EAGLE, Idaho, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert D. Couse, an internationally recognized consultant and former president of global construction operations for Bechtel Corporation, is joining the Board of Directors of Dynamis Energy, LLC; a global waste-to-energy company headquartered in Eagle, Idaho.
In his most recent position, Couse provided expert analysis to various industries in such areas as safety management, cost efficiency and utilization of technology that protects the environment. "Bob Couse brings significant expertise in managing large scale construction and maintenance projects in heavy industrial process facilities," said C. Lloyd Mahaffey, Chairman and CEO of Dynamis Energy. "As the former Principal Vice President for Bechtel's Fossil Power business unit, he will be instrumental in helping engineer, build and operate Dynamis Energy facilities in strategic locations around the world."
Ada County, Idaho's largest county, recently selected Dynamis Energy to design, build and operate a state-of-the-art waste-to-energy facility in the northern part of the county. Dynamis has additional facilities under development in the United States, as well as in other countries.
"In addition to his practical experience in overseeing large scale industrial projects, we expect to utilize Couse's experience with labor management to assist with the hundreds of jobs that will be created during construction, operation and maintenance of each of our plants," said Mahaffey.
With the addition of Couse to the Board, Dynamis Energy has solidified a management team and Board of Directors focused on the Company's five core goals: economically converting waste into power; creating jobs; reducing toxic emissions from landfill gases; limiting the damage to ground water caused by landfills; and creating a 600 megawatt portfolio.
About Dynamis Energy, LLC
Dynamis Energy (www.dynamisenergy.com) provides a safe and environmentally sound means of converting municipal solid waste into clean energy. Dynamis utilizes a unique and proprietary thermal oxidation process and control system to convert municipal solid waste into clean, base load electricity, while, at the same time, maintaining very low emissions. Its plants are custom built to any size in 50-ton increments and managed remotely. In addition to the producing electricity, Dynamis facilities can produce steam sold to nearby governments and commercial establishments. Dynamis continues to expand its portfolio by including mobile installations, which are expected to be deployed in the summer of 2011.