General Industry Operations

GEAPS Exchange 2024: Driving your Company’s Carbon Reduction Goals Cost Effectively

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Speakers: Matt Sabee, Matt Zabel

Session Description

Measuring where power goes gets a company on the path to conserving and lowering expenses. Also, many grain elevators and processing facilities either have carbon reduction goals currently, or will have requirements imposed on them by their customers in the near future. While solar and wind are existing and known technologies, facility leaders must understand what outcomes they need so that systems are sized correctly and optimized for payback. Right now, there are several sources for incentives and grants, as well as option to lease renewables and their benefits. We will provide a clear outline for the steps a company can take to achieve their goals as cost-effectively as possible.

Meet The Speakers

Matt Sabee

Group Leader - Field Energy

Faith Technologies Incorporated

Matt Sabee is the group leader for field energy at Faith Technologies Incorporated (FTI), leading the team responsible for the execution of energy efficiency, generation and storage projects.  Sabee oversees the financial performance of the team, building customer relationships and solutions, as well as overseeing strategy and vision for the team.  He also works with engineering and construction to drive continuous improvement.  Sabee is a licensed Master Electrician in multiple states and has been managing electrical construction and solutions projects for 15 years inside industrial, agricultural, commercial and data center facilities.  He completed his electrical apprenticeship with Faith Technologies, Inc. and Fox Valley Technical College.

Matt Zabel

Solution Architect - Digital Power

Faith Technologies Incorporated

As a Solution Architect at Faith Technologies Incorporated (FTI), Matt Zabel works to provide clients with energy management systems that help them reduce energy costs, as well as protect their uptime, equipment and people. Zabel is an electrical engineer by training with a strong background in power distribution equipment, process automation and general electrical design. Outside of work, Zabel enjoys biking, fishing, volunteering at his local church, home improvement projects and spending time with his family.