Emil Avram is a senior business development manager within the business development group at Dominion Resources, Inc. He is responsible for the acquisition and/or development of new generation assets, including wind energy facilities. He was responsible for leading Dominion’s acquisition of its 50% interest in the 264 MW Mount Storm wind farm located in West Virginia and the 650 MW Fowler Ridge wind farm located in Indiana, which are each joint ventures with Shell and BP, respectively. He is also leading Dominion's efforts with BP Alternative Energy to develop new wind projects in Virginia. Prior to this he had various project management roles within Dominion leading the engineering and construction of new power generation facilities as well as capital improvements at Dominion’s existing power stations. Prior to joining Dominion in 2001, he spent 10 years with United Technologies Corporation in their power systems division overseeing several global power projects during their development, engineering, and construction phases for both public and private energy companies. In total, he has overseen the development or construction of over $6 billion in power projects during his career. Mr. Avram holds a bachelor of science degree in aerospace engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a master of science degree in mechanical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and an MBA from the University of Connecticut. Emil, his wife, Lisa, and son, Brandon, live in Manakin Sabot, Virginia.
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