Michael Newell President & CEO Ener-G-Rotors Inc.
Michael Newell is CEO of Ener-G-Rotors, Inc. an early stage company commercializing products for converting heat into electricity in industrial processes, solar thermal, geothermal, and biomass installations. Michael is an experienced entrepreneur and new venture leader with over 25 years of experience in sales, marketing, strategic planning, and general management for technology based industrial products in new businesses and new markets. Besides Ener-G-Rotors Inc. he has held key leadership positions in U.S. Analytical Instruments, AT&T Capital Corporation, Inficon, Rheodyne, and IDEX Health and Science Technologies, managing sales, marketing, and business development efforts in North America, Europe, China, and Japan.
Mr. Newell received a BS in Chemistry in three years at Union College, Schenectady, NY. Mr. Newell is a member of the Board of Trustees of Union College, the Board of Trustees of Union Graduate College (and past Chair), an Executive Committee Member of the Union College Alumni Council, Schenectady, NY, and a member of the American Chemical Society. He has served as a Technical Entrepreneur in Residence for the New York State Small Business Development Center, a Severino Fellow for the Lally School of Management and Technology at Rensselaer, and as a mentor at the UStart Incubator in Schenectady, NY.
Ener-G-Rotors, Inc. is commercializing patented devices that are a breakthrough in the economic generation of electricity from low temperature heat. Low temperature heat sources can be found in industrial processes, commercial buildings, solar thermal collectors, geothermal sources, biomass boilers, and combustion engines. The company has an exclusive license for a patented technology, called a Trochoidal Gear Engine (TGE™), which is more efficient, cost effective, and durable than existing technologies. The company will soon begin commercialization of the GEN4, a 40-60kW system targeted at the industrial waste heat market. The worldwide market to economically turn this low temperature heat into electricity and achieve greater energy efficiency is estimated at more than $20 billion.