NEEP Seeks New Leadership for a New Decade

Lexington, MA – Today, Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP) Founder and Executive Director Sue Coakley announced that she will retire from NEEP in 2021. A long-time leader of regional collaboration to make homes and buildings energy efficient, Sue founded NEEP in 1996 as the first regional energy efficiency organization (REEO) in the nation. She has since led NEEP in accelerating building energy efficiency and transforming markets.

Lexington, MA - Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP) announced four recent staff promotions/title changes.

John Balfe, NEEP’s Buildings & Communities Associate since 2015, has been promoted to Buildings & Communities Senior Associate. John helps drive energy efficiency in new and retrofitted schools and public buildings in the region through his work on NEEP’s high performance schools and Community Action Planning for Energy Efficiency (CAPEE) projects. He works with various stakeholders to…

Experts in clean energy join Board leadership team

Lexington, MA – Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP), a non-profit that accelerates energy efficiency in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states as a core clean energy strategy to build an affordable, sustainable, and resilient regional energy system, announces two additions to its Board of Directors. Joining the organization’s current board are: Janet Joseph, senior vice president for Strategy and Market Development at the…

Organization adds first-ever Deputy Director

Lexington, MA November 21, 2017 – Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP), a non-profit that accelerates energy efficiency in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states as a core clean energy strategy to build an affordable, sustainable, and resilient regional energy system, announces two new staff members. Denise Rouleau joins NEEP as Deputy Director while Giselle Procaccianti joins as Technology &…

Join NEEP and HMFA Architects at Newburyport’s Bresnahan Elementary School

Lexington, MA April 3, 2017 – Since 2002, parents, teachers, school nurses, custodians, advocates, and agencies have promoted National Healthy Schools Day activities nationwide. This year is no different, and Tuesday, April 4, 2017 marks the 15th annual celebration. Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP) is proud to partner on this initiative, and will celebrate with a tour at a local…

NEEP offers support and expertise to first group of sign-ons in joint effort to make Zero Energy Schools mainstream

LEXINGTON, MA, December 6, 2016Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP) joins fellow national organizations, six school districts, and two states in the Energy Department’s Better Buildings Zero Energy Schools Accelerator. This collaborative effort to develop…

Seven different NEEP states, as well as three additional partners, will pilot EM&V studies in CT

LEXINGTON, MA, September 6, 2016Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP) and several of its partners were recently awarded a grant from U.S. Department of Energy’s State Energy Program (SEP). NEEP, along with Connecticut, Delaware, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island…

NEEP and many of its stakeholder partners part of best practice sharing system

LEXINGTON, MA, July 11, 2016Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP) has recently become a new member of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Better Buildings Residential Network, which connects energy efficiency programs and partners to share best practices and learn from one another to increase the number of homes…

NEEP celebrated its 20th anniversary by honoring four women with lifetime achievement awards

LEXINGTON, MA, July 6, 2016Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP) recently honored four women for their pioneering leadership in the energy efficiency field. NEEP recognized Gina McCarthy, Dr. Kathleen Hogan, Beth Sachs, and Meredith Hatfield for their life-long contributions to advancing energy efficiency. The women were honored as part of NEEP’s 20th Anniversary Celebration dinner at…

Organizations cut costs, boost competitiveness, and save region millions through energy efficiency investments

LEXINGTON, MA, May 23, 2016Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP) is pleased to announce six regional organizations as this year’s Northeast Business Leaders for Energy Efficiency. NEEP is recognizing these businesses for their outstanding efforts to advance energy efficiency. They will be honored at the 2016 Northeast Energy Efficiency Summit at the Omni Mt. Washington Resort in Bretton…

Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships and its Sponsors earns 17th consecutive award for its sustained leadership to protect the environment

LEXINGTON, MA, March 28, 2016 – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP) and 12 of its sponsors with a 2016 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award recognizing their continued leadership in protecting our environment through outstanding energy efficiency achievements. NEEP…

 

Independent reports reach same conclusions on the future of energy efficiency evaluation, measurement, and verification

Lexington, MA, December 16, 2015 - The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) and Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP) released new reports today that analyze the current and future impacts of information and communications technologies (ICT) on evaluation, measurement, and verification (EM&V) practices. EM&V demonstrates the value of energy efficiency programs by providing accurate,…

Organizations cut costs, boost competitiveness, and save region millions through energy efficiency investments

LEXINGTON, MA, June 22, 2015Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP) is pleased to announce 14 regional organizations as this year’s Northeast Business Leaders for Energy Efficiency. NEEP is recognizing these businesses for their outstanding efforts to advance energy efficiency. They will be honored at the NEEP workshops at the Omni Mt. Washington Resort in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire November 12-13,…

NEEP commits to expand energy efficiency in Northeast and Mid-Atlantic.

