Trimark helps companies connect to the electric grid so they can sell energy. We provide the tools power providers need to monitor, measure, and control their operations. This ensures grid stability and maximizes power production, leading to increased revenue.
Our innovative, full-featured SCADA systems are developed in-house by our engineering team. We integrate our products with revenue meters, meteorological stations, network drops, and server cabinets to deliver an all-encompassing solution.
Working closely with developers, EPCs, utilities, solar contractors, independent power producers, and owners, Trimark customizes a mix of products and installation services to meet each company’s unique requirements. We follow-up with ongoing support and maintenance services to ensure operational excellence.
Trimark has the most experienced technicians, engineers, and project managers in the industry, helping you solve your challenges to ensure your projects are completed in compliance and on time
- Solar, wind, biogas, geothermal, natural gas, hydroelectric, nuclear, and storage solutions
- Solutions for projects ranging from 500 KW to 2.3 GW
- World’s top ranked monitoring software vendor for utility-scale PV plants per GTM Research & SOLICHAMBA’S 2017 Global PV Monitoring Report
- Over 260 Trimark Remote Intelligent Gateways (RIGs) installed
- Trimark Data Gateway is the #1 data telemetry solution in CA
- Over 250 utility-scale PV projects
- Integration product offerings for one stop shopping – Data telemetry, meters, data gateways, SCADA, MET stations, energy storage, meter data management
- Eliminates the need for multiple vendors
- Provides solutions that meet regulatory compliance
- Former utility staff with extensive experience
- Dedicated, certified Project Management Professionals (PMP)
- CAISO certified RIG and meter inspectors
- Hardware, software, meter and RIG maintenance, troubleshooting, and emergency services
- Annual service agreements
PROVEN SOLUTIONS: A FEW OF OUR CUSTOMERS
Cupertino Electric Inc
CERTIFICATIONS AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
- CAISO RIG Third Party Engineering Firm
- CAISO Approved Meter Inspection Company
- CAISO Active Authorized Inspector
- California Licensed C-10 Electrical Contractor
- Certified Meter Data Management Agent (MDMA)
- GSA Schedule Contract Holder
- Top 35 Sacramento Engineering Firms
- Top 25 Sacramento Area-Based Clean/Renewable Energy Companies
Trimark deployed the SCADA system at three solar sites within the Beacon Solar SCADA project. The sites have entered a power purchase agreement with The Los Angeles Department of Water & Power.
Colgreen North Shore
Developed by Sunpin Solar, the site includes 34 SMA 2200 inverters and a NEXTracker solar tracking system. Trimark provided a full SCADA system, 34 network drops, 2 MET stations and full grid controls for the site. In addition, Trimark is conducting the plant commissioning activities for the client, including a full commissioning report on the various systems and equipment and a performance evaluation of the site with respect to the original generation models. Trimark also developed, documented, and established the NERC CIP process for the site.
California Multi-Site Meter Calibration
Trimark worked with CDWR to witness the testing for the CAISO-certified meters for each of the sites. Trimark provided CAISO meter MSVS documentation to CAISO per the three year contract.
President and Founder
Mark provides the strategic direction and leadership for this engineering firm. His experience includes engineering and implementing complex metering designs and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems, auditing the design and operation of metering systems, installing interval meters with wireless connectivity, and meter data management. Prior to founding Trimark, Mark managed CAISO’s revenue metering initiative from conception, development, deployment, and stable operation.
Chief Marketing Officer
Dean has over 40 years of experience in setting the vision for complex control system, instrumentation, and electrical utility projects. As an electrical engineer, Dean has led project and regional teams and has implemented quality management systems from project conception to conclusion. Dean has been responsible for the successful implementation of over $500 million of capital improvements related to controls, systems, networks, metering and security.
Vice President of Operations
Jae has more than 25 years of experience with control, instrumentation, security, and electrical systems for automation of complex processes. His experience includes operations and engineering oversight, project management, design, specifications, supervision, construction oversight, and start-up of complex control system, instrumentation, security, and electrical projects.
Bora Akyol, Ph.D
Vice President of Technology and Development
Bora orchestrates all of Trimark’s technology efforts, including product development and network security. Bora has over 23 years of experience, holds more than 20 patents, and is an expert in a number of protocols, including Ethernet, MPLS, VPN, 802.11, MACSec, 802.1X, PKI, TCP, and IP. Prior to joining Trimark, Bora was Senior Director of Engineering at 8minute Solar Energy and Chief Scientist at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL).
Director of SCADA Engineering and Security
Stephen has over ten years of experience in the solar generation industry. Prior to Trimark, Stephen was the Corporate Quality Engineering Director for SPI Solar, responsible for PV project engineering, design, testing, commissioning, and O&M. He also headed the startup of overseas manufacturing facilities including PV module and mechanical subassembly manufacturing. Stephen has been instrumental in defining and developing the next generation of PV plant management and controls throughout his career.
Director of Technology, Metering, and Data Services
Kyle leads a team of metering engineers, technicians, installers, and meter data analysts who configure, install, test, certify, and maintain revenue-grade meters, plus validate meter data. Kyle served as Regional Manager, East for Trimark’s Norfolk, VA location, where he managed multi-million dollar US Navy advanced metering projects. Kyle holds a master’s degree in Management Information Systems from Hodges University and a bachelor’s degree from Wayland Baptist University.
Director of Trimark Operations Center (TOC)
Tom brings over 25 years of field experience, applying his deep knowledge of information technology to address both business and operational challenges. Under Tom’s leadership, the TOC’s experts are here for you 24/7, saving you money and granting you peace of mind by keeping your equipment in working condition—no matter its origin.
Engineering and Design Manager
Vincent has 30 years of professional experience in electrical, instrumentation, and control system engineering. He is responsible for project management, planning, and design, leading the engineering team to develop and review design criteria and ensure they meet project specifications. Vincent holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Colorado, Denver.
IT Security Manager
David brings 20 years of IT experience in infrastructure management and cybersecurity. He currently oversees all IT operations and manages Trimark’s compliance with industry security requirements. He has been in the power generation industry for over ten years, previously as the Chief Information Officer for SunSystem Technology. David has a Management of Information Systems degree, holds professional level certifications in networking and security from Cisco, and is a certified Microsoft engineer in Windows.
Kathryn manages the East and West Coast U.L. listed production facilities and staff. This includes procurement, vendor relations, and material handling processes for inventory and asset management at all Trimark locations. Kathryn provides leadership for quality control, direction on departmental processes, and procedures required to meet scope requirements and budgets. Kathryn has over 20 years of operations and project management experience in the construction industry and a degree in Business Management.
SCADA Engineer Manager
David has over 35 years of experience in SCADA, power grid operations, generation, high voltage substations, and energy management systems (EMS), 15 years working at California ISO (CAISO), and 17 years at a utility in Houston, Texas. David trains the SCADA engineers, manages the scope and resources for projects, as well as Quality Assurance for projects.