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Education
  • Michigan Technological University, BS Mathematics

Peter Young

National GIS Manager

Peter joined Westwood in 2015. As the national GIS manager, Peter supports Westwood’s strong team of GIS specialists in producing compelling maps and performing complex analyses. Peter has helped move Westwood’s GIS offerings into the cloud and mobile frontiers. This shift has increased internal and external communication, efficiency, and quality control. Peter's 15 years of experience in the GIS and renewable energy fields allows him to identify solutions based on what has worked in the past and see where innovations will improve the final product. He has worked on a broad range of wind and solar projects throughout the US and in many other countries.
 
Peter has been involved in projects throughout all stages of their lifecycle including site selection, acquisition, design, development, permitting, construction, and operation. Peter’s strength is knowing the right tool for the job, and if the tool does not exist, having the vision and building the tool.