Jim Koontz

Jim Koontz

Jim Koontz

RSP Systems, Vice President of Sales & Marketing

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Jim Koontz is the Vice President of Sales & Marketing for RSP Systems. RSP Systems is the exclusive distributor of Capstone Green Energy in New York, Connecticut and Ohio. Capstone Green Energy is the world’s leading developer and manufacturer of clean-and-green microturbine power generation systems. With thousands of world-wide installations, Caspstone revolutionized the modular “plug and play” CHP system. With units ranging from 65 kW to 1000+ kW, Capstone micro turbines are ideal for hospitals, universities, hotels, apartment buildings and industrial facilities.

During his career Mr. Koontz has a wide range of experience with CHP, power generation, back-up power and energy consulting. Project experience includes CHP sizing & feasibility studies, financing, O&M, installation and commodities. Mr. Koontz was with Duke Energy, serving as VP for O&M services to a 520 MW Cogen plant located in Bridgeport CT. He worked for Veolia Energy, providing energy and commodity consulting services for commercial and municipal clients including CT DEEP, City of New Haven, Boehringer-Ingelheim and Becton Dickinson. Mr. Koontz was the VP of Sales and Marketing for a regional distributor for OPRA Turbine and Kohler Power, working closely with telecom and retail chains. Early in his career, Mr. Koontz was a Naval Officer and Gulf War Veteran.

Mr. Koontz received his MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and his B.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Norwich University. Mr. Koontz is a board member of NECHPI, and is a former board member of the CT Power and Energy Society. An active member of the AEE, he is a Certified Measurement & Verification Professional (CMVP).