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Manny Morrell

Manny Morrell

Practice Director Renewable Energy

EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS

Montana State University,
Bozeman, MT

Bachelor of Science, Mechanical
Engineering Technology, EIT

  • GWO Basic Safety Certified
    (Climb and Rescue)
  • FA/CPR/AED/OSHA 10
+1 928-203-6729
3139 W. Holcombe Blvd. # 45024
Houston, TX 77025

BIOGRAPHY

Manny Morrell is a mechanical engineer with over 20 years of expertise in renewable energy operations and construction. Manny’s expertise is derived from working for industry leaders in the energy space, and currently focusing on wind & solar energy and their associated equipment including their manufacturing, construction, operations, and maintenance standards. Manny provides technical consulting services for corporations, adjusters, carriers and their legal counsel through his on-site evaluations, analysis, reporting, and testimony.

REPRESENTATIVE CLAIMS & PROJECTS

  • Claim – Texas Solar Farm Construction Weather Event – Panel Storage Damage and Potential Subrogation – $250,000
  • Claim – Texas Solar Weather Event – Repair Cost Analysis – $150,000
  • Claim – Louisiana Refinery – Hurricane Property Damage – PM/Repair cost Analysis– $120MM
  • Claim – Pennsylvania Refinery Explosion – PM, Repair Schedule & BI – $60MM
  • Operations – Peetz/Logan/N.C. Windfarm – 575 MW – $1B
  • Construction/Operations – Wolverine Creek Windfarm – 64.5MW – $80MM
  • Construction Manager – Tatanka Wind Farm – 180MW – $380MM

RELEVANT INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

  • Regional Wind Site Manager, NextEra Energy Resources
  • Wind Site Manager, NextEra Energy Resources
  • Site Manager, Alliant Energy
  • Construction Manager, Acciona Energy
  • Operations Manager, Invenergy,
  • Production Supervisor / Mechanical Engineer, Atlantic Orient Corporation

EXPERTISE

  • Strong background in Project & Construction Management and Operations & Maintenance with emphasis on managing large renewable energy projects and equipment repairs (Gearboxes, Blades, Generators, Inverters, Panels, etc.)
  • Full discipline engineering services for property damage, business interruption, and delay in startup insurance claims
  • Damage Analysis and repair of renewable energy equipment including repair
    assessment, repair scheduling, and repair cost evaluation
  • Root Cause Analysis Methodology
  • Risk Assessment and Mitigation – Equipment Reliability, Personnel Safety, Operational Processes
  • Asset Management, contract review and strategic planning / implementation
  • Rapid conflict resolution and cross-functional collaboration