEA
  • Member, International Solar Energy Society ISES
  • Member, ISES International Consultants Network ICN
  • Member, Life of the Land Hawaii
  • Member, Sierra Club
  • Member, Union of Concerned Scientists UCS

    .  Other Training:

     U.S. Navy Nuclear Power Plant Prototype, USA

     U.S. Navy Nuclear Power School, USA

     U.S. Navy Officer Candidate School, USA 

    .  Countries of Work Experience:

    USA, French Polynesia, Germany, Sweden 

    . Languages: 

          Speaking Reading Writing

    English good good good

    German poor fair poor 

    . Employment Record:  

    From:     To: Present

    Employer:   R. & Associates

    Positions held:  Owner/Principal Consultant  

    From:     To:

    Company:   Honolulu Seawater Air Conditioning, LLC through R. & Associates

    Positions held:  Associate Development Director/Consultant  

    From:     To:

    Company:   State of Hawaii – Department of Business, Economic Development, and

          Tourism Energy Division

    Positions held:   Alternative Energy Engineer/Alternative Energy Specialist 

    From:     To:

    Company:   Hawaiian Sugar Planters’ Association

    Positions held:  Assistant Mechanical Engineer 

    From:     To:

    Company:   Hawaii Natural Energy Institute HNEI, University of Hawaii at Manoa

    Positions held:  Graduate Research Assistant 

    From:     To:

    Company:   Hawaii Natural Energy Institute HNEI, University of Hawaii at Manoa

    Positions held:  Junior Researcher 

    From:     To:

    Company:   Center for Engineering Research CER, University of Hawaii at Manoa

    Positions held:  Graduate Research Assistant 

    From:     To:

    Company:   Department of Oceanography, University of Hawaii at Manoa

    Positions held:  Graduate Research Assistant 

    From:     To:

    Company:    Associate Quality Assurance Engineer

    Positions held:  Quality Assurance Department, Design Group, Florida Power & Light Company 

    From:     To:

    Company:   Advanced Reactors Division, Westinghouse Electric Corporation

    Positions held:  Project Engineer 

    From:     To:

    Company:   U.S. Navy

    Positions held:  Student/Officer Ensign, Lt. JG 

    . Detailed Tasks Assigned 
    . Work Undertaken that Best Illustrates Capability to Handle the Tasks Assigned
      Name of assignment or project: Independent Market Advisory Services to the Department of Energy DOE in Support of a Loan Guarantee Application from First Wind Holdings LLC

    Year: to Present

    Location: Honolulu and Kahuku, Hawaii, USA

    Client: Subcontractor to Boston Pacific Company, Inc., Washington, DC, USA

    Main project features: Conduct due diligence activities related to a U.S. DOE loan to First Wind Holdings LLC for a $ million MWe wind/ MWe drycell battery and power system Battery Energy Storage System [BESS]

    Positions held: Market Advisory Services Team Member/Consultant

    Activities performed/to be performed:

  • Provide DOE with an assessment of the viability of First Wind’s proposed business plan and Oahu, Hawaii power market economics.
  • Provide DOE with an assessment of First Wind’s business plan, financial model and projections, competitor review, and an assessment of the regulatory and market environment.
  • Verify that the Project’s proforma financial projections, including the underlying assumptions, are feasible and achievable given past, current and future price and cost parameters for power in the Oahu, Hawaii electricity market.
  • Provide a report to DOE that will identify any issues with respect to the market aspects of the Project, evaluate whether or not First Wind’s business model will enable a reasonable prospect for repayment of the proposed loan to the Project, and identify potential risks to the Project and DOE. This report should include the following:
  • Review of First Wind’s Business Plan
  • Review of Financial Projections and Model
  • Industry and Competitor Review
  • Analysis of Legal and Regulatory Environment
  •   Name of assignment or project: Development of a Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Project for the Mary, Star of the Sea Parish Complex MSOS

    Year: to Present

    Location: Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

    Client: Star of the Sea Parish/Roman Catholic Church in the State of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

    Main project features: Development of an up to kWp,e photovoltaic PV system to provide power for tons of air conditioning and other electricity uses at the complex. A solar thermalabsorption air conditioning system may be substituted for a portion of the PVpowered conventional air conditioning system.

