Geothermal Energy Utilization

Associated with Oil & Gas Development


June 12 13, 2007

           Southern Methodist University

Dallas, Texas



Roger Hill is a Principal Member of the Technical Staff at Sandia National Lab in Albuquerque, New Mexico and works in the GeoPowering the West Program of the Department of Energy (DOE).  

He leads Sandia efforts to assess wind turbine reliability and has past experience in the Wind Powering America effort. 

His background includes a decade working in the Sandia Photovoltaic Design Assistance Center where applied photovoltaic projects were promoted with considerations of institutional, economic, and policy constraints.  A significant element of his renewables work has been focused on Native American energy projects. 

Mr. Hill has a BSEE (Power Option) from Kansas State University and has worked for the Kansas Power and Light Co. in the design and construction of power substations.  At Westinghouse Hanford, he worked on both fusion and fission projects. 

At Sandia, he has been active in projects ranging from facility engineering to nuclear waste storage to renewable energy.



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