About the Northeast Energy Efficiency Council
The Northeast Energy Efficiency Council (NEEC) is a business association
of the energy efficiency industry. NEEC was founded in 1992 as
the Massachusetts Energy Efficiency Council.
NEEC's member companies
include the leading energy efficiency firms based or doing business
in the Northeast. Members include manufacturers,
energy service companies, electricity and natural gas suppliers,
engineering firms, contractors, consultants, and retailers and
distributors of energy efficiency products and equipment. NEEC's
associate members include many of New England's leading investor-owned
and municipal utilities, as well as energy users and others interested
in energy efficiency. For a list of members, see the Directory
NEEC's mission is to promote energy efficiency policies,
programs, and technologies that create jobs and foster economic
NEEC's activities include the following:
NEEC provides information for, and about, its member companies.
Its web-based membership directory is a premier guide of the region's
energy efficiency firms. NEEC also publishes reports and electronic
bulletins for its members.
NEEC advocates on behalf of the energy efficiency industry. NEEC
frequently testifies before legislators and other government officials
and intervenes in public utility commission ("PUC") proceedings
that affect the energy efficiency industry.
in programs that increase energy efficiency and increase business
opportunities for energy efficiency companies. NEEC is helping
to implement the Rebuild Massachusetts Program, which promotes
energy and water efficiency in schools, municipalities, and public
housing. The program is funded by the US Department of Energy as
part of its Rebuild America program and is administered by the
MA Division of Energy Resources. NEEC also is also a partner in
DOE's Federal Energy Management Program, which promotes energy
efficiency in federal buildings.