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End-Use Application and Innovation (EUAI)

Note: Formerly Energy Efficiency Research

General Inquiries:

  • Phone: 518-862-1090 / 1-866-NYSERDA (Toll free)
  • Email: info@nyserda.ny.gov
  • Mail: New York State Energy Research and Development Authority
    17 Columbia Circle
    Albany, New York 12203-6399

  • Peter Douglas, Director
    Phone: 518-862-1090, Ext. 3214
    Email: peter.douglas@nyserda.ny.gov
  • Tammy Malone, Office Manager
    Phone: 518-862-1090, Ext. 3252
    Email: tammy.malone@nyserda.ny.gov
  • Tara Rainstrom, Assistant Project Manager
    Phone: 518-862-1090, Ext. 3291
    Email: tara.rainstrom@nyserda.ny.gov
    Area of Responsibility: Business intelligence, data integrity & quality control, impact evaluation & metrics reporting. Agricultural research.

Buildings Research and Development

  • Joe Borowiec, Program Manager
    Phone : 518-862-1090, Ext. 3381
    Email : joseph.borowiec@nyserda.ny.gov
    Area of Responsibility: Building envelopes, indoor air quality in commercial buildings, residential ventilation, solar thermal, heat pumps, data centers and energy efficient computing
  • Bob Carver, Sr. Project Manager
    Phone : 518-862-1090, Ext. 3242
    Email : robert.carver@nyserda.ny.gov
    Area of Responsibility: Building envelopes, indoor air quality in commercial buildings, residential ventilation, solar thermal, and heat pumps
  • Marsha Walton, Sr. Project Manager
    Phone : 518-862-1090, Ext. 3271
    Email : marsha.walton@nyserda.ny.gov
    Area of Responsibility: Behavior change, lighting R&D, advanced light source, controls and luminaire development, and daylighting applications
  • Anthony Abate, Associate Project Manager
    Phone : 518-862-1090, Ext. 3522
    Email : tony.abate@nyserda.ny.gov
    Area of Responsibility: Demand-side resources including demand response, smart buildings/homes, demand-side smart grid technologies, energy feedback, load management, and dynamic rate research
  • Megan Bulman, Assistant Project Coordinator
    Phone : 518-862-1090, Ext. 3541
    Email : megan.bulman@nyserda.ny.gov
    Area of Responsibility: Provide project management, outreach, research, contract assistance, and metrics collections

Innovation and Business Development (IBD)

  • Jeff Peterson, Program Manager
    Phone : 518-862-1090, Ext. 3288
    Email : jeff.peterson@nyserda.ny.gov
    Area of Responsibility: Market barrier analysis, and business innovation
  • Bryan Berry, Project Manager
    Phone : 518-862-1090, Ext. 3537
    Email : bryan.berry@nyserda.ny.gov
    Area of Responsibility: Entrepreneurial network, business support services, data centers, and energy efficient computing
  • Nicholas Querques, Project Manager
    Phone : 518-862-1090, Ext. 3086
    Email : nicholas.querques@nyserda.ny.gov
    Area of Responsibility: Energy innovation and entrepreneurship, investor and strategic partner network, and venture development
  • Jacques Roeth, Project Manager
    Phone : 518-862-1090, Ext. 3301
    Email : jacques.roeth@nyserda.ny.gov
    Area of Responsibility: Market intelligence, renewable resource assessment, and market/technology gap analysis
  • Harith Saam, Project Coordinator
    Phone : 518-862-1090, Ext. 3292
    Email : harith.saam@nyserda.ny.gov
    Area of Responsibility: Program support and financial database management

Manufacturing and Technology Development and On-Site Power Applications

  • Dana Levy, Program Manager
    Phone : 518-862-1090, Ext. 3377
    Email : dana.levy@nyserda.ny.gov
    Area of Responsibility: Program planning, integration, oversight for industrial technology development and validation, market development for on-site power generation, stakeholder engagement for benchmarking and program refinement, manufacturing technology development, on-site power applications, and performance data of on-site power applications
  • Edward Kear, Sr. Project Manager
    Phone : 518-862-1090, Ext. 3269
    Email : edward.kear@nyserda.ny.gov
    Area of Responsibility: On-site power generation. Combined Heat and Power (CHP), RPS customer sited tier programs, district heating and cooling, market and business development for on-site power production, and technology transfer
  • Miriam Pye, Sr. Project Manager
    Phone : 518-862-1090, Ext. 3370
    Email : miriam.pye@nyserda.ny.gov
    Area of Responsibility: Team leader for industrial innovation energy use and economic development, biomimicry for inspiration of technology innovations, industrial process and productivity improvements, advanced manufacturing, energy efficiency and pollution prevention, remanufacturing, outreach and financial analysis, and technology transfer
  • Tom Fiesinger, Project Manager
    Phone : 518-862-1090, Ext. 3218
    Email : tom.fiesinger@nyserda.ny.gov
    Area of Responsibility: Renewable portfolio standard customer-sited tier anaerobic digester gas-to-electricity program, food waste management/anaerobic digestion, and technology transfer
  • Stephen Hoyt, Project Manager
    Phone : 518-862-1090, Ext. 3587
    Email : stephen.hoyt@nyserda.ny.gov
    Area of Responsibility: Renewable portfolio standard customer-sited tier anaerobic digester gas-to-electricity program, food waste management/anaerobic digestion, and technology transfer
  • Scott Larsen, Project Manager
    Phone : 518-862-1090, Ext. 3208
    Email : scott.larsen@nyserda.ny.gov
    Area of Responsibility: Renewable portfolio standard customer-sited tier fuel cell program, on-site power generation, waste heat recovery technologies, industrial materials processing, ultraviolet light/electron beam and other radtech zero-VOC electrotechnologies, advanced manufacturing, and technology transfer
  • Mark Mayhew, Project Manager
    Phone : 518-862-1090, Ext. 3319
    Email : mark.mayhew@nyserda.ny.gov
    Area of Responsibility: Renewable portfolio standard customer-sited wind program and technology transfer
  • Davetta Thacher, Project Manager
    Phone : 212-971-5342, Ext. 3603
    Email : davetta.thacher@nyserda.ny.gov
    Area of Responsibility: Renewable portfolio standard customer-sited tier regional program for larger-scale grid-connected solar photovoltaic systems, combined heat and power advanced manufacturing, and technology transfer.
  • Paul Vainauskas, Project Manager
    Phone : 518-862-1090, Ext. 3554
    Email : paul.vainauskas@nyserda.ny.gov
    Area of Responsibility: Renewable portfolio standard customer-sited tier regional program for larger-scale grid-connected solar photovoltaic systems, high-capacity-factor electric generation projects using locally-fed or pipeline directed ADG-derived biogas fuel, and technology transfer
  • Elizabeth J. Markham, Assistant Project Manager
    Phone : 518-862-1090, Ext. 3386
    Email : elizabeth.markham@nyserda.ny.gov
    Area of Responsibility: Data integration across all activities within the program, program status reporting, program budget tracking, liaison to sustaiNYSERDA sustainability team.