Areas of Expertise:Clean Energy, Climate Change, Energy Efficiency, Renewables
Additional Areas of Expertise:
local government, regional planning, environmental planning
John Morrill is the Energy Manager for Arlington County, Virginia. He leads a portfolio of activities, including energy management in government facilities; community energy planning; energy and greenhouse gas emissions scorekeeping; energy policy development; liaison with utilities; and the County’s lead for ESF 12. He has been on County staff since 2000.
John was recognized in 2008 with a Climate Protection Award from the U.S. EPA for his role as the “driving force” behind the Arlington Initiative to Rethink Energy (nee Arlington Initiative to Reduce Emissions), the county’s climate action program.rnrnPrior to joining Arlington County staff, Morrill worked at the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) for 17 years in a variety of research and management positions. He is coauthor of two books on energy and the environment.rnrnJohn is a Certified Energy Manager, a Member of ASHRAE, a Life Member of the Association of Energy Engineers and a Life Member of the American Solar Energy Society. He is a member of the Leadership Arlington Class of 2013, a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Clark University, and he has a master’s degree from the School of Architecture of the University of Virginia.
Recent Comments by John Morrill
- "Thank you. My thoughts exactly."
Getting Past Rate Fixation to the Benefits of the Clean Power Plan
- "I am reluctant to enter this discussion simply because the opening proposition from Congressman Whitfield is an ideological diatribe and not a stateme"
Obama’s EPA to Cost Americans Billions of Dollars and Hundreds of Thousands of Jobs
- "In light of the manufacturing renaissance in the U.S. due in large part to low natural gas prices, a bit of caution in exporting natural gas is pruden"
Prosperity at Home And Strengthened Allies Abroad – A Global Perspective on Natural Gas Exports