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Energy Professionals Delivering Incomparable Solutions, Consultation, and Strategy.


Navigating the evolving need for "Sustainable" demands perspective...and Link delivers.


From the Plant to the Boardroom, Link Navigates the Connectivities.


More Sustainable Energy, BioEnergy, SMR/Nuclear, CCGT, Cleaner Coal, or.. we've walked-the-walk.


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Energy Consulting, Strategy, and Engineered Solutions

  • Link as part of a Teledyne Brown Team wins Strategic Consulting Contract with TVA
  • Link submits response to DOE EERE Special Notice re: Weatherization
  • Link submits response to DOE Sources Sought: re: Offshore Wind
  • Link discusses partnering re: upcoming DOE Idaho Nuclear Energy Consulting
  • Link discusses teaming re: DOE Appliance Efficiency Sources Sought
  • Link as a part of the ICF International Team awarded USTDA IDIQ
  • Link as part of a Navigant Consulting Team wins a Navy e-Seaport contract
  • Link expands consulting work at Permatherm, a leading building energy efficiency supplier
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Link Resources SDVOSB Energy Consulting Jacqueline F. Bird

MS. JACQUELINE F. BIRD - SENIOR CONSULTANT ENERGY has long leadership involvement in various aspects of the energy sector, including program responsibility in diverse aspects of energy development, major multiple-party projects and collaborative consortiums. Seven years with global AE firm servicing electric power industry as business development/customer relationship manager, marketing to commercial and government customers.  Prior leadership position in State government as Director of nation’s first and one of its then-largest ($1B+ overall) state clean coal technology RD&D programs, coordinating involvement of public and private energy providers, corresponding federal agencies, trade organizations, energy institutes, and academia. Thirteen years as ODOD Director’s voting designate to the Ohio Power Siting Board.

Key Employment:

  • Senior Consultant: Link Resources, Inc. 2014 - Present
  • Worley Parsons Group Inc., Reading, PA:
    • Director / Business Development, Power – PJM Region 2009-2014
    • Director / Government & Advanced Energy Projects 2007-2009
  • Ohio Department of Development, Columbus, OH: 1984-2006
    • (office later transferred to Ohio Air Quality Development Authority)
    • Director / Ohio Coal Development Office (OCDO)
    • Oversaw large portfolio of contracts for clean coal technology projects; total project value exceeded $1B, with $3+/Federal & private for every $1/State invested
    • Coordinated statutory, 14-member OCDO Director’s Technical Advisory Committee, comprised of public/private energy executives and elected officials
    • Created the Ohio Coal Research Consortium
    • Established the Midwest Carbon Sequestration Partnership
    • Director’s voting representative to the Ohio Power Siting Board
    • served as Ohio Department of Development Director’s voting representative to the Ohio Power Siting Board from 1989-2004
    • Public face of the office – routinely interfaced with media; testified before Ohio and Kentucky state general assemblies regarding energy industry needs and challenges
  • State of Ohio, Columbus, Ohio
    • Liaison Officer / Coal R&D Office / Ohio Dept. of Energy


  • B.S., The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
  • Graduate level and continuing education courses in public utility regulation, city and regional planning, management and leadership.

Present and Past Affiliations

  • National Coal Council 1989 - Present

    • One of first four (4) women appointed to the 125-member NCC
    • Current Policy Committee member, past Executive and Communications committees member
  • Ohio Energy Project (K-12 STEM Energy Education) 1989 to Present

    • Current Board member, previous trustee
  • Washington Coal Club 1989 to Present

    • Current Board member, past President
  • Coal Gen Conference (PennWell) Steering Committee 2012 to Present
  • Coal Utilization Research Council (CURC) (member)
  • Pittsburgh Coal Conference (steering committee)
  • Women in Mining
    • Co-founder, past President, former Ohio Chapter national representative
  • Coal Byproducts Recycling Consortium                          
    • Steering committee member, past Eastern Region Chair

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