RE&EE Exporter Update April 2015

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April 2015

Funding for Projects that Generate Exports

The International Trade Administration (ITA) is now accepting applications for the 2015 Market Development Cooperator Program (MDCP) financial awards.  Eligible applicants include trade associations, chambers of commerce, and other non-profit industry and economic development groups. An MDCP award to such a group includes both financial and technical assistance from ITA in support of projects that help U.S. firms to export. The deadline is April 27.

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Also in this issue...

What's Happening?

Webinar: Power Generation in Europe, April 15, 2015 at Noon EST

Webinar: The Emerging Chinese Market for High Performance Data Centers, April 22, 2015 at 11am EST

Webinar: Renewable Energy Markets for Morocco, Egypt and JordanApril 22, 2015 at Noon EST 

World Bank Energy Sector Mission "Integrating Sustainable Energy in Global Development" May 4-7, 2015: Washington, DC Registration Deadline: April 24

Workshop: Telecommunications Technologies for Brazilian Power Utilities, May 6, 2015: Atlanta, GA

Smart City and Green City Road Show, May 7-8, 2015: Chongqing, Guiyang, China

Matchmaking with Japanese Electric Power Companies at the NOA Conference, May 21, 2015: Tokyo, Japan

Middle East and Africa Business Outlook Conference, May 27-28, 2015: Dubai, UAE

Joint MCC and U.S. Department of Commerce Business Development Mission to Africa, May 31 - June 5, 2015: Tanzania and Malawi

Trade Mission to Mozambique, South Africa and Kenya (includes energy equipment and services), June 18-26, 2015 Application Deadline: April 17

Don't Miss These Special Programs For Exporters at Upcoming RE&EE Trade Shows!

What's New?

USTDA Awards Feasibility Study Grant for Wind Power in Vietnam (March 26, 2015)

USTDA Supports Hydropower Development in Malawi (March 27, 2015)

USTDA Funds Feasibility Study for Solar Power Development in Burundi (March 30, 2015)


Market Research

Mexico Renewable Energy (ITA, 3/2015)

Mexico Smart Grid (ITA, 3/2015) 

Colombia Electrical Power and Renewable Energy (ITA, 3/2015)

Trade Leads

Poland: Seeking Energy Service Company expertise - for details, contact: U.S. Embassy Warsaw, Commercial Specialist Anna Janczewska.

Nigeria:  Solar power appliances including solar power storage units for Rural Women's Cooperative - for details, contact: U.S. Consulate in Abuja, Senior Commercial Specialist Ngozi Nkwoh.

Angola: 2500-7000 watt Solar Power Technologies (including central air and desalination) and Wind Power Technologies - for details, contact: U.S. Embassy in Angola, Senior Commercial Officer Julia Rauner Guerrero  and Commercial Specialist Clemencia Yola.

Odds & Ends

Africa Power Sector: Planning and Prospects for Renewable Energy (IRENA, 2015) 

Renewable Energy Prospects: UAE (IRENA, April 2015) 

Indonesia (IEA, 2015)

Reference Guides

Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Exporter's Guide 
Export Programs Guide 
Trade Finance Guide 
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