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Regulation & Policy

Affordable Utility Service

One notion of fairness is the affordability of utility services to all households, including those living in poverty.
Author Bio: 

Mr. Kenneth Costello is Regulatory Economist/Independent Consultant. He has conducted extensive research and written on a wide variety of topics related to the energy industries and public utility regulation.

Advice to Regulators

From Meter Reader to CEO

Conversation with John Hargrove, retiring CEO of the Association of Energy Service Professionals
ICF's Senior Vice President of Market Development Mike Mernick sat down with John Hargrove to reflect on his career.
Author Bio: 

Mike Mernick is a Senior Vice President leading Market Development within ICF’s Commercial Energy Division. He has supported AESP extensively over the past two decades including serving on the Board of Directors for fourteen years and was past President of the AESP Northeast Chapter. He is a recipient of the prestigious BH Prasad Award, AESP’s top individual member honor.

John Hargrove is the CEO of the Association of Energy Service Professionals, a dynamic community of energy professionals dedicated to advancing the industry through professional development, networking and supporting a resilient, sustainable energy future. John is an often-invited industry speaker having spent the majority of his forty plus utility industry career years in a variety of progressively responsible management and executive roles in the energy efficiency and renewable energy industries. His experience includes design and management of utility programs, performance contracting sales and management, and non-profit industry trade association management and oversight.

Career Reflections