NECEC Appoints Executives from Ameresco, EnerNOC, E2Tech, and Greentown Labs to its Board
BOSTON, MA – November 9, 2017 NECEC (Northeast Clean Energy Council and the NECEC Institute) announced the election of four new board members representing leading energy companies and cleantech ecosystem organizations.
NECEC’s newly elected board members include:
George Sakellaris, President and CEO of Ameresco, who joins the board of the Northeast Clean Energy Council
Christian Weeks, Vice President and General Manager of Global Demand Response, EnerNOC, an Enel Group Company, who joins the boards of the Northeast Clean Energy Council and NECEC Institute
Jeff Marks, Executive Director of the Environmental and Energy Technology Council of Maine (E2Tech), who joins the boards of the Northeast Clean Energy Council and NECEC Institute
Emily Reichert, CEO of Greentown Labs, who joins the board of NECEC Institute
“We welcome George, Christian, Jeff, and Emily to our board of directors and look forward to engaging with them to advance our mission to grow the Northeast clean energy economy,” said Peter Rothstein, President of NECEC. “From influencing state and regional policy to nurturing early-stage cleantech companies, these individuals bring decades of diverse clean energy experience to the table and we are honored to have them on our board.”
Sakellaris is President & CEO of Ameresco. A pioneer and leader who has utilized vision and entrepreneurial spirit in his more than 40 year career to encourage private investment in energy efficiency and renewable initiatives, he founded Ameresco in 2000 to build a product-neutral and supplier-independent energy company. The company has grown to a $650 million public energy solutions provider that has arranged financing for over $2.5 billion in energy projects for customers, and been involved in energy efficiency and renewable energy projects valued at a total of more than $5 billion. On Thursday, October 26, NECEC honored Sakellaris with the special “Decade of Influence” Green Tie Gala Award for her contributions to advancing the clean energy economy over the past decade.
“It’s an honor to join the Board of the Northeast Clean Energy Council,” said Sakellaris. “Since the organization’s inception ten years ago, NECEC has achieved great success in its work advocating for our industry’s issues and moving the cleantech industry forward, and I am pleased to join forces to continue to advance innovation and the overall industry.”