RE&EE Exporter Update June 2014

Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Exporters' Update


June 2014


Featured Event

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Trade Policy Mission to Peru

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration (ITA) is organizing a Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RE&EE) Trade Policy Mission to Lima, Peru from November 12-13, 2014.  The mission will be led by a senior ITA official and will focus on creating a policy environment conducive to growth in Peru’s RE&EE market.  U.S. RE&EE exporters will be introduced to key Peruvian Government officials before the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change annual meeting (COP-20), which will be hosted by Peru in December.


Trade Missions

Opportunities in the Caribbean Region: Trade Mission and Business Development Conference
June 8-12, 2014 - Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Bahamas, Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, and Trinidad and Tobago 

The International Trade Administration and U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service (USFCS) are organizing a trade mission to the Caribbean, in conjunction with the Trade Americas - Opportunities in the Caribbean region Conference in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic June 8-12, 2014.  Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis.


Online Events

Webinar Series: Japan's Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Market
Thursday, June 5, 2014 3-4pm PST- Dept. of Commerce Commercial Specialists from Japan will update you on the latest development and business opportunities in the Fuel Cell/Hydrogen sub-sector. This is the first webinar of a series on "Renewable Energy" for the Japan market for U.S. companies who are interested in learning about and exhibiting at the World Smart Energy Week held at the Tokyo Big Site at the end of February each year.


Domestic and International Events

IFT Energy 2014
July 22-24, 2014, Antofagasta, Chile
The International Fair of Technology (IFT) Energy & Water, gathers the largest energy conglomerates and hydro solutions in the industry and is the largest fair of its kind in Latin America.  This event is sponsored by the U.S. Commercial Service.


Renewable Energy India
September 3-5, 2014
This U.S. Commercial Service-certified event brings together decision makers and influencers as well as technical experts and professionals from leading companies involved in the renewable energy generation, transmission and distribution within India and around the world.


Morocco Solar Photovoltaic Trade Mission
June 8 – 18, 2014
USTDA will host a delegation of key public sector officials from Morocco's energy sector on a visit to the United States to participate in the Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Reverse Trade Mission (RTM) to San Francisco, Los Angeles and Denver. The Morocco Solar Photovoltaic (PV) RTM will bring together Moroccan solar sector decision makers with U.S. solar technology providers, EPC’s and financial organizations to forge partnerships for future solar project implementation in Morocco.


U.S.-Africa Energy Ministerial
June 3-4, 2014- Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
The Government of Ethiopia and the Government of the United States will co-host the U.S.-Africa Energy Ministerial (AEM), which will focus on the theme of “Catalyzing Sustainable Energy Growth in Africa” and provide a forum for major announcements and commitments that support energy development throughout Africa.


Vietnam Smart Grid Development and Implementation Reverse Trade Mission June 2014- Locations: Washington D.C., Raleigh-Durham, NC; Atlanta, GA; San Francisco, CA.
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) will host a delegation of key officials from Electricity Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City Power Corporation (EVN HCMC) on a visit to the United States to participate in a Reverse Trade Mission (RTM) focused on smart grid development. During this RTM, the delegation will have the opportunity to meet with U.S. companies to learn about smart grid distribution technologies that can support efforts to modernize and enhance power system efficiency and reliability in Vietnam.



Secretary Moniz to Lead Delegation to U.S.-Africa Energy Ministerial

Secretary Ernest Moniz will join Northern and sub-Saharan African energy ministers for the U.S.-Africa Energy Ministerial on June 3-4. Co-hosted by the Government of Ethiopia, the Ministerial will bring together representatives from government, private sector, and academic communities to discuss best practices and technologies for sustainable energy development in Africa.


USTDA Director Announces Nigeria Smart Grid Project

As part of the Department of Commerce’s Energy Business Development Mission to West Africa, U.S. Trade and Development Agency Director Leocadia I. Zak announced support for a project to develop a comprehensive plan for implementing smart grid solutions throughout the power networks of the Eko and Ikeja Electricity Distribution Companies, which serve 16 million customers in the Lagos metropolitan area. Details on this and other UTDA grant announcements in the region can be found on the agency’s factsheet.

News Archives

Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Export Initiative

Market Research

NEW Canada Market Intelligence Brief-(ITA, May 2014)
NEW Canada: Energy Sector Overview PDF (ITA, Mar 2014
Renewable Energy Top Markets (ITA, Feb 2014)

More Market Research

Trade Leads

Fuel Cell Application for Telecommunications China

Opportunities in Renewable Energy via Partnerships with Canadian First Nations

Power Africa Off-Grid Energy Challenge

Bull Creek Wind Project

More Trade Leads


Reference Guides

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



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