After being a key member of NEEP’s program team since 2006, Carolyn Sarno Goldthwaite left NEEP on Friday, January 7, 2022 to pursue new opportunities. As the Senior Director of Advanced Energy Solutions, Carolyn played a central role in the development and evolution of NEEP’s program work. She oversaw NEEP’s work in energy codes and appliance standards, policy and evaluation, low-carbon community planning, and worked with partners across the region and with the U.S. Department of Energy on numerous projects through the years.

Carolyn also served on NEEP’s…

Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships is pleased to announce that four leaders in the energy industry – Donnel Baird, Tina Bennett, William Ellis, and Jamal Lewis – have joined the Board of Directors.

“NEEP is excited to welcome these four outstanding individuals to the Board of Directors,” said Scott Johnstone, President of NEEP’s Board of Directors. “These leaders bring a diverse set of perspectives, experiences, and…

Boston, MA – Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP) has been selected from a competitive pool of 35 applicants to receive a pro bono consulting engagement by Harvard Business School Association of Boston’s Community Action Partners (CAP).

“NEEP is excited to work with the expert team from Community Action Partners to develop a business plan and go-to-market strategy for the tools we’ve built to support city and state governments,” says NEEP…

Lexington, MA – As Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships celebrates its 25th anniversary year, it is pleased to announce that Marion Gold, former Commissioner of the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission (RI PUC), has joined the Board of Directors.

Dr. Gold has been a leader in environmental issues throughout her tenure in…

Lexington, MA – Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships is pleased to announce that Rebecca Boll, Chief Product Officer at Fluence, has joined the Board of Directors. She will begin her tenure later this month.

As Chief Product Officer, Rebecca leads Fluence’s strategic development of products and services for the global utility and commercial & industrial (C&I)…

Lexington, MA - As Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships celebrates its 25th anniversary year, it is pleased to announce the selection of Arah Schuur as its new Executive Director. Arah was selected after an extensive search and selection process, and will begin March 1, 2021. She is currently Managing Consultant at Optimal Energy, a clean energy consulting firm supporting state and federal energy offices, program administrators, and utilities.…

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…

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