Hello. I am presently renovating the site to separate general energy for development materials from those related to cooking poverty… please excuse the mess. Phil

Energy and Development Materials

… Course and training materials, source documents and links.

Cooking Poverty Materials

… Background and perspectives on the issue of dirty cooking and its impacts on 3.8 billion people in 71 countries.

Other… under construction

… Materials related to history and speculative fiction

Telephone / Text +1.973.489.7512 ** pjl2109@columbia.edu** philiplarocco1@gmail.com ** skype philiplarocco

Academic Affiliations: Columbia University, City of New York

** School of International & Public Affairs, Energy & Environment

** School of Professional Studies, Sustainability Management

More than thirty years experience at the intersection of the public and private sector… working with large organizations and small enterprises… energy, human development, sustainability and finance.

Founder and CEO (through 2009) of pioneering not-for-profit energy investment company E+Co operating in Sub-Saharan Africa, Central America and SE Asia … directed investment in over 150 energy enterprises in more than twenty companies … built relationships between big institutions (e.g., Rockefeller Foundation, UN Environmental Programme, European Development Finance and Development organizations, U.S. AID, World Bank Group and International Finance Corporation) and more than 150 small and medium sized energy enterprises (e.g., SELCO-India, Toyola-Ghana and La Esperanza-Honduras)… see New York Times profile here

Director of trade and economic development for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey … managed NY World Trade Center … developed inner city industrial parks in the South Bronx, Yonkers and Elizabeth … developed Essex Country (Newark) 2,250 ton-per day waste to energy facility.

The Moment of Energy Access: