The New Hampshire Division of Economic Development announced today that Bob Reals, Jr. has been hired as Business Energy Efficiency Program Manager as part of the state’s Business Resource Center.
In this role, Reals will direct and coordinate business energy efficiency programs and policy planning initiatives as well as facilitate collaboration between public and private entities advocating for sustainable in-state energy practices. He will also seek resources from government sources and non-profit organizations to promote the State’s business energy efficiency program planning and green technology development.
“With energy efficiency and the development of green jobs taking on added importance in our overall state economic development planning, Bob is a key addition to our team,” New Hampshire Division of Economic Development Interim Director Roy Duddy said. “He has over 15 years of experience in implementing residential and commercial energy efficiency programs and truly has the pulse of the latest technologies that will help the local business community to save money while preserving the environment.”
Reals previously served as Energy Services Manager at NH Electric Co-op where he supervised staff and contractors for the delivery of $12M in energy efficiency products and services to over 10,000 residential and business customers. As Senior Consultant for Plymouth-based Business & Energy Services, he also assisted the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority with the presentation of its energy and environmental offerings to New York’s 47 municipal and four rural co-op electric systems.
A resident of Plymouth, Reals completed his MBA with at the University at Albany and was designated a Certified Demand-Side Services and Energy Procurement Professional by the Association of Energy Engineers.
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