What we do

Kalina Power is a cleantech leader in Geothermal and Waste Heat to Power (WHP) focused on the industrialisation of the Kalina Cycle® Technology, a superior zero emissions technology. We are developing our own projects with established industry and financial partners. We also offer licenses for Turnkey KALiNA Power solutions to customers seeking to reduce their carbon footprint and energy costs.

We are modularizing the KALiNA Cycle in Alberta for priority industrial and geothermal applications and have over 300 MW of projects in development.

Kalina Power holds one of the most substantial intellectual property portfolios in the sector. Our proven power development team has a combined 150 years’ technology commercialization experience and has collectively delivered projects generating over 8 GW of power.


Virtual Tour of the 3.4MWe Kalina Cycle Geothermal Power plant in Unterhaching, Germany

Video Walkthrough of the plant and 3D animation of key elements for Kalina Cycle Closed Loop System.

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Directors and Senior Management

Mr. Stephen White
Non-Executive Chairman

Stephen White has had an impressive entrepreneurial career which included co-founding two successful energy sector companies that eventually sold for a total of ~A$20 billion. He is currently serving as Strategic Advisory Board Member to a Multinational Investment Bank-sponsored Private Equity Fund.

Mr. White was co-founder, President and Chief Financial Officer of Veresen Inc from 1997 to 2003 and its President and Chief Executive Officer until 2012. Under his leadership, Veresen grew to a 200+ employee business engaged in pipeline transportation, an ownership interest in a world-class natural gas liquids extraction facility near Chicago and a successful power business in Canada and the United States. Veresen was sold in 2017 to Pembina Pipeline Corp for ~A$10.8 billion. He was also Co-Founder, Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Western Oilsands Inc from 1999 to 2000 which was subsequently sold in 2007 to Marathon Oil for ~A$9 billion.

Appointed August 2022

Mr Ross MacLachlan
Managing Director, CEO

Mr. MacLachlan has been involved in technology development and commercialization as an active venture capital investor and executive for over 30 years. He has worked and invested with technology companies in a range of industries especially those in the conventional and alternative energy sectors. A strong competency in corporate finance, business development and the strategic management of developing companies; including intellectual property management and technology commercialization.

Mr. MacLachlan has been a frequent speaker and panel participant relating to public policy and development of the cleantech industry, providing advice to provincial and federal governments in Canada.

He is a member of the BC Cleantech CEO Alliance and has served on the boards of both:

Appointed 26 June 2015

Mr Timothy Horgan
Executive Director

Mr Horgan is a qualified lawyer and business executive with over 20 years experience in Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia.

Mr Horgan practiced law with Minter Ellison in Australia before moving to London where he acted as Counsel for S & P 100 Company, The Gillette Company. He sat on Gillette’s Africa, Middle East and Europe Operational Committee overseeing annual sales in excess of USD 1.2 Billion.

Mr Horgan also has extensive licensing experience having overseen the acquisition and licensing of the 2002 and 2006 FIFA world cup broadcast rights for over USD 1 billion.

Mr Horgan has acted as founder, director and advisor to numerous Mining and Energy Companies. His recent experience includes listing South African Coal Company Universal Coal Plc on the ASX and Hungarian Energy Company, Wildhorse Energy PLC, on AIM.

Mr. Jeffry Myers

Mr. Myers is one of North America’s leading power generation sector professionals, with over 30 years of experience in the downstream energy sector. He has led the development, financing, execution and operation of over 3GWe of independent power projects. Mr. Myers continues to be involved in the development of independent power projects through his position on the Boards of a number of private, clean technology companies and as a senior operating partner at Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners (a US$7bn infrastructure fund).

Mr. Myers was a co-founder, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Pristine Power (a developer, builder, and operator of independent power plants that produced and sold electricity for industrial users in Canada). Mr. Myers oversaw Pristine Power’s foundation in 2002, public listing in 2008, and successful sale to Veresen (TSE: VSN, c. C$4.2bn market capitalisation), for US$300m, in late 2010. KALiNA Power’s CEO, Mr. Ross MacLachlan, served as a director with Mr. Myers at Pristine Power from 2002 to 2010.

Appointed 19 October 2016.

Mr. Peter Littlewood

As one of Asia-Pacific’s leading sector professionals, Mr. Littlewood was formerly the Group Director of Operations at CLP Group (“China Light and Power”) and was responsible for developing and implementing power projects across China, Hong Kong, India, and other Asia-Pacific countries. He was a member of the Group Executive Committee and Investment Committee, and a Director for numerous China Light and Power subsidiaries and has over 40 years of experience in the energy and power sector.

Over a 36 year career with China Light and Power in Hong Kong, Mr. Littlewood was responsible for engineering, project management, construction, operations and fuel supply for the entire power generation portfolio with Mr. Littlewood being instrumental in the development of multiple projects using coal, natural gas, nuclear, hydro, wind, solar and biomass technologies. During his tenure, China Light and Power became the largest international investor in the Asia-Pacific power market and is the largest external investor in the mainland China power market. It is a significant international investor in the conventional and renewable power sectors and holds significant investments, joint ventures and operations across China, Hong Kong, India, Thailand, Taiwan, and Australia including 100% ownership of Australian subsidiary, Energy Australia.

Mr. Littlewood is currently a member of the Advisory Board for Bloomberg New Energy Finance. He holds a Master’s Degree in Engineering (first class honours) from the University of Cambridge and has completed the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program.

Appointed 24 July 2017

Dr. Malcolm Jacques
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Non-Executive Director

Dr Jacques is an independent energy consultant, focusing on the Renewable and Clean Energy sectors, with special emphasis on technical and regulatory issues associated with the integration of distributed and renewable energy sources into existing power grids. Dr Jacques maintains close working relationships with policy makers, regulators, financial organizations and consultants in the energy sectors in Europe and the USA.

Dr Jacques’ international career has embraced research, development and implementation of numerous energy technologies in both the public and private sectors. He has worked with several well-known companies and organizations including BP Ventures (UK), The Energy Laboratory, MIT (Cambridge, USA), Strategic Research Foundation (Australia) and has played key roles in the establishment and management of public and private energy technology companies in Australia and North America.

Appointed 2 March 2010

Mr. Nigel Chea
President, Greater China

Mr. Chea is a highly experienced professional with in-depth knowledge with over 20 years of experience working in Asia, with focus in the PRC and nearby SE Asia region, especially the intricate power and infrastructural or manufacturing industries. Mr. Chea was formerly the senior vice president of CGN New Energy Holdings in Hong Kong (formerly Meiya Power Company Limited).

Appointed April 2017