PHOENIX, March 17, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Association of Energy Services Professionals (www.aesp.org) has named John Hargrove as the association's president and chief executive officer. The appointment is effective as of today.
Most recently, John was the director of renewable programs at NV Energy for 10 years and prior to that he managed numerous energy efficiency programs at NV Energy. John was elected to AESP's board three times; volunteered on numerous board committees; and served as AESP's chair of the board from 2012 – 2013.
"I believe that energy efficiency is on the cusp of dramatic changes in terms of consumer acceptance and adoption regionally, nationally and internationally," Hargrove said. "This is a very exciting time and as an association we must embrace change and be proactive in our role as a catalyst for energy efficiency, demand response and evaluation."
"I couldn't be more thrilled to have John on board as AESP's new CEO," said Sara Conzemius, AESP's board chair. "John's years of extensive experience at NV Energy and as an AESP Board member make him the ideal match. He is a consummate leader, who shows unwavering dedication to our industry, our association and to our members. I am excited to see where he will take AESP and I am looking forward to working with him to continue to grow a strong industry and association for energy service professionals."
The Association of Energy Services Professionals (www.aesp.org) provides professional development programs, a network of energy practitioners, and promotes the transfer of knowledge and experience. Our members work in the energy services industry and represent electric and natural gas utilities, public benefits associations, regulatory and non-profit entities, vendors, manufacturers and consulting firms. Founded in 1989, AESP is a member-based association dedicated to improving the delivery and implementation of energy efficiency, energy management and distributed renewable resources. AESP provides professional development programs, a network of energy practitioners, and promotes the transfer of knowledge and experience.
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