WRISE Arizona Chapter

Great catching up with these incredible women in Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy!

Happy to be a part of a group of women focused professionals!

#womenatfastgrid #fastgridfemales #womeninrenewables

More and more amazing things out of the FastGrid Team!

One of our own, Mirza Ali, has recently passed the NABCEP PV Associate exam and is now certified as a NABCEP PV Associate! This is a great accomplishment and we are incredibly excited to have him on our team!

Let's shout out a congratulations to Mirza Ali!

Please join us in welcoming Leah Glaser, EI to the FastGrid Team! Leah will join us today as an Electrical Designer in Gilbert.

Leah was recently at a design firm leading and designing utility-scale solar PV projects. Before that, she was doing work on distribution engineering projects. She completed her B.S.E. in Electrical Engineering in 2018 from Florida Polytechnic University.

We’re excited to see Leah apply this knowledge to help grow our team.

Welcome to the FastGrid Team!

One of FastGrid's very own will be presenting today at the EUCI Utility-Scale Solar Power Plant Fundamentals: Design Optimization, Planning, Procurement, and Development conference!

Torrey Graf will be presenting on Solar Building Blocks. Torrey is a licensed Professional Engineer with 11 plus years of solar engineering experience in the electric utility industry ranging from renewables to traditional power generation.

Definitely a good source on solar building blocks! #engineering #solar

The AZ Office is welcoming our Kansas office newbies Cordell Collins and Jonathon E. as well as our remote peeps Nwene Ogwu, PE and Zakari yaou oumarou! Cheers from FastGrid! #happyhour

FastGrid is excited to welcome Cordell Collins to our Team!

Cordell has over three years' experience in electrical design and comes from the building world; he also graduated from Kansas State University, has passed his FE exam and holds a B.S. in Architectural Engineering. Cordell is also a huge soccer fan, go Sporting KC!

Welcome to the FastGrid Team!

FastGrid is excited to announce that Torrey Graf, P.E. has joined the team as Vice President of Engineering! Torrey brings with him a wealth of electrical engineering knowledge across traditional power and utility scale solar generation as well as deep experience in large scale energy storage gained from 12 years of experience. In addition to building and leading multidisciplinary teams, he has served as engineering and project manager on over 4GW of solar and 2GW of energy storage projects across the United States.

His accomplishments over that time include detailed design, energy production modeling, feasibility studies, testing and installation oversight, and serving as a commissioning and performance field engineer. Passionate about teaching and training new engineers, he is also considered a thought leader in the industry, is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and is regularly requested to share his expertise at trade conferences. Torrey holds a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering from Arizona State University and is a licensed Professional Engineer.

Torrey will lead our engineering efforts company-wide as we continue to build and strengthen FastGrid, a leader in the renewables industry for electrical engineering, while maintaining our position as a trusted partner to our valued clients.

Welcome to the best team in the space Torrey!

#fastfrid #solar #energystorage #team

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It is with great pleasure that we announce Nwene Ogwu, P.E. has joined the FastGrid team as a Sr. Electrical Engineer. Nwene is a technical expert in all aspects of detailed design, electrical studies, and code requirements, has very deep experience in utility scale renewable projects across the United States and has spent valuable time across her career in the field providing on site electrical engineering guidance and expertise. She joins us with 15 years of Electrical Engineering experience and most recently ran her own consulting company providing Electrical Engineering, Detailed Design, Independent Engineer Services, as well as Owner's Engineer Services to the utility scale and energy storage space for the previous two years. Prior to that, she was a Lead Electrical Engineer with Strata, and has also held positions as an Electrical Engineer with Amec Foster Wheeler, First Solar, and SunDurance Energy.

Nwene holds a Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University, and earned her Bachelor’s degree In Electrical Engineering from Tennessee State University. She is a licensed Professional Engineer and holds current registrations in multiple states.

Welcome Nwene!

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Happy Holidays!

Our offices will be closed Friday December 24th through Friday December 31st.

The FastGrid family, wishes you all a wonderful holiday and a happy New Year!

Please Welcome our Newest FastGrid Member, Chris L.

Chris will be joining our team as VP of Operations! He is a renewable energy professional with over 18 years of engineering and design experience!

We look forward to having Chris join the FastGrid team! #team #design #renewableenergy.

FastGrid salutes all of our Veterans. We shall never forget. #veterans

With a number of projects coming in the door, the FastGrid team likes to #workhardplayhard ! See some awesome pics of the team having a blast at our last Happy Hour!

Also joining us, was two members of our Overland Park Branch!

