The Speaker for the October 21, 2020 (4-5 PM) meeting will present and address the
“Pros & Cons of Cogeneration”
Increased Fuel Volatility
Increased Operational Complexity
Additional regulatory issues
PJM Interconnect may be needed
Increased Staff may be needed
Additional environmental permitting, monitoring, and reporting
Joe Harrell, PE, CEM is the Associate Vice President of Facilities at the University of Cincinnati, and his team of 500 dedicated professionals are responsible for all building services for 124 uptown buildings and 3 branch campuses totaling more than 13 million square feet. The services they provide include maintenance and repairs, housekeeping, grounds, transportation, central receiving, moving services, mail delivery, utilities, and our in house construction group. Joe also enjoys working with students, faculty, and other staff members to make UC’s campus more energy efficient. Prior to joining UC, he worked for a utility company and several ESCO’s where he worked with many large industrial and commercial energy users to design, finance, and implement large-scale energy conservation projects.
Joe is on many committees including the Board of the UC Early Learning Center, Co-chair of Tobacco Free UC, President’s Advisory Committee on Environment and Sustainability, and is a UC Be Well Ambassador.
Joe has a BS in Electrical Engineering from Rose Hulman Institute of Technology and is a licensed Professional Engineer and a Certified Energy Manager. He is the Vice President of the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) and conducts training around the country for the AEE’s Certified Energy Managers program.
Association of Energy Engineers (AEE), South Eastern Virginia Chapter (AEE-SEVA)
Virtual Chapter Meeting
October 21, 2020 (4:00-5:00)