Who We Are

Small-Scale Hydroelectricity Specialists Management


Lucas Wright

President/CEO
Luke was mentored by his father and has been involved in developing and maintaining the technical basis since its incorporation. He has over 25 years of managerial experience developing, restoring, restructuring, and operating small scale hydroelectric facilities. As CEO of Ware River Power, he has experience managing and administering the operation and maintenance of numerous hydroelectric generating plants throughout New England. He has detailed knowledge of local renewable energy markets and utilities, regulatory factors, streamflow optimization, physical plant design, hydroelectric generating equipment procurement and restoration strategies, and infrastructure maintenance protocols. Luke has owned as well as worked on hundreds of projects throughout New England and some in other regions across North and Central America. To date, he has managed the successful restoration of over 200 vintage turbines. He has an exemplary track record of achieving dramatic profitability gains through disciplined focus on increasing plant capacity factors, increasing unit margins, and decreasing operating expenses. Mr. Wright has a track record of achieving substantial increases in plant production through the initiation of personnel training programs, manual inspection routines, and prudent monitoring equipment upgrades. Like his father, Lucas successfully executed his first hydroelectric generating plant restoration in 1993. That plant is still viable and operating today. He is proficient in the purchase and sales of projects, Renewable Energy Credit markets and procurement, grant procurement, engineering design, project management, and customer relations. Overall, Luke has mastered the ability to maximize profits at small hydropower plant throughout New England. His knowledge of the field and the projects he has completed are significant. He is known industry wide as an expert in the hydroelectric field.

Tim St. George

Foreman/Supervisor
Tim is a qualified Foreman/Operator/Mechanic that has been with Ware River Power for nearly 15 years. Tim started at the age of 19, operating and repairing hydroelectric facilities. He is a well-known expert in his field. His dedication to his job and his tireless work ethic are relentless. As a young working foreman and a hydro operator, Tim leads by example. His intricate knowledge of the plants he operates, combined with his commonsense approach, make him an invaluable asset to Ware River Power.

John Marchand

Shop Foreman
John began with David Wright in 1985 and he has continued to work for Luke since. John’s mechanical experience, organizational skills and work ethic are a key to our success.

Mike Desroches, Zach Footit and Jack Wilson

Hydro Operators
Mike, Zach and Jack have a combined 35 years of experience operating and repairing hydroelectric facilities. Our operators possess the ability to identify problems and arrive at solutions to avert potential outages and damages to equipment. Their focus on details are critical to the operation and maintenance of all the facilities we own and manage.