Phil Kastelic founded Colorado Forest and Energy, LLC, in 2008. He works with rural communities using the BioEnergy Services Company Model that provides heat and power through distributed energy deployments and supports healthy forests. Phil regularly engages with Rural Utility Coops and XCEL Energy. He consulted in site selection for an Army Corps of Engineer project deploying a 100kW BioMax system on a military base. He was a member of the Colorado SB 11-267 Biomass Work Group.