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Technical Speaker Series #3 presented by Burns & McDonnell

February 1, 2022 @ 12:00 pm 1:00 pm MST

“The Evolution of Technology in Power Generation: Renewables”

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Renewable power such as wind, solar farms and battery storage are becoming an increasing part of our electric grid and a common site across the country. How does this technology work and what are the key components that come together to produce clean electricity? Join Burns & McDonnell, an engineering + construction firm, for an insightful presentation about how these systems work, the latest developments, and what we should expect to see in the next generation of renewable energy projects that promise to get us to a NetZero grid.

Guest Speakers:

Katlyn Meggers is an Energy Storage Applications Specialist at Burns & McDonnell with a focus on exploring emerging technologies. Her responsibilities include technology evaluations, feasibility studies, equipment procurement and contract management, economic analysis, cost estimates, project management, and strategic planning related to the development of energy storage projects. She also has experience in performing a wide range of business case evaluations to help utility clients justify and defend investment decisions for asset upgrades and resiliency initiatives.

Cayley Gunn is a Project Manager at Burns & McDonnell responsible for integrating and leading Engineer-Procure-Construct teams for the successful delivery of energy projects. Her diverse background has seen her manage electrical transmission and distribution substation and line projects, electric vehicle charging infrastructure, hydrogen fueling stations, and solar farms. She has managed projects, proposals, studies and estimates for various clients across Canada and supports Canadian clients achieve their decarbonization goals.

Megan Reusser is a Senior Development Engineer at Burns & McDonnell with over a decade of industry experience. She has a diverse background in front-end project development including process engineering, proposal management, and cost estimation. These skills create a unique blend of both technical and commercial expertise that she uses to support EPC projects and proposals to provide clients with technical solutions that optimize process design, reduce energy consumption and CO2 emissions, and decrease overall costs. She specializes in technologies supporting decarbonization projects such as liquefied natural gas (LNG), green hydrogen production, carbon capture, and liquefied air energy storage.