Cindy Crane is the Board Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Enchant Energy Corporation, an emerging environmental services company focused on carbon capture and storage for industry and communities. She is stewarding Enchant’s key project at the San Juan Generating Station in New Mexico, which is designed to capture and sequester more than six million metric tons of carbon annually and is slated to be the largest plant of its kind in the world.
Ms. Crane is the former CEO of Rocky Mountain Power and a 27-year veteran of PacifiCorp, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy. She has broad energy and electric utility experience with a focus on the Western states, a critical region for Enchant. While at Rocky Mountain Power, she led the evolution of the company’s energy business with creative and new customer solutions, renewable energy and electrification programs, cooperative community agreements, smart grids, and economic development initiatives.
A recognized leader in the energy industry, she was honored with the ATHENA International Leadership Award in 2018 and named Woman of the Year by Utah Business Magazine in 2019.
Ms. Crane is the Chair of the Energy Resources Council for the School of Energy Resources at the University of Wyoming, and is the former Chair and current Governing Board director and Executive Committee member of the Salt Lake City, Utah Olympic Games Committee.
Robert Van Engelenhoven is Vice President of Operations and Development at Enchant Energy, where he oversees key projects and partnerships. He brings 27 years of experience planning and executing large scale clean energy, power and battery/storage projects.
Previously, he served as Project Development Director for PacifiCorp’s Renewable Energy Development group. Among his many achievements, he developed a 240 megawatt wind project in Montana and led PacifiCorp’s Energy Vision 2020, a $3.5 billion project adding more than 1,100 megawatts of new wind generation and a 150-mile, 500 kilovolt transmission line to PacifiCorp’s portfolio of assets.
He managed five new natural gas-fired power projects and directed PacifiCorp’s Comprehensive Air Initiative, a system-wide, multi-year, $1.5 billion program that retrofitted emission controls across the entire PacifiCorp coal fleet. Mr. Van Engelenhoven was also Project Director for the $700 million, 650 megawatt combined cycle PacifiCorp Lake Side 2 power project.
Mr. Van Engelenhoven is a licensed structural engineer.
James Wolff has over 40 years of experience in the energy, mining and transportation industries, with a diverse background in finance, operations and business development. He possesses substantial IPO, M&A and divestitures experience with companies generating revenues between $300 million and $8 billion. Prior to joining Enchant Energy, he was EVP of Insight Terminal Solutions, CFO of Bowie Resources, CFO of U.S. Coal Corporation, and held senior executive positions with American Commercial Lines and CSX Corporation. Mr.Wolff holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Texas and attended South Texas College of Law.
A platform for large scale carbon emissions control
- Enchant Energy is building a platform for large-scale carbon emissions control, focused on capturing and sequestering carbon emissions from existing power plants and industrial facilities
- Founded in 2019 and motivated by the global need for sustainable low-carbon power generation necessary to meet climate change emissions goals
- The company is led by experienced management with decades of experience in the power industry and low-carbon energy development
- Enchant Energy is enabling carbon capture as a service, building a portfolio of large-scale carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) projects on existing power plants to enable significant carbon dioxide emissions reductions and produce sustainable low-emissions electricity at scale, and yield strong investor returns