Jeff Bogg - ZWE WebsiteJeff Bogg
Vice President of Project Delivery

Jeff Bogg joined Zero Waste Energy in 2010 as a member of the executive leadership team.  Jeff is responsible for all aspects of the company’s delivery of project development, including permitting, key commercial agreements, facility design, project financing and construction management.  He manages an exceptional process engineering and facility design team, with disciplines including mechanical, electrical, civil and structural engineering.

Professional History

Vice President – Energy from Waste, Greenstar Recycling.  Jeff directed Greenstar’s initiative to transform waste streams into high-value commodities, performing technical and financial due diligence on waste conversion technologies including gasification, pyrolysis, autoclaves, anaerobic digestion and advanced engineered fuels.  He negotiated technology supply agreements and identified profitable projects focused on waste plastics-to-oil conversion and advanced fiber upgrading. 

Vice President – Project Development, North American Bioenergy Resources, LLC.  Jeff led an inter-disciplinary team focused on the development, structuring and financing of ethanol projects capable of fulfilling the growing demand for fuel ethanol.  He created financial forecasts for capital, operating and marketing plans, and secured permits for both a 50-million- gallon-per-year ethanol plant in Illinois and a 110-million-gallon-per-year project in Kansas, with an estimated constructed value of over $200M.

Sales Director, Noble Americas Energy Solutions (formerly Sempra Energy Solutions).  Emphasizing combined heat and power applications along with renewable energy technologies, Jeff developed a pipeline of seven large accounts with estimated gross revenues of $475M. He was a key member of the product development team that focused on the integration of physical commodity supply, demand-response technologies, and incentive programs that lower the overall cost of electricity for office buildings.

Principal Consultant, ICF International. Jeff was responsible for his business unit’s P/L, building revenue to over $1.5M with a consulting staff of five.  The unit advised energy and utility companies on utility system acquisitions and new, deregulated product development.

Principal Investigator, US Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory.  Jeff directed a team of engineers, financial analysts, and real estate specialists to provide facilities consulting, management services, and property divestiture strategies to the Department of Defense.  He managed a $1.3M cost-reimbursable business unit, along with associated planning, scheduling, and budgeting requirements.


  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. M.A., Urban and Regional Planning
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. B.A.