Advisory Panel

Mitchell Jacobs

Mitchell Jacobs


Mitchell Jacobs has long been involved in a number of innovative energy projects in New England including early cogeneration projects including Peppered Power and Pawtucket Power.

Mr. Jacobs was involved in the creation of the first independent electric generator, Dartmouth Power, and the first merchant electric generators, Tiverton Power and Rumford Power. He also had a hand in developing two of America’s target biomass generators in Nacogdoches, Texas, and Gainesville, Florida.

Mr. Jacobs has developed a number of solar projects, including a 7.7-mWp DC photo-voltaic facility in Massachusetts and two 14-mWp DC photovoltaic facilities at the U.S. Military Joint Base Maguire-Dix-Lakehurst in New Jersey.

He is currently developing a 2bcf LNG storage facility in Maine to store off-peak gas to allow electric generators to respond to energy needs during periods of extreme gas shortages in New England.

Mr. Jacobs has degrees from Harvard College, Cornell Law School as well as a masters degree in taxation from Boston University. Since 1980, he has been a principal of Energy Management, Inc. (EMI). EMI is a developer, owner and operator of innovative energy projects, including five gas-fired combined cycle plants, two biomass plants and several solar projects. EMI is currently developing two LNG projects in Maine.