Daniel Tait is a Research and Communication Manager for the Energy and Policy Institute. Prior to joining EPI, he was Chief Executive Officer of Energy Alabama, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization accelerating Alabama’s transition to sustainable energy through education, advocacy, and technical assistance. He now serves as Energy Alabama’s Executive Director.
Daniel has worked in sustainable energy since 2011 when a tornado outbreak in North Alabama motivated him to get involved with local efforts to build a more resilient and sustainable energy infrastructure.
Daniel was named the 2015 International Young Energy Professional of the Year by the Association of Energy Engineers and is a member of the Association of Energy Engineers, Huntsville Chapter. He also serves on the board of directors at Neighborhood Concepts, a Huntsville-based non-profit organization strengthening neighborhoods through the creation of affordable housing and the advancement of economic opportunities, and he serves on the advisory committee for Alabama Interfaith Power & Light.
Daniel is a graduate of Leadership Huntsville/Madison County’s Connect Program and the Alabama Leadership Initiative. He graduated from the University of Alabama in Huntsville with a degree in International Trade and Foreign Language and resides in Huntsville, Alabama with his wife and two children.
You can find him on Twitter at @taitdl, or LinkedIn. Email him at [email protected].
Read the latest EPI posts from Daniel Tait here.