Dave Robau More about Dave Robau Dave Robau is one of the energy industry’s foremost thinkers and strategists. As an advocate for resource conservation and sustainable forms of energy, he has extensive experience at all levels of business and government. Mr. Robau is the Founder and Chief Scientist of National Energy USA, an environmental engineering firm dedicated to bringing emerging and innovative energy technologies into the commercial market. He has 18 years of professional work experience in civil and environmental engineering, predominately with the U.S. Department of Defense. Most recently, as an Environmental Scientist with the U.S. Air Force, he developed a first-of-it’s kind net zero energy building for the Department of Defense. His research has led to ground-breaking innovations in renewable energy microgrids, vertical-axis wind turbines, electric vehicle inductive charging, As a Subject Matter Expert in the field of energy and sustainability, he is invited to speak at technical conferences around the world. His research often appears in publications such as The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, as well as peer-reviewed scientific journals. In 2011, Mr. Robau received a White House Award as President Obama’s “Champions of Change” for his dedication to sustainability and environmental stewardship. He was honored at a White House ceremony chaired by the U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus.