Eric serves as an energy analyst for Black Bear Energy, supporting project development and technical due diligence efforts. Prior to joining Black Bear, Eric was a project engineer for DNV GL, performing energy consulting services for utility and government clients. As the lead field engineer in the region, Eric managed teams and resources from around the country to successfully measure and monitor energy usage at client sites across various industries. Eric previously worked at the US Energy Information Administration in Washington, DC, helping to collect and disseminate energy data pertaining to national electricity markets. Eric's passion for sustainability and the outdoors lead him to relocate to Colorado and begin working for Black Bear Energy in Boulder. Eric received his M.Eng. in sustainable energy engineering from the University of Maryland and his B.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of Virginia.