Chief Executive Officer
Robert J. Foxen, P.E., C.E.M
Mr. Foxen is a proven energy project developer and engineering consultant with over 30 years of experience in the energy and environmental fields. He recently managed microgrid feasibility studies funded by NYSERDA in Southampton, Greenport, and Port Jefferson, Long Island, New York. He previously developed and operated a variety of energy projects, including a 54-MW peaking plant in Greenport, New York; two 12.5-MW biomass fired power plants in California; a 500-kW anaerobic digester/cogeneration project in New York; and a 150,000-ton per year wood pellet plant in Georgia.
He previously co-founded and was CEO of ERM-New England, Inc., a leading environmental consulting company for Fortune 500 Companies. ERM was acquired in 2001 by 3i Group, plc, a London-based private equity firm. He also co-founded a boutique investment bank and insurance brokerage firm that arranges financing and insurance for brownfield site development. Also, Mr. Foxen has had first-hand environmental regulatory and policy experience with the US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water Programs.
Mr. Foxen has a Bachelor of Science from Villanova University and a Masters of Engineering from Manhattan College. He also completed the Owner/President Management program at Harvard Business School. He is a registered professional engineer, a Certified Energy Manager, and a Technical Assistance Partner with PSEG-Long Island, and a PACE Funding Partner.