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Hats off to the Hunt Team and all of our partners! #fastgrid #energystorage #ercot

In Celebration, we salute all of our amazing Women in Engineering FastGrid team members! You are Valued, You are Appreciated, and You are Awesome!

Eric Curry FastGrid's Managing Principal and President was recently interviewed by Leyline Renewable Capital. Here's the article!

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It has been a great pleasure to partner with the Hunt Energy Network Team over the past several years to bring this vision to reality! Thank you to the entire HEN team for your trust and collaboration. Onward and Upward!

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Huge milestone for the FastGrid organization. We have officially opened our second office in Overland Park, Kansas! Congratulations to Eric Loos and Brady Burgason on their official move in day.

FastGrid is excited to expand our capabilities and national reach to continue to support our clients.

Thanks so much to our clients and our awesome team for a great 2020! It’s been an amazing year at FastGrid and looking forward to making 2021 even better.

Great start to the holidays! We added two new team members to the FastGrid family this past couple of weeks. Great to have Josh Kinney and Jordan Masayesva join us here in the PHX office. Josh will be our second addition to the Transmission and Planning group and Jordan is our new performance engineer. Great team members and looking forward to another awesome year in renewables!

We hope everyone is having a great start to their Fourth of July Weekend. To add to our celebrations, we wanted to welcome Brady Burgason to the FastGrid Kansas City team!

Our Team

Welcome to the FastGrid, Curt DuRocher! Curt is the newest member to join our Phoenix Team as an Electrical Designer.

Our Team

FastGrid’s steadfast commitment to provide industry leading engineering services to our clients and partners continues with the addition of Interconnection & Siting support and expertise. 29-year veteran Mike Powell has joined our team to lead this new group which will complement our existing best-in-class development engineering capabilities. With this expansion, FastGrid can provide truly end-to-end project engineering services for renewable and energy storage projects from pre-development interconnection analysis and development support through detailed design, construction and commissioning. We welcome the opportunity to serve as your engineering partner, please reach us at info@fastgrid.com for more information.

#energystorage #renewableenergy #cleanenergyfuture

Our Services

We are equally pleased to announce that Mike Powell has joined our team as Director of Interconnection and Siting and will lead this new group. Mike’s addition to the FastGrid team will provide our clients and partners with true end to end services from conception to operations for renewable and energy storage project development.

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FastGrid is working to support our clients during this tough time. Renewables appear to still look attractive as an investment opportunity. We are working hard to make sure quality projects make it thru construction.

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To Our Valued Clients and Industry Partners,

In response to the growing concerns over the Novel Coronovirus (COVID-19) impacting the US, FastGrid, as your trusted industry partner, is taking all necessary precautions to limit impacts to our employees, clients, and partners.

First, FastGrid is, and will continue to be, working diligently on all current projects and engagements, and intends to maintain applicable milestone and deliverable schedules.

Second, FastGrid is, and will continue to be, available to engage on new projects to support our current clients, as well as new clients in the industry.

Third, FastGrid has developed and will execute, as needed, contingency plans to ensure ongoing operational effectiveness. This includes our existing ability for all FastGrid team members to continue work from home.

As a leader in the electrical engineering space of the renewable and energy storage industry, we pride ourselves on our flexibility and nimbleness to provide exceptional service. We want to reassure all our clients and partners that you and your projects remain our priority.

Sincerely,

The FastGrid Team

Looking forward to InterSolar next week!

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FastGrid will be again be attending this great GTM Conference. Please let us know if you are as well, we welcome the chance to share our insight on the industry with you.

#fastgrid #energystorage #solar #sustainable

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Great to partner with ENGIE on this 225MW PV project and helping bring more renewable power to Texas. We look forward to continuing to support the great team at ENGIE.

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Great to see our work helping businesses in TX!

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Thanks to our incredible team and loyal clients, FastGrid continues to grow. We are looking to expand our team in the Houston area and are seeking a development engineer to join us. Feel free to reach me directly if you are interested, or know anyone that might be!

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Hard to believe SPI is only two short weeks away. We are looking forward to seeing all of our industry partners and colleagues. If you are engaged in the solar or energy storage space, we'd welcome the chance to meet.

#energystorage #solar #spi

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FastGrid is looking forward to attending the Texas Renewable Energy Conference next week in Austin. With the exponential growth of solar and storage in Texas, no doubt the discussions will be very interesting.

If you are planning on attending also, we would welcome the chance to meet and learn more about what you are doing in the space.

#renewable #solar #energystorage

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FastGrid will be attending the ESA conference in Phoenix next week. Looking forward to seeing everyone!

We are excited to help Strata Solar and Avista with the largest PV solar project in the state of Washington!

FastGrid will be attending SPI next week in Anaheim. See everyone there!.