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Michael STAVY, Renewable Energy Technology and Finance©
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Michael STAVY'S Background, CV (Résumé)
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Michael STAVY'S Contact Information
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Schedule to Meet Michael at a Renewable Energy Event
The Beighley-Stavy House

The Beighley-Stavy Home in Georgetown, CO
When in Chicago, ride the CTA

Innovations in Energy Efficient City Transit
Yes We Can!

The 2017 Chicago Climate Charter and the 2015 Paris Climate Accord
Honorary Member, Class of '62, Niles TWP HS

Michael STAVY's "Official" Office Song
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Inside Marina City


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Electricity and Natural Gas Procurement
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Energy Storage Technology and Finance
I help Propery Owners Develop their Wind Assets

Wind Power
Yes, We Can!

The 2017 Chicago Climate Charter, 2015 Paris Climate Accord, Carbon Trading, the Carbon Tax
Heat energy not electricity

Solar Thermal

Photovoltaics (PV)
Fuel Cell Vehicle

Hybrid, Electric, Natural Gas, Hydrogen and Alternative Fuel Vehicles


31 Papers and Counting

Abstracts of Michael STAVY'S Published Papers and Presentations
see my co-authors

My August 2002 JSEE Paper is Specifically Cited in 11 Papers


My Papers on Climate Change

Michael's GHG Emissions Papers Will Help You Understand Climate Change and the Paris Climate Agreement
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PAPER at WindPower 2018, 7-10 May, Chicago
C U in Vegas

PAPER at Solar Power International 2017, 10-13 September, Las Vegas
Nice Seeing you at SPI13

PAPER at Solar Power International 2013, 21-24 October, Chicago
Warsaw, Poland

Paper at the 2010 European Wind Energy Conference, 20-23 April, Warsaw Poland
Nice meeting with you in Marseille

PRESENTATION at the EWEC 2009 Marseille, France 16 - 19 March 2009
Download my Carbon Cap Presentation

Paper at the 2009 Michigan Wind Conference 3-4 March 2009, Cobo Hall, Detroit, MI
See you in Chicago

WINDPOWER 2009, May 4-7, Chicago, IL USA

Press for the CHICAGO EDITION of my 2009 EWEC Paper
día bueno

PRESENTATION at the 2008 Latin American Wind Energy Conference, November 5-7, Guadalajara, MX

PRESENTATION at WINDPOWER 2008, June 1-4, Houston, TX

PRESENTATION at the 2008 European Wind Energy Conference, 31 March-3 April, Brussels. Belgium
Nice seeing you in LA

PAPER, "The Economics of Storing Wind Electricity as Hydrogen" at WindPower 2007 June 3-6 Los Angeles, CA USA
Kellogg Graduate School of Management Class of 1969

QUOTED in the Northwestern Alumni Magazine, Winter, 2007
Storing Wind Electricity as Hydrogen

PAPER "The Technology of Storing Wind Electrcity as Hydrogen" at the European Wind Energy Conference, 7-10 May, 2007, Milan, Italy
Storing Wind Electricity as Hydrogen

PAPER at the POWER GEN Renewable Energy and Fuels Conference, March 6-8, 2007, Las Vegas, NV
Spoke to Reporters

PRESENTATION "Reporting the Wind Story" At the Seminar "Reporting Energy Issues in the Midwest", Sponsored by the Foundation for American Communications, Urbana, IL September 14, 2006
Spark, November 2005

Letter to the Editor of SPARK, November, 2005
Clear Creek Public Radio

"US Energy Sources and Uses" October 29, 2005 Interview on KYGT, Clear Creek County, CO Public Radio
Illinois’ Voluntary Renewable Portfolio Standard

MY 2005 COMMENTS to Illinois Commerce Commision Concerning lllinois' Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS)
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

MY ANSWERS to Certain Questions Concerning Illinois' 2005 RPS (Renewable Portfolio Standard)
Yak Yak Yak

My 4 October 2005 Speech to the Sierra Club, Chicago Group, North Shore Program
Quoted Comments

COMMENTS Quoted in Newspapers or Magazines
Chicago Skyline

PUBLISHED "January 3, 2005 Letter to the Editor" in Crain's Chicago Business
Journal of Solar Energy Engineering

PAPER "Carbon Content of Hydrogen Vehicle Fuel" in the February, 2005 Journal of Solar Energy Engineering
The Cost of Wind Electricity

PAPER "Worksheet to Compute the Cost Wind Electricity", World Renewable Energy Conference-VIII, Denver, CO USA, August 29-September 3, 2004
Fuel Cell Vehicle

PAPER California Climate Change Center's First Annual Conference on Climate Change, June 9-10, 2004, Sacramento, CA
Fuel Cell Vehicle

PAPER, National Hydrogen Association 20O4 Convention, April 26-30, 2004, Los Angeles, CA
Paper on Kyoto Protocol

PAPER-Global WINDPOWER 2004 Conference, Chicago, IL USA, 28-31 March 2004
Levelized Cost and Carbon Content of Hydrogen Vehicle Fuel

PAPER-United States Association for Energy Economics-NCAC-Washington, DC, Friday, December 19, 2003
Fuel Cell Vehicle

