Local Nonprofit Leader Wins 2015 International Young Energy Professional of the Year

Huntsville, AL – Through its International Awards Program, the Association of Energy Engineers, a nonprofit professional association of over 17,000 members, recognizes the important work being done in energy by individuals, organizations, agencies, and corporations. Energy Alabama CEO, Daniel Tait, is the winner of the 2015 International Young Energy Professional of the Year. The award will be presented September 30th at the 38th World Energy Engineering Congress in Orlando, Florida.

“The Association of Energy Engineers Huntsville Chapter gave me a scholarship more than 4 years ago that launched my career in energy,” says Daniel Tait. “To be recognized in this way from such a great group is truly humbling.”

Mr. Tait’s award is in part for his effort to transition Huntsville and Alabama to sustainable energy, serving as part of the leadership for the Association of Energy Engineers Huntsville Chapter, and volunteering with the Energy Huntsville Initiative since its inception.

About Energy Alabama

Energy Alabama is accelerating the transition to sustainable, clean energy throughout Alabama. We do this by widely promoting sustainable energy as a feasible, state-wide goal by executing high-impact clean energy projects across the state, and by providing people with information and opportunities to help make clean energy choices. We work with policy makers, public agencies, local governments, educational institutions, utilities, business and civic leaders, and individuals to transform Alabama’s energy marketplace and beyond.

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If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Daniel Tait by phone at (256) 303-7773 or by email at dtait@alcse.org.

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