Develop or refine your market strategies! This ITA report outlines the best prospects for solar, wind, hydro, geothermal, ethanol, and wood pellet exports.
May 18-24, 2014 - Nigeria and Ghana
U.S. Secretary of Commerce
Penny Pritzker will lead an Energy Business Development Mission to West Africa
with stops in Ghana and Nigeria from May 18-23, 2014. This mission will promote
U.S. exports to Africa by helping U.S. companies launch or increase their
business in the energy sector in West Africa. In renewable energy,
opportunities exist for exports of ethanol and ethanol related equipment to
Nigeria. The application deadline is March
Following a half-day
conference, hold matchmaking appointments with Dominican companies in the
Dominican Republic, and then visit one of the other markets for additional
one-on-one business appointments. The mission is open to U.S. companies
from a cross section of industries with growing potential in the Caribbean, but
prospects for energy equipment exist in most of the markets. Applications
are being accepted on a rolling basis.
This final webinar in the Deparment of Commerce's Energy in Africa series highlights energy opportunities in East Africa. Featured speakers from U.S. Commercial Service in Kenya and USAID. The webinar fee is $25.
Join The International Trade Administration (ITA) for a live online Twitter chat at #REtopmarkets, which will highlight key findings from ITA's Renewable Energy Top Markets report and provide an opportunity to ask questions.
“Strategies for Success” webinar series: Selling American Energy Efficiency Products and Services in China
[Registration coming soon!]
This webinar series is designed to provide an update on recent developments in China’s energy efficiency (EE) market segments and appropriate business development strategies for American firms pursuing business in China. Learn from the on-the-ground perspectives of experts from industry, NGOs, and the US government.
Webinar#1: Are there real opportunities for EE companies in China? Assessing recent developments in China’s EE market (April 9th, 2014)
Webinar #2: How to develop a China-strategy for my company: Assessing company readiness and managing risks (April 29th, 2014)
Webinar #3: How to execute a successful China strategy: Building and maintaining partnerships (May 2014, TBD)
Webinar #4: Trends in EE project finance in China (Summer 2014, TBD)
Cost: $45 per webinar or $100 for the entire series if registered by April 1, 2014. For additional detail and registration information, please contact Stephan Crawford, US Commercial Service, San Francisco, email@example.com ; tel: 415-705-2301
March 30 to April 9, 2014 - San Francisco, CA; Denver, CO
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) will host a delegation of key public sector officials from Morocco's energy sector to meet with U.S. companies to learn about the leading solar PV technology solutions, equipment, and services that can support efforts to expand solar PV development in Morocco.
April 22, 2014 - Washington DC
Supported by multiple U.S. agencies, the program will showcase geothermal projects, trends, and governmental policies in the U.S. and around the world.
Learn from U.S. Commercial diplomats and private sector experts about emerging markets and export opportunities in Africa, Middle East, & India, including in the renewable energy sector. Gain access to new export markets and obtain resources to increase international sales.
June 3-5, 2014 - Cologne, Germany
Exhibit at the U.S. Pavilion to minimize your company's costs and maximize the value of your participation at this premier event. Two options are available.
As a result of a feasibility
study grant awarded by the U.S. Trade and Development Agency, Austin-based
Innovari, Inc. was selected to demonstrate that EMCALI, a Columbian utility,
can use at least a one megawatt intelligent, dynamic load management system to
manage peak demand and more efficiently utilize its generation, transmission
and distribution resources. [February 2014]
The United States International
Trade Commission (USITC) determined that there is a reasonable indication that
a U.S. industry is materially injured by reason of imports of certain
crystalline silicon photovoltaic products from China that are allegedly
subsidized and from China and Taiwan that are allegedly sold in the United
States at less than fair value. [February 2014]
February 2014 – International Renewable Energy Agency
(IRENA) – “Analysis of Infrastructure for Renewable Power in
Energy ministers and delegates
from 19 countries, along with development partners, have called for the
creation of an Africa Clean Energy Corridor. IRENA produced this analysis
on Southern African infrastructure for renewables in support of the
January 2014 – International Renewable Energy Agency
(IRENA) – “Evaluating Renewable Energy Policy: A Review of Criteria
and Indicators for Assessment”
Focusing on effectiveness,
efficiency, equity and institutional feasibility, this policy paper analyzes
the literature associated with these four key success criteria in depth, with a
specific focus on lower income countries.
Romania Revises Down the Biofuel Mandates (pdf) - USDA, January 2014
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