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Stellar Energy News

January 23, 2017
Stellar Energy Announces Opening of Houston Office, Names Steve Hummel Director of Business Development

Stellar Energy, a global provider of energy solutions, is pleased to announce the opening of a new office in the heart of Houston’s energy corridor and the appointment of Steve Hummel as Director, Business Development. The addition of an office in Houston, a leading energy capital, supports Stellar Energy’s growth as adoption of the company’s energy solutions continues to increase across the power generation and oil and gas sectors.

In his new role, Hummel will lead the Houston office and position Stellar Energy to grow its market share across multiple solution types, including turbine inlet air chilling (TIAC), thermal energy storage (TES), modular utility plants, district cooling and combined heat and power (CHP). Says Stellar Energy Chairman and CEO, Peter Gibson, "Demand continues to grow for energy solutions that address customer challenges, deliver operational flexibility and optimize asset performance in a cost-effective and environmentally friendly package, especially turbine inlet air chilling for the power generation and oil and gas industries. Steve’s extensive energy experience and track record will help Stellar Energy leverage our innovative, custom approach to deliver industry leading energy solutions and respond to rapidly changing markets.”

Hummel has more than 25 years of experience in the energy industry. His prior experience includes leading the commercialization of new technology in the geothermal and waste heat recovery markets with TAS Energy. Prior to that, Hummel spent 20 years with General Electric in various roles within the company’s Energy and Aeroderivative business units.

Hummel earned a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Tech, a Masters in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati, and an EJD from Concord Law School. The Stellar Energy Houston office is located at 14811 Saint Mary’s Lane, Suite 264 Houston, TX 77079, phone (713) 305-6178.


About Stellar Energy

Stellar Energy provides custom-designed power augmentation and energy plant solutions for power generation and utilities, liquefied natural gas (LNG), data center, biopharma and other markets. Stellar Energy’s innovative solutions include Turbine Inlet Air Chilling (TIAC), Inlet Air Conditioning (heating and cooling), Evaporative Cooling, Direct Contact Air Chilling, Thermal Energy Storage, District Cooling and Central Utility Plants. The company’s experience spans more than 20 years and stretches across the globe, with offices in the United States, Asia, and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. For more information, visit, find the company on LinkedIn or follow Stellar Energy on Twitter @Stellar_Energy.