Edward “Ted” Borer is the energy plant manager for Princeton University and is actively involved in campus energy and carbon emissions reduction efforts. He has 34 years of experience in the power industry, starting in the nuclear industry in the early 1980s. He is a registered professional engineer and holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mechanical engineering as well as the CEM, CEP, and LEED-AP certifications. He has leadership roles in the International District Energy Association and New Jersey Higher Education Partnership for Sustainability. He has provided briefings for members of the US Senate and all five FERC commissioners. He is a founding member of the Microgrid Resources Coalition. He speaks regularly on energy topics and has published numerous articles in trade magazines and peer-reviewed journals as well as a book chapter on combined heat and power (CHP). Ted is the founder and principal of Borer Energy Engineering LLC, a consulting firm offering training and operations-based guidance to the energy industry.