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Bryan J Eskra, PE

Executive Consultant

Mr. Eskra has more than 45 years of engineering management experience in the areas of power plant environmental controls (air and water), power plant design and power plant equipment design, as well as the performance of and direction of economic studies, regulatory reporting, equipment operational...
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experience

Project Development Consultant  
Juhl Energy Development, Inc., January 2018 to Present, Brookfirld, Wisconsin United States
(Energy & Economics)
Provides both technical and economic consultation on Combined Heat Power projects under development by Juhl Energy Development, Inc. (JEDI)

Vice President - Power  
Power Engineers Collaborative, LLC (PEC), January 2003 to December 2017, Brookfield, Wisconsin United States
(Energy)
Co-founder of PEC. Retired from full time at PEC, May 1, 2017. Part-time Exec. Consultant PEC serves Electric Utilities, IPP's, Self-generators and Developers, both domestic and international.

Vice President  
MWH Global, May 1999 to December 2002

Overall direction of the Milwaukee Fossil Power Business unit office with particular attention to project direction and mechancial engineering activities. The office had 216 employees prior to the Enron debacle and the IPP pull back.

Sr. Partner / Vice President  
Harza Engineering Company / MWH, January 1999 to January 2002

Sr. Partner responsible for Power Plant Design, primarily Simple and combined cycle plant facilities

Manager of Plant Mechanical and Civil Engineering  
Siemens Power Corporation, March 1994 to May 1999

Directed mechanical and civil engineering for the turnkey projects of Siemens Power Corporation. This work included the design and installation of both simple cycle and combined cycle power plants for Siemens Power customers. Nearly 3000 MW of capacity was installed, commissioned and put into service during this period.

Sr. Project Engineer - Major Projects  
Wisconsin Electric Power Company, June 1970 to March 1994

As Sr. Project Engineer managed a group of 13 professionals for the execution of major capital projects at the Oak Creek power plant including major air pollution control systems, DCS upgrades, power distribution upgrades while assigned in the Engineering & Construction Department. Additionally was awarded 2 EPRI Innovators awards during the period 1987-1992 for work toward the development of a large scale CFB facilit y. While in the operating department managed the central technical services group that addressed boilers ,turbines, AQCS and water systems and problems. Earlier assignments included plant results and maintenance engineering functions

education

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee  
BS, Engineering- Energy Conversion, Jan, 1966 to Jan, 1970


Certifications

  • Professional Engineer
    WI (14096)
    July 2014  - June 2016

publications

Picking the Right Technology in an RPS Market     
Published by (GAS POWER)
Authors: Bryan Eskra, Horacio Larios, P.E., Steve Coons, George Shibayama.  Published July 02, 2013

A case study for the Southern California RPS market

Operating Process Considerations in IBMACT Compliance     
Published by (Energy - Tech Magazine)
Authors: Bryan J Eskra, John S Coons, Neil B Childress.  Published November 01, 2015

This article discusses the impacts of variances in solid fuels and operating conditions upon the performance and selection IBMACT compliance equipment