NES 2011 - Keynote - Dan Zaweski


Dan Zaweski
Assistant Vice President, Energy Efficiency and Distributed Generation
Long Island Power Authority

Dan Zaweski is currently the Assistant Vice President of Energy Efficiency and Distributed Generation for the Long Island Power Authority. In this role, Mr. Zaweski maintains day-to-day responsibility for LIPA's Efficiency Long Island initiative – a ten-year, $924 million initiative consisting of a mix of energy efficiency programs. Mr. Zaweski also maintains day-to-day responsibility for LIPA’s customer-sited renewable generation programs and serves as technical liaison on LIPA’s offshore wind efforts. Mr. Zaweski holds a BA and MBA with concentrations in Management.

Prior to joining LIPA in September 1999, Mr. Zaweski spent the previous decade with the Empire State Electric Energy Research Corporation – the former R&D arm of the New York State electric utilities, leaving there as the Director of Administration.

In addition to his duties at LIPA, Mr. Zaweski, serves as the Vice President of the Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships, Inc., is a member of the Board of the Consortium for Energy Efficiency, serves as the Secretary/Treasurer of the Adirondack Lakes Survey Corporation in Raybrook, NY and is also a member of the U.S. Department of Energy’s State Energy Advisory Board.


About The Long Island Power Authority (LIPA)

LIPA, a non-profit municipal electric provider, owns the retail electric Transmission and Distribution System on Long Island and provides electric service to more than 1.1 million customers in Nassau and Suffolk counties and the Rockaway Peninsula in Queens. LIPA is the 2nd largest municipal electric utility in the nation in terms of electric revenues, 3rd largest in terms of customers served and the 7th largest in terms of electricity delivered. In 2008, LIPA outperformed all other overhead electric utilities in New York State for frequency of service interruptions, and ranked second for duration of service interruptions. LIPA does not provide natural gas service or own any on-island generating assets.


 

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