Eugene Wilkie - Eugene Wilkie has been active in developing alternative and renewable energy markets throughout the United States, Central America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Africa since the 1980’s. He has been the owner and operator of various successful renewable energy-related business ventures, which has earned him a highly-respected name in the renewable energy industry. Emphasis has always been on the development, design, installation, testing and start-up of solar, hydro, geothermal and wind-driven power generation systems as a systems configuration specialist, manufacturer’s representative, agent, distributor, and installer. As a systems integrator for commercial and utility renewable energy systems, Mr. Wilkie assumes many different responsibilities. Best described as Chief Executive “Liaison,” he coordinates all aspects of utility interactive systems from feasibility and system sizing to installing and authorization to operate electrical equipment in parallel with established utility providers. For these, and off-grid “direct” powered systems, Mr. Wilkie relies on many years of technical sales for renewable energy systems and system integration experience in the renewable energy industry. He began his career with small wind turbine and solar systems for off-grid battery charging. In the past twenty-plus years, Mr. Wilkie has grown right along with the environmental movement, and the fast-advancing renewable energy industry, and is known for his innovative approach to system configurations and creative solutions to seemingly difficult problems. Specialties: Renewable Energy Consultant, Renewable Business Owner, Renewable Energy Author (see articles written by Mr. Wilkie http://nowsolarwa.blogspot.com/)
Ron W. - Ron retired from the Navy involved in electronics engineering. Ron is the inventor and brilliant mind behind our revolutionary hydrogen producer. He has worked for General Dynamics and several other companies in the capacity of consultant in engineering and troubleshooting. Ron is a serial inventor and brings many years of experience to the team. We do not list his full last name as he is still involved with military consulting so it is important for him to maintain his anonymity to allow him to retain his military clearance and continue to serve our country.
Stuart Smits - Since 2009, Mr. Smits has been actively engaged as CEO for several solar project development companies. Mr. Smits has been involved in all stages of solar project development throughout the Southwest, California and, for the past three years in Mexico. Blending creative legal, financial and deal structures, He also brings a total solutions approach and co-venture with other developers, municipalities, and large landowners. Prior career included several decades of distinguished accomplishments as a trial lawyer, handling complex cases involving managing the efforts and work product of subordinates, outside counsel and hundreds of experts.
CEO New Energy Ventures, LLC
CEO Citizen Green Energy
CEO & General Counsel Stuart L. Smits & Associates
Managing Litigation Partner/Trainer - Robertson
Managing Director of Litigation - Hammett
Senior Associate - DeMassa & Hennessey
Lisa Jensen - Lisa has been involved with numerous successful startups and brings a holistic view point of what it takes to accomplish bringing a business forward from inception to market entrance. Her experience and investments bring key elements to the companies ability to be successful. Over her career she has demonstrated a passion for environmental and renewable energy investments and action. She is not only involved in the business of renewables but practices sustainability in her own personal life.
There are many others that have been instrumental in the progression of the company and many thanks go out to them (you know who you are). We are eternally grateful. We envision that this list will continue to grow as it is very much understood that it takes a village to be successful!
Native American Prophecy and what we believe: "We cannot simply think of our survival; each new generation is responsible to ensure the survival of the seventh generation. The prophecy given to us, tells us that what we do today will affect the seventh generation and because of this we must bear in mind our responsibility to them today and always."