Friday, October 23, 2009 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Featuring Daniel P. Breig
Director, Project Development Division
Southern California Edison Company
Location: DBH 1500
Free and open to the public
This seminar will present an overview from an industrial perspective of the different Renewable Energy technologies with the uses, strengths and weaknesses of each. The technology will be compared to the world energy needs and contrasted with existing and planned nuclear technology. The role of Southern California Edison in improving the diversity of energy producing technologies, especially from alternative energy sources, will be discussed.
About the Speaker:
As director of the Project Development Division, Daniel P. Breig leads the development, engineering, design, construction and commissioning of utility-owned generation for the Southern California Edison Company. His current responsibilities include all forms of renewable energy, fossil and nuclear generation. He is responsible for the initial operation and maintenance programs, technology, and legislative assessment.
During his 38-year career, Breig has managed engineering, construction, operation and maintenance of natural gas, oil, coal, nuclear, geothermal, biomass, solar generation and electric transmission facilities. His nuclear work includes 29 years at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station as station manager, engineering manager and start-up manager. He holds a Senior Nuclear Reactor Operator Certificate.
Breig holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Arizona; a Master of Science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Southern California; and a Master of Science degree in mechanical engineering from California State University at Los Angeles. Breig is also a registered Professional Engineer in the electrical, mechanical, and nuclear disciplines.