Jack Joyce brings over 30 years’ experience in the electrical power sector around the world, including nuclear power, gas turbine power, wind turbines, power grid modeling and inertia management, micro-grid and Power Transmission & Distribution systems design and permitting. This includes key roles with GE Power Systems, Siemens, the New York Power Authority, Hitachi America and the Electric Power Research (EPRI).
Jack started his early as a Second Assistant Engineer on the SS Cape Fear supporting operation Desert Storm. He was a U.S Naval Nuclear Operations Engineer & Trainer as part of the U.S. Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program on Trident submarines. While at GE Power System he held a broad range of roles including managing U.S. Department of Energy R&D projects for gasification of alternative fuels and innovations for gas turbine blade design. He led numerous electric power plant commissioning projects for clients around the world value at over $3 billion annually.
Over the last 20 years he was a pioneer leading numerous wind power projects including land development, wind assessment, regulatory permitting, power interconnection and power purchase agreements. Jack brings extensive experience and technical knowledge related to micro-grids, power grid modeling, real time power grid optimization and stability management.
This includes creating SMART power grids and the integration of Internet of Things (IoT) devices and edge computing across electrical power Transmission and Distribution systems.
In his role as Vice President, Project and Business Development at the New York Power Authority, he led multidisciplinary teams for the development of power transmission systems to bid competitive power into the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO). At the NYSIO he led teams in the development of the integrated offshore wind power strategy and obtained Board approvals and initiated permitting processes to rebuild power transmission lines to establish the long-term power infrastructure for Carbon Free Energy (CFE) for New York State.