President and CEO
Kenneth W. Smith was named President and CEO of District Energy St. Paul in August 2010. He also serves as the president and CEO of affiliate Ever-Green Energy. Prior to joining District Energy in 2006, Ken worked for over 20 years consulting, designing, and implementing energy projects globally for a variety of industries. He is a regular contributor to conferences, studies, legislative initiatives and task forces and a frequent speaker nationally and internationally on energy trends, renewable energy, energy conservation and integrated energy systems. Ken serves on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the International District Energy Association. Ken has a MBA from the University of St. Thomas and a BS in Electrical Engineering from North Dakota State University. He is a registered Professional Engineer in several states and a member of several professional organizations.