DAILY NEWS Mar 4, 2013 3:05 PM - 0 comments

Covanta's Neuhoff appointed to US energy advisory committee

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By: SWR Staff

Sustainable waste management leader, Covanta Energy Corporation, has announced that Joey Neuhoff, VP of business development, has been appointed to the U.S. Department of Commerce Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee (RE&EEAC).

The RE&EEAC is charged with advising the Secretary of Commerceregarding the development and administration of programs and policies that expand the competitiveness of U.S. renewable energy and energy efficiency products and services, including matters related to U.S. government policies.

“I’m honored for the opportunity to help move America toward being the leading exporter of clean energy technologies as part of the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee,” said Neuhoff. “At Covanta, we provide sustainable waste disposal solutions while also generating clean, renewable energy. I look forward to collaborating with the committee to create policy recommendations which foster growth opportunities in trade for U.S. renewable energy and energy efficiency industries.”

As a member of the a0dvisory committee, Neuhoff will use his development expertise to provide recommendations around technology deployment, platforms and services that provide system-level efficiency to electricity generation, transmission and distribution.

As VPof business development at Covanta Energy, Neuhoff is responsible for leading select corporate growth opportunities throughout North America. Neuhoff recently spearheaded Covanta’s development efforts for the construction of the Durham-York Energy Centre in Ontario, the first commercial greenfield energy-from-waste project in North America since 1995. 

Covanta’s Energy-from-Waste facilities provide a safe, sustainable waste disposal method that reduces greenhouse gases and produces clean, renewable energy from municipal solid waste. For additional information, visit www.covantaenergy.com.

About Covanta

Covanta Energy Corporation is an internationally recognized owner and operator of Energy-from-Waste and renewable energy projects and a recipient of the Energy Innovator Award from the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. Covanta’s 44 Energy-from-Waste facilities provide communities with an environmentally sound solution to their solid waste disposal needs by using that municipal solid waste to generate clean, renewable energy. www.covantaenergy.com.


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