Rob Gravelsins, Associate: Senior Project Manager, Renewable Energy, P.Eng., Ph.D.
• McGill University B.Eng. (Chem.)
• University of Toronto M.Eng. (Chem.)
• University of Toronto Ph.D. (Chem. Eng.)
Profile: Areas of Expertise:
Rob Gravelsins has proven experience in consulting, engineering, technology development, project management and teaching, including in the solar, hydrogen, energy storage, biomass, and natural gas industries. In addition to consulting, his background includes energy technology development, conceptual and detailed engineering, project leadership and financial management.
At ORTECH, Mr. Gravelsins is providing Independent Engineering (IE) and Due Diligence services for financial institutions investing in solar projects, including solar resource assessment, review of engineering and project documentation, site visits and verification reports, IE certification, and financial modeling. Mr. Gravelsins has provided similar services for a 3MW biomass energy project, and was the Owner’s Engineer and provided financial management services for the development and construction of a 10 MW ground mount solar farm in Southwest Ontario. Mr. Gravelsins also carries out renewable energy technology reviews and feasibility studies, a recent example of which is verification, including testing of novel hydrogen production technology.