About Summit Energy Group

Summit Energy Group LLC (Summit) is a project development, optimization and management firm serving the construction of distributed generation and utility power plants. The primary strengths and background of Summit are in Wind, Photovoltaic (PV) solar, and Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) technology. Summit provides management services at early stage development, construction, interconnect startup, commissioning, preventative maintenance and operations.

"I believe in the grace of God, hard work, integrity, keeping your word, and building long lasting relationships for the success of all I associate with… and I love the energy market"
- Kendal C. Hansen

Kendal Hansen Summit Energy Group

Kendal Hansen

Kendal Hansen attended Montana State University graduating with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Upon graduation he worked for D.H. Blattner and Blattner Energy throughout the US. Kendal worked as the general manager for CMG Oil and Gas in the Bakken. In 2015 Kendal founded Summit Energy Group with the goal of creating a company that could serve our employees better career opportunities and provide unsurpassed services to the clients. In 2018 Summit expanded into four key markets: wind, DG solar, large IPP solar, and utility solar. Summit expanded into combined cycle, standalone transmission, energy storage and sub stations in 2020.

Kristie Hansen Summit Energy Group

Kristie Hansen

Kristie Hansen grew up in Western Washington. She earned her undergraduate degree from Montana State University and her Masters Degree from City University of Seattle. She began her career in renewable energy as a Site Coordinator on a solar site in California. She started working for Summit Energy Group in 2015.

Thomas Walker Summit Energy Group

Thomas Walker

Thomas Walker serves as a remote Project Manager for Summit Energy Group who has over 24 years of experience in the construction industry. The last 16 years he has spent working in Renewable Energy. In 2005 he went to work for D.H. Blattner as a foreman and later worked as a Superintendent, Site Construction Manager, and General Superintendent prior to leaving mid-2019 to go to work with his former co-worker, Kendal Hansen, at his company Summit Energy Group.

Randi Strickland Summit Energy Group

Randi Strickland

Randi Strickland is a Montana native and graduated from Pacific University, Oregon with a degree in Accounting & Finance. Upon graduating she served in the tax and accounting sector at the international, public, and private level before switching gears to focus on office management and human resources. She joined Summit Energy Group in 2019.

Tyler Kingsbury Summit Energy Group

Tyler Kingsbury

Tyler Kingsbury grew up in MT and attended college at Montana State University and earned a degree in Construction Engineering Technology. Upon graduating he went to work for D.H.Blattner for 13 years throughout the U.S. working in Renewable Energy. In 2019 he joined the Summit Energy Group team as a consultant and moved into a home office position in 2023.