Senior Environmental Scientist & Energy Analyst
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Garvin Heath is a Senior Scientist and leader of sustainability analysis at NREL. For the last 8 years he has led the International Energy Agency’s Photovoltaic Power Systems Task 12 (Sustainability) where the US has gained valuable insight and lessons from countries with more experience in recycling of PV modules. He led development of a PV recycling technology R&D Roadmap for the US Department of Energy, helped develop a new voluntary Sustainability Leadership Standard for PV Module manufacturing (including end of life management), and has been supervising review of state-level efforts to address barriers to circular economy for PV..