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Astonfield’s Ameet Shah Appointed to US Renewable Energy Committee

Post Time:Jan 25,2013Classify:Industry NewsView:292

Mumbai-based Astonfield Renewables announced today that its Co-Chairman Ameet Shah has been appointed to the US Department of Commerce Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee (RE&EEAC).

Acting US Secretary of Commerce Rebecca M. Blank appointed Shah to represent project developers in the renewable energy sector. Shah will help advice the Department’s top official on competitiveness issues facing US renewable energy and energy efficiency exports, and help provide consensus advice on the development and administration of programs and policies to expand US renewable energy and energy efficiency exports and strengthen the competitiveness of the industry.

Formed in 2010 during President Obama’s first administration, the Committee is made up of approximately 30 individuals representing renewable energy companies, energy efficiency companies, organizations and trade associations. Shah’s appointment will be effective through June 2014.

Shah drives the financial and operational strategy at Astonfield. An expert in building companies and executing complex projects, he works with Astonfield’s financial, technical and government partners to ensure profitability of each individual project.

Under his leadership, Astonfield has a solid track record in India at forming partnerships with leading international engineering, procurement and construction companies. Shah has mobilized principal and venture capital investments of well over $150 million in the past 12 years in the US and India for a number of companies under his association.

Source: http://www.solarnovus.com/Author: shangyi

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