    Positions held: Engineering Consultant

    Activities performed/to be performed:

  • Review and evaluate information, regarding the subject Project, provided by a prospective developer, MSOS, and the Roman Catholic Church in the State of Hawaii. Identify, review, and evaluate any additional information required to complete the independent evaluation.
  • Conduct a site visit to the Mary, Star of the Sea Parish Complex. Tour the complex. Collect additional information regarding this facility required to complete the independent evaluation.
  • Prepare and submit a final report to MSOS, with a copy to the Diocese. Respond to any questions and concerns of MSOS, or the Diocese. Incorporate any comments provided into the final report.
  • Help to further develop and refine Project Objectives and a Project Description.
  • Serve as a member of the RFQ and RFP preparation, evaluation, and selection committees to help select the project developer.
  • Provide assistance with contracts, warranties and guarantees.
  • Help to develop the detailed scope of work and the terms of the performance contract for the project developer.
  • Review system design and cost and performance analyses provided by the project developer to ensure completeness and accuracy.
  • Provide project management assistance during all phases of system design, construction, measurement and verification, and system commissioning to observe and monitor the project developer.
  • Provide other services as determined by the facility owner.
  •   Name of assignment or project: Development of a Hydro Power Business Development Plan for Hawaii


    Location: Hawaii, USA

    Client: M.A.M.M.U.T electric GmbH, Munich, Germany

    Main project features: The objective of this study was to assist M.A.M.M.U.T Electric GmbH in the creation of a hydro power business development plan for Hawaii.

    Positions held: Consultant

    Activities performed:

  • Identified all feasible potential hydro power project sites existing dams, runofriver, pumped storage, inline rated at, or above, approximately kW on each island and in each utility service territory.
  • Obtained topographic maps, photographs, and other pertinent information for each feasible potential project site.
  • Conducted a preliminary analysis of available head, available flow minimum, maximum, and temporal variations, design output power, and energy yield for each potential project.
  • Evaluated proximity of the electrical grid, grid capacity, and grid interconnection requirements and costs.
  • Determined land ownership and zoning for each potential hydro site and identified any “exclusion zones” where hydro power plant development may be prohibited.
  • Identified previous attempts to develop any of these potential hydro projects and collected and summarized related information.
  • Identified market and institutional barriers to the commercialization of hydro power in Hawaii.
  • Identified legislative and regulatory issues e.g., local, state, and federal legal restrictions on the development of the hydro site and the use of the water.
  • Identified potential environmental impacts, licensing, and permit requirements.
  • Identified appropriate government agency, political, and environmental group contacts.
  • Identified potential financing mechanisms for hydro power facilities in Hawaii.
  • Identified any available tax credits and other incentives.
  • Provided information on Special Purpose Revenue Bonds.
  •   Name of assignment or project: Downtown Honolulu Seawater Air Conditioning SWAC Project


    Location: Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

    Client: Honolulu Seawater Air Conditioning, LLC HSWAC

    Main project features: Development of a $ million ,ton seawater air conditioning SWAC district cooling system for downtown Honolulu, Hawaii

    Positions held: Associate Development Director/Consultant

    Activities performed:

  • Developed a heat map cooling loads for the downtown Honolulu service area + buildings.
  • Developed a preliminary chilled water distribution system layout.
  • Identified and met with potential customers.
  • Assessed the performance and costs of potential customers’ conventional air conditioning systems.
  • Developed a business plan for HSWAC.
  • Involved in all aspects of the seawater delivery and return system and cooling station design.
  • Provided detailed economic analyses life cycle cost analyses, inputoutput analyses of economic and fiscal impacts.
  • Provided detailed performance analyses relative to conventional cooling.
  • Participated in due diligence processes related to equity financing.
  • Participated in environmental assessment activities including the preparation of Environmental Impact Assessments and permitting federal, State, and county.
  • Met with numerous energy, environmental, and engineering groups and public officials more than to provide information regarding SWAC and to address various concerns.
  • Assisted in determining the bene

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