Mr. Hurd is E3's Chief Executive Officer and one of E3's founders. He was previously E3's President and CEO for a period of ten years. As E3's CEO, Mr. Hurd formulates and executes the firm's long-term strategic objectives and maintains a management culture that provides appropriate governance and execution. He remains actively involved in taking on a variety of project assignments.
Since 1980, Mr. Hurd's engineering and business experience have been focused on energy production systems. He has managed and conducted a broad range of technical advisory services for electric utilities, municipalities, independent power producers, and lending institutions on existing and green-field projects in the United States and abroad. His work spans the energy sector from renewable energy to central generating stations. His technology expertise is in solar and biomass technologies, combustion turbines, geothermal energy, reciprocating engines, fluid bed combustion systems, and conventional solid fuel boilers. Accomplished at building high performing business teams, he has a successful track record of envisioning, contracting, designing, and executing professional services for complex energy projects. Mr. Hurd has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the Metropolitan State University of Colorado.