Pintail Power



Experience and Skill

Our patented and propriety systems provide market-leading fuel efficiency and energy storage economics

Pintail Power LLC aims to deliver the least-cost and best-fit solutions for integrating renewable energy with the utility grid to increase efficiency, capacity, flexibility, reliability, and utilization of grid and generation assets. By novel integration of thermal energy storage with gas turbines, our patented and propriety systems provide market-leading fuel efficiency and energy storage economics. 

We sell and license systems incorporating our technology; deliver systems integration and technical services to EPCs, operators, and developers; and provide control systems, asset optimization services, and support.

Management Team

Dr. William M. Conlon, P.E.

Founder and President

Dr. William M. Conlon, P.E., is the founder, and President of Pintail Power, and the inventor of the Liquid Air Combined Cycle™ (LACC) and Liquid Salt Combined Cycle™ (LSCC) technologies. Dr. Conlon’s track record of successfully managing innovation from concept through commercialization, includes Cheng Cycle Steam Injected Gas Turbines, and the Compact Linear Fresnel Reflector Solar Steam Generator. Since 2013, he has pioneered hybrid energy storage systems for utility-scale applications to address the CAISO Duck Curve and similar renewable integration problems around the world.

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Milton J. Venetos

Vice President, Systems

Mr. Venetos has over 20 years of energy industry experience. He has a deep understanding of power generation technologies with direct experience in combined cycle, coal, IGCC, oil & gas, renewable, nuclear, and advanced energy systems in a variety of capacities ranging from equipment design and selection to on site troubleshooting to plant modeling and optimization.
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Shawn Mangan

Vice President, Sales

Mr. Mangan joins Pintail Power with more than 30 years of experience in Business Development, Contract Management and Construction Supervision for various power, industrial, and chemical projects. Prior to Pintail Power, Mr. Magnan held the position as Vice President of Business Development for Primoris Renewable Energy a full service engineering, procurement and construction company serving both the renewable energy and energy storage markets.

Mr. Mangan holds a BA in Political Science from Temple University.

Judith Schwartz

Chief Marketing Advisor

Ms. Schwartz is guiding Pintail Power’s strategic marketing, branding, and communications activities. For the last decade her consulting company, To the Point, has been focusing on customer and stakeholder engagement in the energy sector, identifying and prototyping best practices for sustainability, Smart Grid, renewables, time-variant pricing, low-income programs, and equitable decarbonization. Working at the nexus of public policy, technology, communications, and business; she consults to utilities, national organizations, and research companies. She is a former Vice Chair of the Palo Alto Utility Advisory Commission.

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Pete Cartright, Founding CEO, Calpine Corporation
Bob Callery, Chairman, Renewable Energy Infrastructure Group
Sam McIntosh, President, Primoris Renewable Energy
Bruce Webster, President, Concordia Resources
Richard Zahner, Principal, Next Energy Concepts

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