Mr. Hennessy has over 25 years experience in the power industry working in Africa, Europe, the USA and China. He was President of Prudent Energy Inc. from 2009 until 2013. He pioneered megawatt scale, behind the meter energy storage in California using tax structured entities in 2011. Prior to Prudent Energy, he was CEO of VRB Power Systems Inc. which commercialized the VRB® technology. He has held positions including Managing Director European operations of LECTRIX (a Bechtel: AEP: Siemens JV), Vice President of PacifiCorp Energy Services, Quality of Supply Manager for ESKOM and was a founder and Principal of Power Quality Technology. He has served on the boards of several public companies and holds a Master of Science & Engineering. He is a registered professional engineer and holds 65 international patents.