USPA Library Toby Grotz Room
Toby Grotz is an electrical engineer with a background in power systems design. He has designed electrical systems for coal, natural gas and nuclear power plants. Mr. Grotz has been effectively managing projects in the energy and utility industry and researching alternative energy systems for 40 years. Work experience includes support for capital improvements for power plants rated up to 1800MW. He is currently a founding board member and Secretary of the Vernon County Energy District a nonprofit founded to replace the utility scale fossil fuel supply and wealth extraction model of energy use and generation.
He has conducted research on hydrogen gas generators, advanced lighting circuit design for plasma arc lamps, and investigated and conducted experiments on Cold Fusion Systems and Low Energy
Nuclear Change phenomena in arc discharge systems. His understanding of resource depletion and its relation to worldwide energy usage and electrical generation comes from his work at the beginning of his career exploring for fossil fuels in coastal waters on the East Coast of the USA and in the deserts and jungles of Mexico.
Toby has organized and chaired several conferences, including the 1984 Tesla Centennial Symposium. He also served on the steering committee and helped establish the first International Symposium on New Energy held in Denver in April of 1993 and was chairman of the 1994 International Symposium on New Energy.
He received his BSE in electrical engineering from the University of Connecticut in 1974.
He has been involved in research and development of advanced energy generation and transmission systems. He was the first President of the Institute for New Energy. He also served on the steering committee and helped organize the first International Symposium on New Energy held in Denver in April of 1993 and was chairman of the 1994 International Symposium on New Energy. He was Chairman of the 1984 Tesla Centennial Symposium, an event reported on by the New York Times and republished in papers around the world. He was the first President of the International Tesla Society and chaired the 1986 International Tesla Symposium.
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