Entries by Hannah DeSoto

Emrgy Hires Bob Gills as Director of Business Development

Distributed hydropower innovator taps irrigation and energy veteran to drive adoption among utilities ATLANTA, May 30, 2019 — Emrgy, the tech innovator whose modular turbines harness the power of water as a clean, distributed energy resource, has rounded out the business development team with a new leader, Bob Gills. A 30-year sales and management veteran, […]

Emrgy Offers Scalable Plug-N-Play Hydropower Solutions

The book Drawdown, edited by Paul Hawken, lists the top 100 things humanity can do to limit global warming. Number 48 on that list is in-stream hydro. Unlike other renewable energy sources, it is capable of producing electricity continuously 24 hours a day 365 days a year. Emrgy has developed a self-contained plug-n-play in-stream hydro […]

From Atlanta to Denver, Emrgy offers plug-and-play hope for hydropower

Large hydropower long has been plagued by expensive civil engineering costs, lengthy project timelines and ecosystem destruction. Emrgy’s solution is plug-and-play: the modular parts are pre-fabricated with no civil engineering required. It’s low impact — no concrete is poured into water. And it can be installed in a matter of days. Emrgy’s customers are water […]

Hydropower in Canal Called Energy ‘Game-Changer’

“I’m ecstatic,” said Emily Morris, CEO of Emrgy Inc.“To see this first turbine installed is an incredible milestone.” After years of careful planning and precise calculations, the first-ever use of hydropower in a shallow, slow-moving waterway in Colorado will soon be ready for business. “We already have seven hydropower plants in our system, mostly at […]

Emrgy Awarded ‘Georgia’s Top Startup’ at the 2017 MAX Awards

Georgia’s Top Startup Award winners were announced Thursday, February 23, 2017 at the 24th annual Marketing Awards for Excellence at the Georgia Aquarium. Four winners and three finalists were recognized for innovations developed or launched in 2016, and two winners and five finalists were recognized for the third annual Georgia’s Top Startup Awards. Emrgy was […]

U.S. Energy Secretary Visit Highlights Southern Company’s Innovation Commitment

U.S. Secretary of Energy Dr. Ernest Moniz visited Southern Company’s Energy Innovation Center in Atlanta’s Tech Square. The Georgia Tech-hosted event marks the latest show of support by the Department of Energy (DOE) for Southern Company’s extensive efforts to find real solutions benefiting America’s energy consumers. During the visit, Energy Innovation Center Vice President Michael […]