CTO and Co-Founder

Mike Brugge

Mike Brugge is the Chief Technology Officer of BW Solar. He has over 10 years of experience in the renewable energy industry and has experience in development, engineering, construction, and operations of utility scale wind, solar and storage in North America and the Caribbean.

Prior to BW Solar, Mike worked as an engineer with Stantec Consulting in their Power and Renewables team. He has assessed, designed, and managed hundreds of megawatts of solar projects, adding value in each stage of the project life cycle.

Mike was most recently the VP of Engineering at Saturn Power, where he had oversight for all engineering, procurement, construction, and operational decisions for the firm. His project highlights include a 40.8MWh (RSVC) Reactive Support Voltage Control battery as well as multiple utility scale solar projects in the US. In 2019, Mike managed the construction of an 8MW utility scale solar project in Bermuda and oversaw a team installing an 18MWh Behind-the-meter Storage project in Ontario.

Mike holds a Bachelors and Masters of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Windsor.