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Lloyd Kass MPA

Adjunct Associate Professor , M.P.A. in Environmental Science and Policy , School of International and Public Affairs

USA

BIOGRAPHY: Lloyd Kass is a 25-year veteran developer and implementer of clean energy policy and programs with utilities and government, and as a private sector consultant. Since 2015, Lloyd serving as Lime Energy's Senior Vice President for Utility Strategy, growing the company into a national leader in the deployment of utility programs serving commercial customers. Lloyd also launched the New York office of Willdan (Lime Energy's parent company) growing it from 1 employee into a $40 million dollar business in 4 years.

Mr. Kass has also had a long career in state and local government. With the New York Power Authority, Lloyd directed a strategic initiative, ordered by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, designed to accelerate energy efficiency improvements in NY state buildings and agency operations. He also served 10 years at the New York City Housing Authority during the Administration of Mayor Michael Bloomberg, where he was responsible for capital planning and energy management and retrofit programs.

Since 2009, Lloyd has been an Adjunct Associate Professor at Columbia University, in the School of International and Public Affairs, instructing graduate students in public administration and environmental policy.

Mr. Kass also serves on the boards of the Keystone Energy Efficiency Alliance and the Energy Efficiency Alliance of New Jersey.