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City of Alexandria
Job Title: 
Energy Manager

Bill Eger serves as the Energy Manager for the City of Alexandria (Alexandria, VA). As Energy Manager, Bill leads planning, engineering, programming, technical evaluation, policy development, education and outreach, and implementation of Alexandria’s clean energy, green building, climate change mitigation/adaptation, resilience, and related sustainability initiatives. In addition, Bill leads Alexandria’s energy, utility, and fuel resource acquisition; building energy and vehicular fuel use analytics, modeling, simulation, benchmarking, and reporting; energy assurance, reliability, and security planning, response, and project implementation; community and neighborhood energy-use and greenhouse gas emission reduction planning; clean-tech and sustainable economic development efforts; and serves as the City’s public utilities regulatory and policy expert and consumer advocate in public utility regulatory affairs. Finally, Bill leads strategic planning for Alexandria’s “smart cities” initiatives, including Alexandria’s current “Safe + Smart Cities” project in partnership with the Chesapeake Crescent Initiative (CCI) collaborative. Bill formerly served as Energy Manager for the City of Cleveland (Ohio) in the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability. Bill holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering, Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, and Master of Science in Engineering (Mechanical & Renewable and Clean Energy concentrations) from the University of Dayton. Bill is a registered Professional Engineer, US Green Building Council LEED Accredited Professional, and holds a Certificate of Public Management from the George Washington University.