Black & Veatch’s Ajay Kasarabada Appointed by the Department of Commerce to the Secretary’s Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee

Mar 14, 2023 10:00 AM ET
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., March 14, 2023 /3BL Media/ — Ajay Kasarabada, associate vice president and director of environmental solutions for Black & Veatch, has been selected by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo to serve on the secretary’s 2022-2024 Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC).

The ETTAC is a federally established committee that advises the Environmental Trade Working Group of the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee on the policies and procedures of the U.S. government that affect exports of U.S. environmental technology and goods and services.

“ETTAC recommendations will help open markets and reduce barriers to the expansion of clean energy and sustainability opportunities for U.S. companies,” said Mike Orth, president of governments & environment for Black & Veatch.

Kasarabada, a 23-year Black & Veatch veteran, brings experience in air quality and greenhouse gas emissions, distributed generation and renewable energy, electrification and decarbonization road mapping. He has helped deliver resilient, sustainable and cost-effective energy solutions to energy clients, water and wastewater utilities, transit districts and critical infrastructure facilities.

“Black & Veatch brings leadership in renewables, water resilience, decarbonization, built environments, advanced transportation and sustainable fuels to the ETTAC,” Kasarabada said. “As we collaborate with ETTAC members we’ll be able to further advance U.S. environmental initiatives and goals that make a difference around the world.”

Editor’s Notes:

  • The ETTAC serves as an advisory body to the Environmental Trade Working Group of the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee, reporting through the Secretary of Commerce in her capacity as Chair of the TPCC. The ETTAC was first chartered on May 31, 1994. To learn more, click the link here.
  • For a headshot of Ajay Kasarabada, click here.

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