Biography: Throughout his 30 year career, Mr. Luck has gained considerable insight and experience into product and project development, with particular focus on assisting companies with their commercialization of innovative technologies. He is experienced in strategic and financial planning across a wide range of business sectors, including renewable energy and alternative fuels.
With a passion for renewable energy resources, Mr. Luck has spent the last 15 years consulting on a number of energy programs including an ambitious Coal to Liquid Fuel project, and a distributed renewable resource power generation program called Solar Route 66. He additionally worked with a renewable energy company supporting their development programs designed to integrate solar and fuel cell technologies into commercial buildings, non-profit institutions and residences.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Luck worked with an inventor of a diverse portfolio of renewable energy products, identifying critical elements in the product supply chain as well as developing marketing programs and materials used in raising corporate financing. He has supported real estate development projects, from strip malls to large resort projects, with a special focus on the integration of appropriate renewable energy technologies.
Educated in London England and trained in advanced mechanical engineering, Mr. Luck began his professional career working with Rolls Royce in the aero engine division. As a relentless innovator, he designed, developed, produced and patented a hand-assist wrench to support people with arthritis. Following a move to the U.S., he worked with an irrigation company to support the installation of specialized solar powered irrigation control systems for commercial, municipal and residential clients. He assisted the inventor of a unique "super high efficiency" electric motor by developing test and demonstration procedures, marketing and presentation materials, and supported the inventor’s efforts in securing patent protection.
Today, Mr. Luck’s passion for innovation and alternative energy solutions are directly focused on helping people realize homes that are greener, smarter and more energy efficient encouraging, where possible, achieving energy independence.