Eco Flow Energy Corporation
Mr. Zell, P. Eng. is presently Principal of Eco Flow Energy Corporation which owns the Brandywine run of river facility near Squamish and is a Principal of Sea to Sky Energy Solutions that provides operating and consulting services to the run of river hydro industry. Peter was the lead on the construction of the 25 MW Skookum Creek hydro project that commenced operation in 2014 under the 2010 Clean Call. He is presently involved as a partner in the 350 MW Amisk Hydro project in Alberta. SSES is also developing innovative solutions to some common challenges that the hydro industry faces such as sedimentation, Coanda screen cleaning and penstock cleaning.
Peter has over 30 years management, project management and engineering experience with the last 10 years focused on run of river power generation. Previous experience in the pulp and paper industry focused on biomass energy where he was the project manager for the development and construction of two Cogen projects totalling 80 MW. He has been an owner/entrepreneur in various very successful enterprises including engineering firms that provide services to the hydroelectric industry, pulp and paper and energy sectors and has held upper management positions in the pulp and paper sector. He has worked on projects throughout British Columbia as well as in Brazil.