Will Noel

Technical Analyst

Will is a member of GEA’s technical team, with a strong background in renewable energy, energy storage, and electricity market modeling. In his project work with GEA, he leverages his engineering background to support a range of activities, including technology assessments, cost-benefit and greenhouse gas mitigation analyses, and community education.

During his postgraduate work at the University of Alberta, Will played a major role in the development of the Canadian Wind Turbine Database, and was the lead author in the resulting manuscript, Mapping Canada’s Wind Fleet. His master’s thesis, Green Hydrogen from Wind Energy for Long-Duration Energy Storage in Alberta, quantifies the potential application of using energy storage to augment variable renewable energy generation in Western Canada.

Will has his M.Sc. and B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, both from the University of Alberta.