Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships

Denise Rouleau

Denise Rouleau

Denise Rouleau has been involved with and assisted NEEP’s work for nearly 20 years. As Deputy Director, she will oversee internal activities associated with planning, organizing, funding, marketing, and delivering NEEP’s solutions to advance the organization’s mission. This includes supporting customer relations and regional partnerships to accelerate advanced efficiency solutions on a regional scale.

Denise comes to NEEP as a well-regarded clean energy professional with a track record of developing and driving successful national, regional, and local energy efficiency programs and initiatives. Prior to NEEP, she managed her own consulting practice in energy efficiency, demand response, program and market evaluation, analysis, and training. Her career also includes serving as a manager for clean energy EM&V at TetraTech and as the commercial sector division manager for the Consortium for Energy Efficiency for 10 years.

Denise began her clean energy career as a program manager for the ENERGY STAR Buildings Program in 1995-97. She holds a Master of Environmental Policy from Tufts University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Administration of Law and Justice from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell. She is a LEED Accredited professional with the U.S. Green Building Council, and certified as a Project Management Professional, Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, and in the Agile/Scrum Methodology.


Q: What is your favorite thing about NEEP?

A: I really like the collaborative nature of NEEP and its work.

Q: What is something about you that would surprise people?

A: I have earned a high red belt in Taekwando.

Q: If you could spend one week anywhere in the world, where would it be? Why?

A: I would spend that week in Egypt because I am fascinated with its history.