Massachusetts Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Ian Bowles has appointed Philip Giudice, currently senior vice president of corporate development for EnerNOC Inc., commissioner of the commonwealth's Division of Energy Resources (DOER). According to Bowles' office, the DOER is responsible for reviewing the energy efficiency plans of electricity distribution utilities and for regulating the renewable energy portfolio standard.
‘Governor Patrick and I are pleased to have one of the region's leading energy-technology entrepreneurs turn his personal energies to public service, for the benefit of the commonwealth,’ comments Bowles. ‘Phil Giudice is a proven innovator who will bring unmatched creativity to the challenge of taking a quantum leap forward on energy efficiency and renewable energy in the years ahead.’
Giudice, who is currently senior vice president of corporate development for EnerNOC Inc. and a member of the company's board of directors, will begin his new role as commissioner on July 1. He brings 30 years of experience to the position. Prior to joining EnerNOC, he served as a vice president, senior partner and leader of Mercer Management Consulting's global energy utilities practice.