Wayne Marshall serves as chief executive officer of ReNew Petra, as well as a principal of Petra Engineering, PLLC. Mr. Marshall’s responsibilities include leading and managing the firms’ project development and technical efforts, as well as handling strategic management and operational oversight of ReNew Petra’s business units.
Mr. Marshall has led Petra Engineering since its inception in 2003 and has more than 30 years’ experience in the energy and utility industry. Prior to founding Petra, he served in various roles within Duke Power, Duke Energy, and various Energy Service Companies (ESCOs). He has managed and executed energy conservation, cogeneration, power generation, renewable energy, environmental conservation, and supply management for industrial, commercial, and institutional clients. He has been closely involved in the development, design, procurement, construction, financing, and operational aspects of the business. Mr. Marshall has a distinguished career managing the development, negotiation, and implementation of numerous successful projects with Fortune 500 companies and governmental entities. Mr. Marshall’s broad-based energy engineering, renewable, and management experience in both retrofit improvements and energy conscious design has seen him involved in over $1 billion of energy and environmental projects.
Mr. Marshall is a Registered Professional Engineer in multiple states. He has served on and chaired national energy conservation, environmental conservation, and management advisory boards. Mr. Marshall has also received numerous national awards for technical innovation and leadership from the Electric Power Research Institute, Water Environment Research Foundation and others. Mr. Marshall was named Young Engineer of the Year for the state of North Carolina in 1995 and is an accomplished speaker at technical and industry conferences.