Joe Birschbach

Ameren Illinois Energy Efficiency Programs

Session Title: Cannabis Energy Efficiency Funding


Professional Summary

Joe Birschbach serves as the Industrial Energy Efficiency Manager for the Ameren Illinois Energy Efficiency Program where he is responsible for meeting portfolio efficiency needs within the utility’s Industrial/Manufacturing customer base. Prior to this, he served as General Manager of Veolia Energy’s downtown Saint Louis cogeneration power plant & steam utility; and led as a Business Development Manager on behalf of Abengoa Bioenergy’s second generation cellulosic ethanol technologies.

Joe is an accomplished manager who, throughout his 15 year career, has successfully held roles across a variety of energy markets. His experience includes business management, business development, energy management, project management and engineering design/modeling. Joe is a Certified Energy Manager, has a BSCE from the University of Missouri – Columbia, attained a MBA and holds a Professional Engineering License.

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