Ethan Rogers joined ACEEE in February 2012 and is responsible for directing the day-to-day
activities of the industry program. The Industry Team conducts in-depth analysis of energy use
and investments in efficiency by energy-intensive facilities. The research reports and white
papers help policy makers and other stakeholders understand sector trends, motivations and
In addition to research, the team works collaboratively with businesses, government agencies,
public interest groups and other stakeholders in the industrial sector to advance the efficient use
of energy in products, systems and facilities.
Prior to joining ACEEE, Ethan worked at Purdue University Technical Assistance Program
(TAP) where he managed an industry focused energy efficiency and sustainability training and
implementation assistance program. Working with the Society of Manufacturing Engineers
(SME), his team created the Green Enterprise Development (GreenED) workforce training
program and the SME Green Manufacturing Specialist Certificate, the first professional-level,
sustainable-manufacturing certificate in the country.
Ethan earned a B.S. in Chemistry from Eastern Illinois University, and holds a MBA from Butler
University. He is a Certified Energy Manager (CEM) and a U.S. Department of Energy Process
Heating Qualified Specialist.