A DMV Efficiency and Resiliency Spotlight
South East Chapter
September 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Join us for a lively virtual discussion with energy experts on regional energy policy and the growing business climate for energy efficiency and resiliency the DMV. We’ll be highlighting local projects and new opportunities with presentations from DC’s Sustainable Energy Utility, Maryland’s Energy Administration and Virginia.
Brandon Bowser is the Energy Resilience Program Manager for the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA). He manages a suite of energy resilience-focused incentive programs that help Maryland organizations develop and install microgrids and other distributed energy resource (DER) systems. Specifically, these include the Resilient Maryland planning program, Resilient Maryland Capital Development program, Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Grant Program, and Jane E. Lawton Conservation Loan Program. Brandon also works with the Policy Team on DER and Nonwires Alternatives (NWA) items. Additionally, he serves as MEA’s ESF12 Emergency Management Coordinator during natural disasters and other events that threaten the integrity of the State’s power grid and fuel supplies. Brandon previously worked for an energy consulting firm for commercial retail properties where he managed a team of energy analysts in utility redistribution and demand response. He has also served at MEA in a prior tenure, during which he managed several residential and commercial renewable and energy efficiency incentive programs. He holds a Master’s Degree in Finance and Bachelor’s Degree in Energy Business & Finance, both from Penn State University.
Mark Bryan serves as the Community Impact Manager at the DCSEU where he collaborates with the District of Columbia’s building industry in support of its various rebate and incentive programs, as well as the Workforce Development Program and our SEICBP Train Green contractor education program. Mark previously served as the Director of Market Transformation for the National Capital Region Community, Virginia and Maryland Communities at the U.S. Green Building Council where he oversaw a small team of staff, three 15-member advisory boards and volunteer cohort of nearly 300 to manage USGBC’s largest green building market. Prior to that role Mark served as Corporate Relations Manager for the Institute for Market Transformation, an Officer for Foundation Relations at the World Wildlife Fund, and as an Officer for Global Partnerships for the United Nations Foundation. He holds an M.A. in International Development from American University and a B.A. in International Affairs from The George Washington University, both in Washington, D.C.
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