GreenFire Energy, Inc. Adds Solar Power and Energy Storage Expert to its Advisory Board


Justin Raade Ph.D. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and U.C. Berkeley is Appointed

GreenFire Energy Inc. today announced the appointment of Justin Raade Ph.D. to its Advisory Board. Dr. Raade is an experienced executive in solar power, energy storage, and waste heat recovery. As the VP of Engineering at Sunvapor, Inc. and President of his own consulting practice, Justin Raade Energy Consulting, he focuses on commercializing high impact, renewable energy technologies. Dr. Raade has 15 years of experience in concentrating solar power, energy storage and waste heat recovery.

Dr. Raade’s business strategy and management skills have been honed by real-world entrepreneurship and negotiating partnerships with Fortune 500 companies. He founded Halotechnics, Inc. to develop and commercialize energy storage technology and heat recovery applications. At Symyx Technologies, Dr. Raade investigated alternative energy technologies, including concentrating solar power, fuel cell reformers, and advanced industrial lubricants. Dr. Raade has an S.B. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and an M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, in mechanical engineering.

“Dr. Justin Raade brings tremendous insight into solar thermal technology, energy storage and grid energy management to complement GreenFire Energy’s geothermal ECO2G™ technology. We are excited to have him on our Advisory Board,” says Joseph Scherer, chief executive officer, GreenFire Energy, Inc.

About GreenFire Energy, Inc.
GreenFire Energy, Inc. offers an elegantly simple and standardized solution to harvest the earth’s “thermal battery,” which is by far the largest source of continuous renewable energy. GreenFire Energy’s proprietary technology, ECO2G™, accesses the extremely large, hot and deep geothermal resources that have been previously unreachable. ECO2G’s modular scalable architecture fully exploits deep geothermal resources to provide grid-scale power generation. Equally important, ECO2G provides continuous yet flexible power that quickly responds to the grid’s dynamically changing power requirements. Adding to its advantages, ECO2G is also the most environmentally safe form of grid-scale power.
GreenFire Energy, Inc. has been awarded two grants by the U.S. Department of Energy. GreenFire Energy, Inc. is a privately held company based in Emeryville, CA. Visit us at

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