Alrick Building, Classroom 10
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 13:00 to 14:00
Presenter: Jared Cherni
Affiliation: Senior Product Manager GE Distributed Power
Titles: Connecting University of Edinburgh IES research with Industry Practitioners: Presentation on GE Renewable Energy and Combined Heat & Power
Overview of General Electric and its portfolio of products and services in the sector of distributed generation and renewable energy including:
- Combined Heat and Power,
- Onshore Wind,
- Very brief overviews of developments in Tidal Turbines, Concentrated Solar Power, Energy Storage and Photovoltaic Solutions,
Insights on industrial sector innovations and opportunities for applied research,
Specific discussion on CHP opportunities as desired
Jared is a University of Edinburgh Sustainable Energy Systems MSc graduate currently employed with General Electric’s Distributed Power Business Unit. At GE he leads the product line for remanufactured engine components, which is part of the suite of lifecycle solutions GE offers for its Jenbacher and Waukesha engines, used in various distributed energy applications.
Prior to his current role he was part of GE’s Junior Officer Leadership program where he did three rotations with different business units over a two year period. These rotations included two with GE’s Onshore Wind business first as a Services Program Manager working on streamlining “big data” to enhance predictive analytics and another as the Project Manager for the delivery and commissioning of a 110MW wind park. His third rotation was with Distributed Power where he was the Services Product Manager for GE’s newest gas engine, the J920.
Prior to GE and the UoE MSc Jared was a commissioned officer in the U.S. Coast Guard where he was responsible for ships and people that accomplished the missions of maintaining U.S. waterways with aids to navigation and icebreaking, enforcement of fisheries regulations, and responding to search and rescue at sea. He earned a bachelor’s of science in naval architecture and marine engineering from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.
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