Ron E. Simms
Vice President, Manufacturing and Engineering
Mr. Simms has served as the Vice President of Engineering and Manufacturing at Clean Energy Systems since 2005. He oversees the implementation of CES components and facilities and the technical commercialization of CES products. He has over 35 years of engineering and construction experience in the power generation industry.
Prior to his work at CES, Mr. Simms served as the Vice President of Construction for Calpine Corporation and was one of the principal senior managers responsible for organizing, staffing, and executing Calpine's aggressive multi-billion dollar construction program. This highly successful program commissioned 25,000 MWe of state-of-the-art power plants throughout the U.S. and Canada within a six-year period. Mr. Simms was also a Vice President for the Walsh Construction Company. During his career as a construction manager, he worked on a wide range of power generation projects including hydro, nuclear, solar, wind, biomass, coal, and geothermal technologies.
Mr. Simms holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from California Polytechnic State University.