New energy technologies are key to a clean power future. SMI has a proven track record of success supporting development and deployment of innovative energy generation, storage and related technologies for renewable power and buildings, manufacturing and sustainable transportation applications. We create and shape future funding opportunities for our clients to foster research, testing, validation and demonstration activities.
SMI’s specialized marketing and lobbying services focus on engaging federal agency and national lab program and technical staff along with utilizing Congressional leadership to support these interactions and explore potential legislative actions as needed. We also work to identify and promote teaming arrangements of interest, foster business to business partnerships to secure technology deployment and sales, and assist in development of responsive applications to competitive solicitations and negotiation of award contracts.
The unique SMI energy team is comprised of former U.S. Department of Energy and Defense program managers, senior Congressional staff, and experienced lobbyists with decades of expertise. Our team’s skills include federal and state government marketing, commercial partnership development, project financing, appropriations and policy lobbying, regulatory analysis, contract negotiations and communications skills related to the commercialization of new innovative energy technologies.
15 years of experience in the energy and transportation policy and appropriations
20+ years of DOE renewable energy experience
30 years of experience in the power and energy market
New energy technology commercialization, securing funding sources, project development strategy, and environmental compliance.
Marine and Hydrokinetic Technology Manager for Water Power Program at DoE
demonstrated over 25 years of innovation and technical leadership managing diverse teams in extreme-environment system designs
Chief of the Power Division at the U.S. Army's CERDEC
Global Director of New Business for advanced technologies at Dow Corning Corporation
Chief of Staff for the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
Former CEO of a ocean wave energy technology firm operating internationally
Former Naval Aviator and member of the Chief of Naval Operations Staff
Vice Chairman, National Materials and Manufacturing Board at NAS