Owner of Eric Merkt LLC
Eric Merkt is the owner of Eric Merkt LLC formed in 2015. Prior to starting his own company, he was an Associate Director at Navigant Consulting for seven years. Mr. Merkt is a data-driven, client-focused climate action project manager with domain expertise in distributed energy resources, energy efficiency, and energy data and analytics, focused on facilitating the transition to a clean energy future. He is an effective communicator, relationship builder, collaborator, and resourceful problem solver who thrives in a fast paced, team environment. Mr. Merkt has delivered engineering analyses and tools, energy program impact evaluations and reports, data systems and analytics, and a host of other consulting work products and services to a wide range of energy clients, including the regulatory agencies and commissions, large investor-owned utilities, universities, and government organizations.
Mr. Merkt is a U.S. Air Force veteran.
Mr. Merkt has a BS in Systems Engineering from the University of Virginia and a MS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Colorado Boulder.
Eric lives at 8,500 feet in Colorado’s Front Range with his partner Bonie and pup Reba. When he’s not working he enjoys time in the outdoors, traveling the world, and playing a multitude of musical instruments–all the better when he can combine these into epic, multi-activity adventures.