Keith Barrett, Newfoundland Power, Manager of takeCHARGE Energy Conservation was recognized by Public Utilities Fortnightly as a rising stars in the North American utility industry, under 40 years of age. The publication celebrated individuals who are creating new tools or strategies to better serve their colleagues and communities. Ninety nominees were highlighted, representing 38 industry organizations from three countries.
Keith has been in the energy industry for fourteen years. He leads the takeCHARGE team, a joint initiative between Newfoundland Power and Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro to transform one third of the province’s vehicles to electric by 2034. His team has created standard practices for cost-effectiveness testing for electrification. His team also ensures electrification efforts are providing direct savings and quantifiable rate mitigating benefits to all customers.
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As seen in the June 2021 issue of Public Utilities Fortnightly