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SURLFANT Hosts Energy Awareness Fair

In recognition of Energy Action Month,  Vince Marshall, Energy Manager Naval Surfaces Forces Atlantic organized an energy fair at the gym on Naval Station Norfolk.   Below is a link to the article published in the U.S. Navy news service.  Story by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Melissa D. Redinger Naval Station Norfolk Energy Fair 2015, Hosted by Vince Marshall, Energy […]

Seaport-e Prime Contract Holder

 Cherokee Energy is a prime contract holder N00178-15-D-8130.   Find about more about our Seaport-e services.

Coronado Yacht Club Energy Manager

Meet the new Energy Manager for Coronado Yacht Club.  Vince Marshall is an avid ocean sailor, he also gives back to the yachting community volunteering his time to the Coronado Yacht Club.   In his role as Energy Manager, Vince monitors, energy usage  and works to reduce the overall carbon footprint of the club.

USDA Audits Complete

USDA Oklahoma audits completed It was a busy couple of weeks but the Cherokee Energy Team pulled through and finished up ASHREA Level I and II audits for Stillwater Oklahoma and El Reno locations.   Special thanks to Cherokee Energy Engineers Dom Michaud, PE, (pictured here sheltering in place)  and Andy Legg, EIT for all the extra effort to finish the […]

Vanderbilt Business Journal Recognizes Patent Technology

Leadership at Owen SUMMER 2014 edition Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management recognizes Vince Marshall, 2003 Graduate for submitting a U.S. Patent which will increase power plant efficiency and simultaneously reduce thermal pollution.   His patent relies on a highly efficient technology to cool the steam then collect and recycle the waste heat back into the power plant instead of releasing […]

We are Clean Tech Open Semi Finalist 2014

Cherokee Energy Management was chosen as a semifinalist  in Clean Tech Open Accelerator  2014 incubator for disruptive technologies.   Clean Tech Open provides mentoring and business advise to entrepreneurs helping them to de-risk and validate their technology.   The end goal being a first-rate financial projection, investor pitch and executive summary that can lead to proof of concept and orders. Cherokee Energy […]

Cherokee Energy Engineer featured at Energy Efficiency Markets

Vince Marshall, CEM Chief Energy Engineer weighs in on the Economics of Renewables at EnergyEfficiencyMarkets.com.  Recently, my wife and I made a cross country trip from Norfolk Virginia to San Diego. Passing through Texas just west of Amarillo, there were large beautiful wind turbines as far as the eye could see. This majestic sight prompted a conversation regarding the benefits […]

Cherokee Energy Engineer Develops Revolutionary New Patent

New Technology Will Increase Power Plant Efficiency and Preserve Cooling Water Temperatures Virginia Beach, August 12—A patent-pending technology developed by Vince Marshall, Chief Energy Engineer for Cherokee Energy, will significantly increase power plant efficiency and simultaneously reduce thermal pollution, he says. Marshall’s patent relies on a highly efficient technology to cool the steam, then collect and recycle the waste heat […]

Energy Security in the Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

We recently dodged a bullet here in Hampton Roads, Virginia; the full force of Hurricane Sandy passed about 350 miles east of us. Installations to the North were not as fortunate. The impact of this storm reminded me of Homestead Air Force Base after Hurricane Andrew in 1992 and Keesler Air Force Base after Hurricane Katrina in 2005. These “Once […]

Energy Efficiency 101: Five Tips to Save You a Bundle

  Over the years I have had many conversations with fellow energy professionals regarding how best to do our jobs. Some folks (especially the newer ones) tend to believe that expensive projects with outside contractors must be initiated in order to reduce base energy costs. Nothing could be further from the truth. In short, there are a handful of activities […]