PAPER-Illinois Economics Association's 33rd Annual Meeting, October 17-18, 2003, Chicago, IL
Fuel Cell Vehicle

PAPER-American Solar Energy Society's SOLAR 2003 Conference, June 21-23, 2003, Austin,TX
Yak Yak Yak

PAPER-International Solar Energy Society-SOLAR WORLD CONFERENCE 2003-14-19 June 2003,Goteborg, Sweden
Pure Hydrogen Flame

PAPER-European Wind Energy Association-2003 EUROPEAN WIND ENERGY CONFERENCE 16-20 June 2003-Madrid,Spain
Journal of Solar Energy Engineering

PAPER "Worksheet to compute the Levelized Cost of PV electricity", Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, August 2002
From Paris on Route N-7

PAPER, 2002 Global Windpower Conference, 2-5 April, Paris France


  Michael STAVY'S Background, CV (Résumé)

Michael STAVY  
Renewable Energy Technolgy and Finance©  
300 N STATE ST APT 4434  
Chicago, Illinois USA 60654  

  • Private Consultant for Renewable Energy Technology and Finance. In private practice since 1990 (28 years).

  • Invited by the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology and by the German/American Chambers of Commerce (AHK) to be a member of a Fact Finding Delegation that went to Germany, 17-21 September 2012, to study the topic: Innovations in Energy Efficient City Transit
  • As of the date listed below, have helped Illinois non-residential utility clients purchase over 55,000,000 kWh (55,000 MWh; 55 GWh) of electricity and 9,762 therms (976.2 mmBtu) of natural gas.

  • Member, Technical Abstract Review Committee, Solar 2007, July 7-12, Cleveland, OH, American Solar Energy Society 

  • Asked to anonymously peer review manuscripts for publication in the UK Institute of Energy and Technology (IET) Journal, Renewable Power Generation, and in the American Chemical Society Journal (ACS), Environmental Science and Technology 
  • October, 2002, Invited Professor, Ecole Supériere de Affairs (ESA), Université Pierre Mendès France (Grenoble II), France. Taught an International Finance Course for Executive MBA Students. Anciennement nommée École Supérieure des Affaires (ESA), l'IAE Grenoble a fêté ses 50 ans d'existence en 2008.

  • Fall Semester 1998, Adjunct Associate Professor of Finance, University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). Taught International Finance. 

  • 1997-98 Academic Year, Visiting Lecturer in Finance at UIC.

  • 1998- Certification of Appreciation-Outstanding Supporter of Student Employment-Student Employment Office, University of Illinois at Chicago

  • Passed (1979) the Illinois CPA Exam
  • Registered Illinois CPA (1980-1986)

  • Emeritus (1970-1999) Full-Time Tenured Professor of Economics, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL 
  • 1968-1974 Member United States Army Reserve 308th Civil Affairs Group, Chicago, IL 

  • MBA (Class of 1969-Day Program), Northwestern University (Kellogg), Evanston, Illinois.

  • BA (Class of 1967), University of Illinois at Chicago.

  • Tried to grow algae for a student science project (1960) at Niles Twp High School, Skokie, IL. The algae did not grow but Michael was still allowed to graduate (1962).    

  • Member-American Economics Association
  • Long Form Curriculum Vita (Résumé) available on request. 

  • Michael's 05/18/13 Tax and Financial Analysis of Senate Bill 795; The MLP Parity and the Ability of a MLP to Raise Additional Capital for Renewable Energy (wind, solar) and District Energy (CHP) Projects, is available on request.

  • Michael's 02 January 2018 Short Form CV (Résumé) is available at the very BOTTOM of this page.

  • 32 published papers. Abstract list is at

  • Google Scholar reported that Michael's 32  papers have been cited 14 times 
  • Michael's last name, STAVY, is in capital letters on this website because French was the host language for the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement.  In French, the family name is CAPTALALIZED. (This is Michael's story and he is sticking to it.)
  • FUN GUY since 1944 

    • 10 January 2018

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                                                                                                   Flowers in front of my "Western Office" in Georgetown, CO

                                                                           Mouseover Image: US Energy Flows 2002, Source: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

      Here I am lecturing on the microeconomics of Hypotheria

      My Backgound Includes Lecturing to Students on Microeconomics

      My lecture notes included my experience as an Economic Advisor to the Republic of Hypotheria

      Source: Prof. StavY Collection of Winning Doodles from his courses' Doodling Contests


      A Microeconomics Lecture

      Image on my Google Scholar Homepage.   This is me teaching Macroeconomics. M1 represents the money supply; Y repesents GDP.


      A Solar Dish with a Stirling motor at dawn. The motor has a rated capacity of 25kW.

      Source: Stirling Energy Systems


      This certificate states that I have been a business member of AWEA for over 10 years. I started consulting in 1990

      the first snow 

      First snowfall of the 2011/12 Ski Season at my "Western Office"


      I have the 2016 data

      Figure 1, US Primary Energy Flow by Source and Sector 2010

      Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Annual Energy Review 2010, Tables 1.3, 2.1b-2.1f, 10.3, and 10.4, October 19, 2011


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