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Updated as of July 6, 2020

Mission Statement

Power Lines Across Fields

The mission of the EBC Energy Resources Committee is to identify and address energy and renewable energy issues that are of concern and of interest to EBC members and their clients. Issues include but are not limited to legislative, regulatory and policy developments in the New England states, innovative technologies, recent project successes, and business development opportunities at the federal, state, regional, and local level. These issues are addressed by providing objective information from up-to-date and reliable sources including government officials, technology developers, and business experts.

To implement this mission statement, the committee will:

  • Create and foster an open and ongoing exchange with legislators and regulators.
  • Organize focus groups to provide state regulators and policy makers with ideas, experiences and opinions on defined draft policies or regulations.
  • Organize routine committee meetings where guest speakers can address topics of concern.
  • Organize seminars, workshops or conferences on energy and renewable energy issues.
  • Organize Matchmaking sessions that focus on energy and renewable energy sectors.
  • Foster networking opportunities that create opportunities for the EBC membership to meet important stakeholders, potential clients and other EBC members.

Program Topics of Interest include:

  • Grid transformation and modernization including development of smart grids
  • Domestic shale gas revolution and its impact on the generation mix
  • Natural gas delivery to the northeast including pipelines and LNG
  • Power plant retirements
  • Distributed generation, demand resources and micro grids
  • Solar power policy and development including SRECs
  • Land-based and offshore wind energy policy and development
  • Net metering policies
  • Biomass, waste-to-energy, and anaerobic digestion
  • Deployment of niche and developing technologies such as landfill gas, fuel cells and hydrokinetics
  • State and federal energy policies including the Green Communities Act, Clean Energy Standard, Global Warming Solutions Act, and proposed legislation
  • EPA Clean Power Plan
  • FERC Order 1000 (transmission)
  • Importing Canadian Hydro and Wind
  • Reemergence of Nuclear Power
  • The role of ISO New England and other RTOs

Committee Leadership

Committee Chair

Marc Bergeron, PWS, CWS, Associate
Epsilon Associates, Inc.
3 Mill & Main Place, Suite 250, Maynard, MA 01754
978.461.6253  //  MBergeron@epsilonassociates.com

Leadership Team

The members of the EBC Energy Resources Committee Leadership team meet routinely with the committee chair to identify topics for future EBC programs. As part of their responsibility, members of the leadership team will also take on the role of program chair to organize and moderate EBC programs for this committee.

Current members of the EBC Energy Resources Committee Leadership Team include:

Stephen B. Barrett, LEED AP, Principal
Barrett Energy Resources Group
PO Box 1004, Concord, Massachusetts 01742
339.234.2696  //  steve@barrettenergygroup.com

Julie Barry, Attorney
Prince Lobel Tye LLP
100 Cambridge Street, Suite 2200, Boston, MA  02114
617.456.8090  //  jbarry@PrinceLobel.com

Dan Belin, Energy Market Lead
PO Box 9151, 101 Walnut Street, Watertown, MA 02472-4026
617.607.1894 // dbelin@vhb.com

Shawn Konary, Senior Director
9 Freezer Road, Sandwich, MA 02459
617.529.3874  //  shawn.konary@nrg.com

Gregg McBridge, LSP, Senior Principal
GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.
249 Vanderbilt Avenue, Norwood, MA 02062
781.278.3828  //  gregg.mcbride@gza.com

Robert Moran, Principal Program Manager
National Grid
245 South Main Street, Hopedale, MA 01747
508.482.1283  //  Robert.moranjr@nationalgrid.com

Tom Rooney, Vice President, Advanced Energy Services
104 Congress Street, Suite 401, Portsmouth, NH 03801
603.766.0781  //   TRooney@trccompanies.com

Kevin Sullivan, PE, LEED AP, Vice President, Office Manager
Fuss & O’Neill, Inc.
108 Myrtle Street, Suite 502, Quincy, MA 02171
860.646.2469 x4704  //  ksullivan@fando.com

Matt Waldrip, PWS, CESSWI, Senior Specialist – Environmental Licensing & Permitting
Eversource Energy
247 Station Drive, SE 2122 Westwood, MA 02090
781.441.8247  //  matthew.waldrip@eversource.com

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