Bruce A. Hedman has over 30 years of experience in industrial energy technology research, development and commercialization, and is a recognized authority on combined heat and power (CHP) and distributed generation technologies, markets and policies. Bruce comes to IIP from ICF International where he led ICF's consulting services practice in distributed generation and CHP. As a vice president at ICF, he provided guidance and support to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Combined Heat and Power Partnership and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Distributed Energy program. He also provided technology assessments, market evaluations, and strategic planning support to numerous private developers and equipment suppliers. He has worked on a number of projects in China including assessments of waste heat to power systems in the cement industry and an analysis of the potential for CHP and other forms of distributed generation in select provinces.
Before joining ICF, Bruce was a vice president at Onsite Energy, an independent energy services company that specializes in energy efficiency projects in the industrial sector and in distributed generation applications. Prior to Onsite, he was executive director of the Industrial Center, Inc., a natural gas industry membership organization that supported the commercial introduction of new technologies into the industrial market. Bruce started his career at the Gas Research Institute in Chicago, holding a variety of research management positions in industrial end-use and power generation. When he left GRI in 1994, he was group manager of industrial and power generation products.
Bruce is a past chairman of the United States Combined Heat and Power Association, is an inductee in the American Gas Association's Industrial and Commercial Hall of Flame, and represented the United States on the Industrial Utilization Subcommittee of the International Gas Union from 1990 to 1996. Bruce has a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where his thesis work became the basis of a widely used industry reference manual– “Energy Analysis of 108 Industrial Processes”.