Granite Peak Energy has fully vetted the concept of low carbon energy creating hydrogen and then combining CO2 or nitrogen to make "clean fuels." - sustainable aviation fuel, methanol for railroad and maritime shipping, and ammonia for fertilizer or fuel.
We have detailed financials vetted by the worlds leading bankable industrial systems, necessary to produce the off take X products.
Granite Peak Energy (GPE) can offer a range of services to identify, analyze or develop energy projects -- including wind, solar, hydrogen, ammonia for fuel or fertilizer, as well as synfuels including methanol and sustainable aviation fuel.
Large organizations can use GPE as a supplemental resource for their staff or clients can out-source this complex process to us.
We can be the point of the spear to plan and execute your renewable power or Power to X goals.
We have the expertise, persistence, contacts, relationships, and diligence to plan and execute a Power to X project that will return acceptable IRR returns to investors and capture all available project development incentives, including Inflation Reduction Act criteria.
Projects might be conceptually feasible but not bankable. Meaning financing will not follow. GPE will analyze the fundamental economics of potential projects in their earliest stage, but that is only part of the development process.
Technical Power to X systems from providers that will provide bankable performance guarantees lead to off take agreements that are also bankable -- meaning project financing sees all elements to have credit worthiness.
Development of energy assets requires experience and judgment to identify and screen the wide range of elements necessary for a successful project.
Throughout a project’s development, GPE can manage siting, permitting, utility tariffs, regulations, local community relations, etc. as well as help select and interface with engineering, procurement and construction expertise.
GPE is activily looking for off takers of hydrogen based fuels. Give us a call !
Ron's experience includes involvement in roughly $3 Billion in utility and renewable energy projects.
Ron has an MBA and is a licensed professional engineer in 3 states. Ron is founder and CEO of Energy Engineering, Inc. and began consulting independently in 2012 after a 35-year career with Basin Electric Power Cooperative, one of the largest electric generation and transmission cooperatives in the U.S. with a service territory including 9 states. Ron and Mark launched their energy related project develoment efforts shortly after Ron retired from Basin.
Ron’s career responsibilities include power plant engineering and construction, project management, distributed energy, and key account marketing. As Manager of Alternative Technologies at Basin, and as VP of Basin’s wind subsidiaries Ron managed the siting, development, and commissioning of $600 million of Basin-owned wind generation, as well as development of 9 heat recovery generation projects; along with negotiation of other wind power purchase agreements. Ron also developed, implemented, and managed Basin Electric's renewable energy credit marketing program.
Ron also served 2 years as Executive Director for the South Dakota Wind Energy Association and has provided consulting services for a number of projects involving wind, solar, battery storage and biomass in locations ranging from New York to the Philippines. He also served as Site Manager and Owner’s Representative on two hydro-related projects in Alaska.
Ron’s comprehensive grasp of industry issues covers alternative energy, carbon, power supply costs, deregulation and legislative policy.
Mark has conceived and shepherded a number of private and public endeavors from start-up to multi-million-dollar balance sheets and income streams.
Mark started his first business at age twenty and for 40 years has been active in economic, corporate, and organizational development. Mark’s experience includes working with the Department of Defense, energy sector, corporate development and finance, agriculture, real estate project development, project visioning and planning resulting in pragmatic implementation of projects into real world results.
Developing and then implementation of the vision is something Mark has focused on throughout his career. “It’s fine to have vision, but who gets up on the mountain -- like Mt. Rushmore, a 'Granite Peak' -- every day and carves the vision? You have to match talent with tenacity in order for vision to become reality.”
Mark has held Series 7, 63, 65, and 3 securities licenses and has a passion for corporate finance. Mark recently completed the development of CFO role for a large row crop and cattle operation.
Mark has extensive experience in public and government relationships (at the federal, state and local level). Mark helped conceive, develop the legislation, and serve as the first Executive Director of the South Dakota Ellsworth Development Authority -- which recently received the prestigious Association of Defense Communities Outstanding Community of the Year Award.