RE&EE Exporter Update August 2015

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August 2015

Commerce Recruiting U.S. Companies for "Smart Cities" Trade Mission to India

The International Trade Administration (ITA) is accepting applications to join an Executive-led Smart Cities Infrastructure Business Development Mission to India (New Delhi, Mumbai, and Chennai) to be held February 8-12, 2016. The Government of India has consistently expressed its commitment to support cities and regions undertaking coordinated smart city planning efforts and specific smart city projects. Energy infrastructure and efficiency have been major areas of focus. Officials have highlighted the need to modernize urban electricity distribution systems to ensure 24 hour access, along with the need to “focus…on green buildings and green transport to reduce the need for electricity.” The application deadline is November 10, 2015.

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Also in this issue...

What's Happening?

Arctic Energy Summit, Sept.28-30, 2015: Fairbanks, Alaska

European Utility Week, Nov. 3-5, 2015: Vienna, Austria.

Virginia/DC District Export Council Trade Mission to the Canary Islands and Africagua, Nov. 16-20, 2015, application deadline is Sept. 30.

Green Technologies Suppliers Meetings, Nov. 17-19, 2015: Seattle, WA

    A Special Showcase

    Join the USA Pavilion at La Galerie: Exhibition of low carbon solutions during the COP21 United Nations Climate Change Conference PARIS Le Bourget - FRANCE December 2-9, 2015.

    What's New?

    USTDA Advances Development Of Biogas And Solar Power At Brazilian Landfills (August 17, 2015)

    USTDA Supports Minigrid Solar Power Project In Tanzania  (July 29, 2015)

    Commercial Service Philippines Completes Renewable Fuels Association Trade Mission (July 28, 2015)

    OPIC and Kipeto Energy Sign Financing Agreement to Bring New Wind Power to Kenya (July 25, 2015)

    India shape in flag colors

    Market Research

    EU Biofuels Report (USDA, 7/2015)

    Brazil Biofuels Report (USDA, 8/2015)

    US-Canada Electricity Trade (EIA, 7/2015)

    Vietnam's Electricity Capacity (EIA, 8/2015)

    Understanding Renewable Energy Export Markets (ITA, 7/2015)

    Trade Leads

    • Vietnam: Wind Farm Project Feasibility Study - see USTDA Announcement for details. Deadline is Sept. 1, 2015.

    Odds & Ends

    Afghanistan-Indonesia Exchange on Renewable Energy Integration (7/2015, USAID and USEA)

    "Sustainability in Bioenergy: A Nation Connected" online documentary (7/2015, DOE)

    Power Africa: Solar Lamps in Rural Communities (7/2015, USAID)

    Reference Guides

    Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Exporter's Guide 
    Export Programs Guide 
    Trade Finance Guide 
    Protect Your Intellectual Property

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