Event Details

March Lunch Meeting

March 16, 2017, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM MT
Indian Tree Golf Course
7055 Wadsworth Blvd
Arvada, CO 80004

Speaker Bio - Alison Mason,Director of Partnerships, Spirae, LLC

In her role as Director of Partnerships, Ms. Mason works with utilities and complementary technology providers to integrate solutions that extract value from energy resources connected to the distribution grid using Spirae’s Wave® control software platform.  Prior to joining Spirae, Alison worked on the Commercialization Team at SkyFuel, Inc., a manufacturer of parabolic trough concentrating solar power collectors. There she did extensive modeling of the performance and economics of solar power systems. From 2002 to 2008, Alison founded and operated a solar consulting and design business (SunJuice Solar) and deployed many small scale solar energy systems. Alison earned her Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering at Colorado State University, with a focus on solar thermal engineering.Alison is a Fellow of the American Solar Energy Society and received the first Women in Solar Energy award in 2004. She has presented and published numerous papers on various solar energy technologies. Alison completed a Master’s in Mechanical Engineering, with a thesis on stratification in solar thermal energy, from Colorado State University. She received a Bachelor’s of Science in Materials Science from Rice University.

Need a vegetarian entree or have dietary restrictions? Please email Steve Kutska at Stephen.p.kutska@xcelenergy.com