ITA committee focused on renewable energy exports to meet July 25

By Erin Voegele | July 12, 2019

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration has announced an opening meeting of the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee will be held July 25 in Washington, D.C.

The REEEAC provides the secretary of commerce with consensus advice from the private sector on the development and administration of programs and policies to expand the export competitiveness of U.S. renewable energy and energy efficiency products and services.

During the July 25 meeting, the committee and officials from the Department of Commerce and other agencies will discuss major issues affecting the competitiveness of the U.S. renewable energy and energy efficiency industries, hold subcommittee work sessions to discuss draft recommendations, consider recommendations for approval, and hear about new U.S. government regional energy initiatives. According to the ITA, an agenda will be made available by July 18 upon request.

The 39 current members of the REEEAC include representatives from the Renewable Fuels Association, Capstone Turbine Corp., Covanta, Global Biofuture Solutions Inc., and the U.S. Grains Council.

The meeting is open to the public. All guests are required to register in advance by July 18. A limited amount of time before the close of the meeting will be available for oral comments from members of the public who attend the meeting. Written comments can be submitted at any time before or after the meeting. Additional information is available on the Federal Register website