Daniel Tait serves as Executive Director for Energy Alabama. A sustainable energy advocate, Daniel is a Certified Energy Manager and holds previous certifications from the Building Performance Institute. In 2015, he was named International Young Energy Professional of the Year by the Association of Energy Engineers.
Daniel serves on several committees advocating for clean and equitable energy including the Alabama State Department of Education’s Green Schools Committee, and the advisory council for Alabama Interfaith Power & Light. He previously served on the Tennessee Valley Authority’s 2019 Integrated Resource Plan Working Group, its Energy Efficiency Information Exchange Council, and its Utility of the Future Information Exchange Council.
Daniel currently serves on the board of directors for Neighborhood Concepts, which builds and advocates for affordable housing and the advancement of economic opportunities, and he is a Research and Communications Manager for the Energy and Policy Institute, a utility watchdog, where he covers electric and gas utility issues in the Southeast. He is a graduate of Leadership Huntsville/Madison County’s Connect Program, Class 15 and the Alabama Leadership Initiative, Class of 2016. Daniel holds a degree in International Trade and Foreign Language from the University of Alabama in Huntsville. He lives in Huntsville with his wife and two children.