Mr. Nicholas P Hall, Owner
is a widely recognized expert in impact, process, and market research studies.
has worked in the energy and energy related fields since 1978 and brings a broad range of experience to working with organizations and agencies involved in research, marketing, and evaluation.
Early in his career, he managed market and energy products research projects for the Illinois Department of Energy and Natural Resources.
He directed research for the Illinois Energy Efficient Procurement Program, designed and directed energy services evaluation research for US Department of Energy programs and conducted management and operational studies for the department when he served as the agency's Senior Management Operations Analyst.
He also managed the development and implementation of the Illinois Alcohol Fuels Program.
In 1992, Nick joined Hagler, Bailly Consulting in Madison, Wisconsin, as a Senior Manager.
In this capacity he
planned, directed, managed, and conducted $4.5 million worth of evaluation and market research on energy products, programs and services for Hagler
He also served as an advisor to Consumer Energy's energy program research activities.
From 1994 to 1995 Nick served as a full-time contractor for Consumer Energy's energy research activities, planning, and implementing research on a wide range of energy programs and services.
Nick was the original founder and is currently a member and corporate agent for the International Energy Program Evaluation Conference.
This 501(c)(3) conference presents energy services evaluation studies and provides training to energy service research professionals with specific tracks focused on energy markets and products.
He was also the founder and publisher of ENR Targets, a monthly energy services marketing newsletter.
In this capacity he
conducted and published highly respected and often cited works on the behavior of energy markets and the impacts of energy products and services on customers and product markets.
Very early in his
career, Nick's work as an energy efficiency researcher won him a Recommendation to the Congress and the President as having the most innovative energy analysis program in the United States.
He has served on a wide number of boards, panels, and committees pertaining to energy services research.
Nick holds a BA in Biological Science and an MA in Environmental Science, both from the University of Illinois at Springfield.