NYSERDA Board of Directors Appoints Alicia Barton President and CEO
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) announced that Alicia Barton was appointed president and chief executive officer at its board meeting today. Ms. Barton succeeds John B. Rhodes, who served as president and CEO since 2013, and is now Chair of the Public Service Commission.
Ms. Barton has spent more than a decade in both the public and private sectors leading successful clean energy projects and companies. She was most recently at the law firm of Foley Hoag LLP in Boston, Mass., and served as the co-chair of its Energy & Cleantech practice. She has extensive expertise in the energy sector with regulatory and policy issues, project development, environmental compliance and establishing new markets for clean energy technologies. Read more...
Drone Footage of Net Zero Home
Check out this short drone video of NESEA Member Alan Spector's net zero home in New Jersey. Alan's home was featured in the 2015 BuildingEnergy Pro Tour Series. Since the 9KW solar collector system on his home is set at a low angle it isn't very visible from eye level, but the drone views are very dramatic and beautiful.
Grants Now Available for HERS Rater Training with NEHERS Alliance
When: September 11–22 (online) and October 2–6 (in person)
Where: Manchester, NH
Cost: $2495 (Register by August 15 for $200 off)
The Alliance is pleased to offer high quality HERS rater training classes in the Northeast, approximately 2-3 times per year. Now approved by the Massachusetts Workforce Training Fund, which has grants available for employee training. See the event website for details about how to apply.
Their hybrid HERS rater training classes include an online and a classroom training component. This comprehensive package has everything a student needs to be fully prepared to become a HERS rater. HERS Rater Training is the first step towards Rater Certification. Final registration deadline is August 22nd. Learn more...