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Gas turbine add-on that delivers grid scale peaking power that is efficient, clean, quick, simple and half the price of any other option.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Industrial/Energy
  • Location West Palm Beach, FL, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded April 2012
  • Employees 2
  • Website

Company Summary

PowerPHASE builds skid mounted gas / diesel fired systems delivering hot air to a Gas Turbine (GT) via a proprietary process with commercially available equipment. We exploit a basic characteristic of all GTs--that they lose air flow and power on hotter days when peaking power is most needed. The system restores lost air and power, by 10 to 20% (50-100MW) on a typical combined or simple cycle unit. All GT owners worldwide are potential customers.


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    Robert (Bob) J Kraft
    President / Chairman

    Bob spent 15 years in gas turbine design at P&W/GE and then founded PSM based in Jupiter, FL in 1998. PSM is the world’s leading alternate source supplier of advanced components for the state-of-the-art F-class fleet of industrial gas turbines for power generation. Under Bob’s leadership, sales grew to more than $100 Million and employment to well over 300 people. The value of the company was verified by its sale in 2007 for over $240 Million.

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    Patrick (Pat) T Conroy
    VP Operations / Board Member

    Pat has 35 years in the power business. He was general manager of Westinghouse's turbine generator service business & VP Power Systems Sales EME&A. Later he was CEO of Genxon Power Systems, a Catalytica Energy Systems-Woodward Governor JV, which commercialized the first catalytic combustion system for gas turbines. During 6 years as PSM SVP for sales & marketing sales grew over 5X. Pat played significant roles in two major liquidity events.

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    Bernays (Buz) T Barclay
    Legal Advisor / Board Member

    Buz is Managing Director, Marathon Capital, LLC, specializing in global energy and infrastructure transactions, especially in the power industries. He is also a partner of the international law firm Rimon, P.C. a former senior banker at Citicorp Global Project Finance, entrepreneur and business adviser, having founded or served as a director of several companies in the clean-tech, distributed energy, energy storage and smart grid space.

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    Thomas (Tom) E Brew
    Business Advisor / Board Member

    Tom is Executive Vice President of AeroEquity Partners, LLC, a private investment firm. Formerly COO and then President of Power Systems Mfg., LLC (PSM); President and CEO of Laclede Steel Company; President and CEO of Kurzweil AI., Inc.; Executive Vice President/Treasurer of Argus Management Corporation. Tom is an Attorney and a Certified Public Accountant.

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    Christopher (Chris) T Hayes
    Patent Attorney/Board Member

    Chris is head of patent and general counsel at Chromalloy. Previously he was General Counsel at Power Systems Mfg., LLC (PSM), responsible for contracts, intellectual property and invention patent protection. Earlier he was an analytical engineer at Pratt & Whitney Aircraft; worked in the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office in Washington, D.C.; and patent attorney at UTC and P&W, where he prepared and prosecuted patent applications.

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    Peter (Pete) S Sobieski
    Technical/board Member

    Pete is President and GM of TRS Services LLC, a privately held industrial gas turbine component repair company. Pete has 23 years power industry experience and for several years was VP of Calpine’s Turbine Maintenance Group, where he was responsible for operation and maintenance of 200 industrial gas turbines in both combined cycle and simple cycle operations. Previously Pete was also a GE field engineer.