Veolia Energy to Share Europe's Best Practices for Green Energy

11/19/09  • Energy

​BOSTON, Nov. 19, 2009 – Veolia Energy North America, a leading provider of sustainable energy services and facility operations and management solutions, is pleased to announce that its Chief Technical Officer, Vincent Martin, will participate in a panel alongside other international energy experts to discuss Europe’s green energy experience. Hosted by the French-American Chamber of Commerce of New England (FACCNE), the German-American Business Council of Boston, Inc. (GABC), and the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce, today’s event, “Green Energy: What we Can Learn from Europe’s Experience” will discuss clean energy, specifically solar, wind and nuclear power.

Veolia Energy is a division of Veolia Environnement (NYSE: VE and Paris Euronext: VIE), headquartered in Paris, and the world leader in environmental services. With operations on every continent, Mr. Martin is able to bring broad international perspective to the discussion. Mr. Martin will discuss European best practices that can be applied here in the United States, as we implement national renewable energy initiatives as part of the grant funding distributed via the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and through potential Climate Change legislation.

With its North American headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts, Veolia Energy helps its customers control their energy and facility costs, reducing their energy and fossil fuel consumption in the process. It offers customized energy management solutions including district energy (heating and cooling networks), cogeneration (combined heat and power), and on-site facility operations and management.

With 225 employees in Massachusetts, and more than 240 customers in Boston and Cambridge, Veolia Energy is an important contributor to the New England economy, and its district energy networks play an integral role in New England's infrastructure.

About Veolia Energy North America
A subsidiary of Veolia Environnement, the world's leading environmental services company, Veolia Energy focuses on controlling energy costs and reducing carbon footprints through energy-efficient, custom solutions.Solutions encompass the production and distribution of highly-reliable thermal energy; on-site operation of customers' complex equipment to enhance the technical, economic and environmental performance; combined heat and power generation (cogeneration); and the introduction of renewable fuels into the energy mix where it is viable. Veolia Energy serves customers throughout the Continental USA, with a national reach and capability, and owns and operates the largest portfolio of district energy (heating, cooling and cogeneration) networks in North America. With approximately 335,000 employees globally, Veolia Environnement reported revenue of $50 billion in 2008.

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