Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships

Elizabeth Titus

Elizabeth Titus is a Senior Advisor at Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships. She directs various research and evaluation activities, helping to advance the credibility and transparency of energy efficiency related information and results. She works collaboratively with stakeholders on M&V 2.0 and the role of emerging technologies in the changing energy industry, on Forward Capacity Market issues, on loadshape data development, on cost-effectiveness best practices, and on using data to inform beneficial electrification and grid-interactive buildings.

In addition, Elizabeth contributes to national efforts regarding standardizing energy information. She serves on the publications committee of the Association of Energy Service Professionals (AESP), the Board of the International Energy Program Evaluation Conference (IEPEC), as North American liaison to Energy Evaluation- Europe, and on other national technical advisory groups and the Efficiency Valuation Organization (EVO).

Elizabeth’s varied work experience at NEEP has previously also included program design/implementation, marketing and training, evaluation planning/policy advisor to Cape Light Compact, Efficiency Maine and NJ BPU, building code compliance, retailer training, and certification and appliance labeling. She has a strong personal interest in international knowledge transfer to accelerate environmental protection.

Prior to NEEP, Elizabeth worked at National Grid, in energy consulting, and in water demand and quality. Her academic background is in environmental and regional science/ecological economics, with Master’s Degrees from University of Pennsylvania and Lesley University.


Q: What book is currently on your nightstand?

A: The Overstory by Richard Powers and Sisters in Law: How Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg Went to the Supreme Court and Changed the World by Linda Hirschman.

Q: If you could invite three people to dinner, who would they be?

A: My two grandparents I did not have the opportunity to know well, and deceased Mexican artist Frida Kahlo.


Q: Who is your hero?

A: Nelson Mandela.



Speaking Competencies

Multiple topics in energy efficiency evaluation, measurement, verification and planning; beneficial electrification concepts, opportunities, and information needs; energy efficiency as a resource; energy efficiency program designs – traditional and emerging; protocol development; collaborative stakeholder processes