Author Archives: John Odell
About John OdellEnergy Efficiency and Conservation Manager – City of Worcester: John has over 20 years of experience in the energy field. He is currently the City of Worcester’s Energy Efficiency and Conservation Manager and is responsible for managing many of the City’s ‘green’ initiatives, including the City’s $27M ESCo project with Honeywell International, MA Green Community sub-grant and outreach program, Federal EECBG grant program, the City’s municipal energy contracts, research and grant writing for additional funding opportunities, and all energy related community outreach and partnership efforts. Before coming to Worcester he worked as the Energy Services and Communications Administrator for the Town of Concord, MA Municipal Light Plant. His accomplishments include the American Public Power Association’s 2005 National Energy Innovator Award.
WPI Students Jon Gaffen, John Fitzpatrick, and Andrew Bennett One of the prototype projects that came out of the brainstorming at the Summit was an idea the participants called a “Viral Video Challenge.” College students would mentor middle-school students and … Continue reading →
What did I think of the Community Summit? Just one man’s biased opinion, but I thought it was most productive. But then I knew it would be. It was topical, had great keynote speakers, was organized in a very thoughtful … Continue reading →