Kirk has over twenty years of experience in combined heat and power project engineering, applications, and program management, and project and construction management utilizing aero-derivative turbines and fuel cells. Kirk coordinates all aspects of project and construction management from the execution of the Energy Services Agreement to commercial operation, including site engineering, permitting, utility agreements, construction, installation, and commissioning. Some of his accomplishments include:
- Responsible for 16 executed projects totaling over 52MW’s and revenues in excess of $400M in the past 5 years.
- Personally responsible for all phases of project execution on North America’s largest fuel cell power plant (nominally 15MW and more than $100M).
- Managed over 50 combined cycle power plant installations over the past 17 years.
Prior to his current position, Kirk held roles of increasing responsibility at FuelCell Energy, GE Aero Energy Products, and NASA – JSC.