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Renewable Portfolio Staff Contact Information

Main Tier

For correspondence, inquiries, or to join our mailing list, contact the Renewable Portfolio Standard Group at rps@nyserda.ny.gov or contact one of the following staff members directly.

John Saintcross, Jr., Program Manager
Policy and program design.
Phone: Ext. 3384
Email: js1@nyserda.ny.gov

Kevin Hale, Sr. Project Manager
RPS design, procurement implementation, and contract development; RGGI program design and management; RPS-, RGGI- and CAIR-related policy research and market analysis.
Phone: Ext. 3266
Email: kch@nyserda.ny.gov

Michele Goyette, Project Manager
RPS solicitations; contract development and management including performance measurement; ISO/RTO market accounting; attribute accounting system development and operation.
Phone: Ext. 3506
Email: mg2@nyserda.ny.gov

Doreen Harris, Associate Project Manager
RPS solicitations; contract development and management; compliance mechanisms; project economic assessment; regulatory reporting.
Phone: Ext. 3337
Email: dmh@nyserda.ny.gov

Mary Sauvie, Assistant Project Manager
RPS Contract Compliance, RPS Program Financial Accounting and Forecasting Processes, State-wide Generation Attribute Accounting System Administration
Phone: Ext. 3229
Email: mks@nyserda.ny.gov

Customer-sited Tier

Commercial/Industrial PV Solar (>50 kW)

Alison Neligan, Associate Project Manager 

Phone : 518-862-1090, Ext. 3397
Email : aln@nyserda.ny.gov
Area of Responsibility: Renewable Portfolio Standard Customer-Sited Tier, NY-SUN Competitive PV Program –for larger-scale (>200kW) Grid-Connected Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Systems installed in NYISO Zones A through J.

Residential/Small Commercial Solar Electric or PV (<50kW)

Frank Mace, Project Manager
Phone : 518-862-1090, Ext. 3433
Email : fwm@nyserda.ny.gov
Area of Responsibility: Advanced Technologies and Solar Thermal

Solar Thermal (ST)

Marci Brunner, Associate Project Manager
Phone : 518-862-1090, Ext. 3415
Email : mlb@nyserda.ny.gov
Area of Responsibility: Advanced Technologies and Solar Thermal

Diane Stacey, Assistant Project Manager
Phone : 518-862-1090, Ext. 3297
Email : dms@nyserda.ny.gov
Area of Responsibility: Advanced Technologies and Solar Thermal

Michael Levitz, Assistant Project Manager
Phone : 518-862-1090, Ext. 3429
Email : mdl@nyserda.ny.gov
Area of Responsibility: Administrative and In-Field Quality Assurance Process for the PV and Solar Thermal Program

On-site Wind Turbines (for use by small-to-medium customers)

Mark Mayhew, Project Manager
Phone : 518-862-1090, Ext. 3319
Email : msm@nyserda.ny.gov
Area of Responsibility: Renewable Portfolio Standard Customer-Sited Tier On-Site Wind Program (for new electric generation equipment to be installed on the customer-side of the meter), and Technology Transfer

Continuous-Duty Fuel Cells

Scott Larsen, Project Manager
Phone : 518-862-1090, Ext. 3208
Email : lsl@nyserda.ny.gov
Area of Responsibility: Renewable Portfolio Standard Customer-Sited Tier Fuel Cell Program (for new electric generation equipment to be installed on the customer-side of the meter), On-site Power Generation, Waste Heat Recovery Technologies, Industrial Materials Processing, Ultraviolet Light/Electron Beam (UV/EB) and other Radtech Zero-VOC Electrotechnologies, and Technology Transfer

Edward Kear, Sr. Project Manager
Phone : 518-862-1090, Ext. 3269
Email : ebk@nyserda.ny.gov
Area of Responsibility: Team Leader for Onsite Power Generation. Combined Heat and Power (CHP), RPS Customer Sited Tier Programs, District Heating and Cooling, Market and Business Development for Onsite Power Production, and Technology Transfer Anaerobic Digester Gas (ADG)-to-Electricity

Tom Fiesinger, Project Manager
Phone : 518-862-1090, Ext. 3218
Email : twf@nyserda.ny.gov
Area of Responsibility: Renewable Portfolio Standard Customer-Sited Tier Anaerobic Digester Gas-to-Electricity Program (ADG – for new electric generation equipment to be installed on the customer-side of the meter), Agricultural Waste Management/Anaerobic Digestion, and Technology Transfer

Stephen Hoyt, Project Manager
Phone : 518-862-1090, Ext. 3587
Email : sah@nyserda.ny.gov
Area of Responsibility: Renewable Portfolio Standard Customer-Sited Tier Anaerobic Digester Gas-to-Electricity Program (ADG – for new electric generation equipment to be installed on the customer-side of the meter), Agricultural Waste Management/Anaerobic Digestion, and Technology Transfer

Kathleen O'Connor, Project Manager
Phone : 518-862-1090, Ext. 3422
Email : kmo@nyserda.ny.gov
Area of Responsibility: Water/Wastewater, Smart Growth/EE, WW ADG, and Gas Exploration Impacts

Last Updated: 03/24/2014