Dr. Alex Kalu, Ph.D.

Dr. Alex Kalu, Ph.D.

Alex Kalu, Ph.D., heads our energy services including alternative, renewable and distributed energy generation and, Toby Energy Group, LLC, and is Vice President of Toby Materials and Technology Limited in Nigeria. Dr. Kalu possesses a wealth of experience and knowledge with innovative and implementable technological ideas in smart grid technology, solar power, bio-mass power, wind power, bio-fuels, fuel cells, geothermal power, hydro-power, distributed generation technologies, micro-grids, combined heat and power/co-generation waste-to-energy and waste management.


  • Ph.D. – Electrical and Industrial Engineering, Louisiana State University, 1985
  • B.S.E.E. – University of Texas at Arlington, 1980


  • Advisor, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Advisor, Solar Energy Systems for NASA, Kennedy Space Center
  • Founding Director of the Center for Advanced Water Technology and Energy Systems, Savannah State University, Savannah, Georgia
  • Collaborated with Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC) in several solar energy projects including energy projects funded by U.S. Department of Energy (USDOE).
  • Published a number of technical articles in power/energy systems