MURIETTA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Delta Energy & Communications (Delta), a smart grid energy solution, today announced Thomas S. Drolet has joined the Delta Board of Directors. With over forty years across energy businesses, in all aspects of electricity generation and use and especially in both distribution and transmission, Tom will provide significant knowledge and expertise that will help position Delta as a leader in providing smart grid energy solutions for electric, gas, and water utilities. He also has launched several technology companies and has advised a wide variety of mining companies on management and energy associated issues.
As an Independent Director, Mr. Drolet will be responsible for driving policies and fostering decisions on major company issues positioning Delta as a leader in the utility space. Currently, he is President of Nevis Renewable Energy International (NREI), a company in process of developing a 10 MWe geothermal plant for the Island of Nevis in the Eastern Caribbean.
Previously, Mr. Drolet was President and CEO of Western GeoPower Inc., a company in the renewable geothermal energy space, and was also President and CEO of GreenWell Renewable Power Corp., which was developing technology to use the energy in geo-pressurized abandoned oil and gas wells to produce electricity. He was also with Ontario Hydro for 27 years where he led Ontario Hydro International as President and CEO in taking electricity utility projects, products and services internationally to forty-four countries worldwide.
“Delta’s technology is among the most innovative that can be applied to the electrical distribution business,” said Thomas Drolet, the newest Delta Board Director. “I am excited about joining the great team that Delta has assembled. I’m very inspired by the leading edge technology and capability that Delta brings to the table. It truly represents the future of utilities.”
“As Delta continues to grow, it is essential to have the right team in place,” said Joe Brouillette, Chairman & CEO of Delta Energy & Communications. “Tom is a pioneer and innovator with a diverse background in energy distribution and generation and growing technology companies. I am very enthusiastic about adding his expertise to the team and can’t wait to see what he will bring to Delta.”
About Delta Energy & Communications
The Delta Energy & Communications team has a longstanding reputation of excellence in providing smart, sensible and cost-effective smart grid energy solutions for electric, gas, and water utilities. Delta provides utilities with a solution to help them manage and succeed in the era of big data. Its SaaS-based solution set provides unprecedented insight into the Distribution System by correlating, analyzing and visualizing varied, multi-system data sources on one map of the utility’s network. By delivering greater operational efficiency and reliability for all of a utility’s assets, Delta is helping them realize the full potential of the smart grid, driving growth and revenue. For more information, visit us on Twitter, LinkedIn, or www.delta.la.