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Robert Thornton

President & CEO,
International District Energy Association
President & CEO,
International District Energy Association

Contact Details

International District Energy Association
24 Lyman St Ste 230
Westborough, MA
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Work: (508) 366-9339
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Education

Tufts University
Medford, Massachusetts, United States
Bachelor of Arts, 1981
BA Psychology, w/ Minor in Energy & Environment
1977 To 1981
Dissertation: Senior Project - "Public Debate and Policy Controversy Around the Greenhouse Effect"-
Advisor: Dr. Charles Stearns, Tufts Geology Dept - ftp://rock.geosociety.org/pub/Memorials/v40/Stearns-C.pdf

Professional Associations

Job History

International District Energy Association
President and Chief Executive Officer
Westborough, MA, United States
June 2000 - present

Northwind Boston
Chief Operating Officer
Boston, MA, United States
June 1996 - March 2000

Cleveland Energy Resources
Director of Business Development
Cleveland, OH, United States
June 1992 - June 1996

Energy Networks, Inc/Hartford Steam Company
Director of Marketing & Sales
Hartford, CT, United States
February 1987 - June 1992

Megatech Inc - Earth Coupled Heat Pumps
Manager C+I Business Development
Billerica, MA, United States
March 1985 - February 1987

Reynolds Aluminum Solar Energy
Manager Commercial Institutional Sales
Billerica, MA, United States
August 1982 - March 1985

US Dept of Energy Region One
Research Associate/Policy Analyst - Intern
Boston, MA, United States
December 1978 - March 1981

Energy Policy Information Institute
Research Associate
Boston, MA, United States
May 1978 - December 1978