LRI Energy Solutions Announces Peter Fox-Penner Has Joined Board of Directors

GAMBRILLS, Md., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — LRI Energy Solutions (LRI), a leading provider of lighting and water building efficiency services, is pleased to announce that utility and energy industry expert Peter Fox-Penner has joined the firm’s Board of Directors.

Dr. Fox-Penner, a principal of The Brattle Group, is an expert and thought leader in the utility and energy services sectors. His practice centers on energy and environmental policies and electric regulation, planning, and competition issues. He is also experienced in the natural gas, communications, transportation, and environmental industries and is a frequent expert witness on these issues. His research has been widely cited, including in one Supreme Court decision. Drawing upon his expertise as a utility consultant, he is often asked to lead strategic planning projects and board level strategy sessions for utilities across the U.S. and abroad.

Dr. Fox-Penner is a frequent speaker on energy topics and the author of numerous published articles and books. His background includes service as a senior official in the U.S. Department of Energy and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. He serves on the boards of several foundations and private companies in the energy and utility sectors, and is a guest blogger on energy and environmental issues for The Huffington Post. Dr. Fox-Penner received a BS and MS from the University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign and a PhD from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Steve Troese, CEO of LRI, said “We are very excited to have someone with Peter’s experience and perspective on the energy services industry joining our board. I have personally known Peter for over ten years and he is someone with incredible insight and integrity with whom LRI is proud to be associated.”

About LRI Energy Solutions

LRI Energy Solutions is a leading energy services contracting firm serving energy services company (ESCO) customers, primarily in the government and institutional sectors. LRI provides comprehensive audit, design, construction and support for all aspects of energy and water efficiency projects. Since 1993 LRI has completed over 500 projects in the U.S. and internationally. LRI is headquartered in Gambrills, MD, and has offices nationwide. For more information visit


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