Ameresco Names Bruce McLeish Vice President of Energy Supply and Risk Management

Company taps 25-year veteran of energy industry to oversee energy supply, risk management, and energy information and data management services

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ameresco, Inc. (NYSE:AMRC), a leading energy efficiency, renewable energy and data management company, announced today that Bruce McLeish has joined the company as the Vice President of Energy Supply and Risk Management. In his new role, McLeish will oversee the energy supply and information management businesses for Ameresco, including the company's SAS 70 Tier II-certified AMERESCO AXIS(R) products and services.

"As we expand our supply-side businesses, Bruce's experience and talent will be a terrific addition to our team," said David J. Anderson, Executive Vice President, Ameresco. "I am confident his record of leadership and diverse expertise in the energy industry will be an immense asset to our customers during this significant period of growth for Ameresco."

"With Ameresco's leadership position in energy efficiency and renewable energy, I look forward to enhancing the company's energy supply and risk management services," said McLeish. "This position affords an opportunity to expand our services -- providing the latest industry-leading expertise -- which will allow our customers to take advantage of new energy sourcing strategies, help them to reduce their energy spends, and better meet their risk management needs. These services are an excellent compliment as we address their efficiency and sustainability objectives."

McLeish brings more than 25 years of professional energy industry experience focused on wholesale and retail energy commodities as well as the sale of renewable attributes. Most recently, he held the position of Executive Vice President, Power Marketing for Fibrowatt in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, and was responsible for the development of biomass-fueled power plants including the sale of energy, capacity and renewable attributes. Prior to Fibrowatt, he held senior management positions with Constellation NewEnergy with responsibility for origination, products and pricing, deal structuring, and portfolio management; he also managed a team of 70 professionals and was responsible for commercial and industrial products. McLeish's career also includes tenure at Northeast Utilities.

About Ameresco, Inc.

Ameresco, Inc. was incorporated in Delaware in April 2000 and is a leading independent provider of comprehensive energy efficiency solutions for facilities throughout North America. Ameresco's solutions include upgrades to a facility's energy infrastructure, and the development, construction, and operation of renewable energy plants. With corporate headquarters located in Framingham, MA, Ameresco has 55 offices in 29 states and four Canadian provinces. For more information, visit

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