Lexington, MA Thursday, May 28, 2015 – The Energy Department announced Thursday a Better Buildings Home Energy Information Accelerator, which will convene leaders to expand awareness of and support market adoption and use of home energy ratings and labels. By highlighting the energy efficiency features of homes, such energy ratings and labels support the inclusion of efficiency in assessing the market value of…

Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships and its Sponsors earns 16th consecutive award for its sustained leadership to protect the environment

LEXINGTON, MA, April 6, 2015 – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP) and twelve of its sponsors with a 2015 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award recognizing their continued leadership in protecting our environment through outstanding energy efficiency achievements.…

Energy Efficiency expert to direct DesignLights® Consortium.

Lexington, MA, February 11, 2015 – Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP) announced today that Christina Halfpenny will join the NEEP Senior Management Team as Director of DesignLights Consortium® (DLC) beginning February 23. Halfpenny will direct all aspects of the DLC project, which serves the US and Canada with the mission to support accelerated market adoption…

Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships Can Provide Comment on Regional State Rankings in ACEEE State Energy Efficiency Scorecard

WHAT: On October 22, 2014, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) released its annual State Energy Efficiency Scorecard that will, for the eighth consecutive year, rank states on their adoption of policies that encourage energy efficiency. This annual benchmark ranks states on their policy and program efforts, and recommends ways that states can improve their energy efficiency performance in various…

Gov. Pataki, Rep. Tonko & Other Endorsers Discuss Necessary Action for Doubling Our Nation's Energy Productivity 

New York City, NY, September 29, 2014 – The Alliance to Save Energy (the Alliance) and Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP) co-hosted the most recent Energy 2030 On the Road campaign stop in New York City today. The event series has been travelling across the country to engage state and local stakeholders in policy…

NEEP applauds passage of landmark legislation, looks forward to Governor’s signature

Lexington, MA July 2, 2014 – Just hours before the end of the 2014 legislative session, Delaware lawmakers on Tuesday morning passed landmark legislation that will bring the state into parity with other states in the region by allowing its electric and gas utilities to provide energy efficiency programs to their customers and provide a major boost to the state’s efforts to reach its goals under a 2009-mandated Energy Efficiency Resource Standard (EERS…

With growing product list, DLC remains at forefront of fast-moving industry

Lexington, MA, June 30, 2014 – The DesignLights Consortium®, an international commercial LED lighting qualification program, recently saw its Solid State Lighting (SSL) Qualified Products List (QPL) surpass 50,000 products.The list is a leading resource that distinguishes quality high efficiency LED products in the commercial sector. It sets the bar for efficiency program incentives across the U.S. and Canada while…

NEEP Applauds the Obama Administration for its work on regulating CO2 as a pollutant having serious public health, economic, and environmental impacts

Lexington, MA, June 2, 2014 – In response to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal of a commonsense plan requiring states to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants, Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP) commends the Obama administration for its recognition of the value of energy efficiency…

Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships Among Energy Efficiency Organizations That Can Comment on Upcoming EPA Proposed Power Plant Regulations

WHAT: On June 2, 2014, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is scheduled to release a proposal that will contain a suite of options available to states to meet federal requirements to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) from existing power plants. Energy efficiency provisions may be among the options. This proposal originated from President Obama’s request of the EPA, on June 25, 2013,…

One of region’s premier energy efficiency events features new Power Talks on scaling up efficiency in a low-carbon future

Lexington, MA, May 30, 2014Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP) will host its annual Northeast Energy Efficiency Summit in Newport, RI on June 2-3, 2014. This year’s event, titled “The Low-Carbon Future: Scaling Up Energy Efficiency in a Brave, New,…

Organizations cut costs, boost competitiveness, and save region millions through energy efficiency investments

Lexington, MA, May 5, 2014Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP) is pleased to announce 14 regional organizations as this year’s ‘Northeast Business Leaders for Energy Efficiency.’ NEEP is recognizing these businesses for their outstanding efforts to advance energy efficiency. They will be honored at the Northeast Energy Efficiency Summit in Newport…

Lexington, MA, Wednesday, April 9, 2014 – According to the US Environmental Protection Agency, roughly one in 10 children have asthma and are uniquely vulnerable to air quality issues within their schools. This vulnerability results in approximately 10.5 million missed school days each year. For these individuals, poor indoor air quality in our aging schools is a genuine problem with serious consequences. One way to mitigate these consequences is by building or renovating schools according to standards that emphasize superior indoor air quality, low toxicity…

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