Welcome to Our Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Industry Page
Renewable energy sources, including wind, solar, geothermal, biomass, and water power play an important - and increasing - role in our nation's energy mix. The growth of clean and domestic renewable energy is an important part of addressing climate change and increasing our energy security.
Energy efficiency and energy conservation can be the most cost-effective and least-polluting means of reducing our demand for energy.
Key Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Activities:
- Stay tuned for upcoming webinars!
- National Ethanol Conference, New Orleans, LA, February 15-17, 2016 The National Ethanol Conference (NEC) is the most widely attended executive level conference for the ethanol industry. CS is recruiting U.S. Embassy and Consulate led delegations from Brazil, Mexico, Philippines, India, Peru and China. One-on-one export counseling meetings with U.S. Embassy specialists from the markets listed above and B2B meetings with the U.S. Embassy-led international buyers from these markets will be available to registered attendees. For more information on the delegations attending and programs being offered at NEC, click here or contact Cora Dickson and Glen Roberts.
- Mexico Wind Power, Mexico City, Mexico, February 25-27, 2016
Mexico Wind Power 2016 is Mexico's largest trade event for wind power design, construction and power distribution. It is also the only wind power event in Mexico which is co-organized and supported by the Mexican Wind Energy Association (AMDEE) and the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). The American Wind Energy Association is also a supporting organization.
Mexico WindPower 2016 will be a full exhibition with the conference, including a new focus on e show. Mexico Wind Power is a Latin American sales focused show, with several buyers from South America about 20% of the visitors are international arriving from throughout the continent. The show is growing at a rapid pace due to an increase in wind power construction projects and techniques as well as an increasing focus on green construction methods.
MEXICO WINDPOWER will bring Mexican and international companies together in a single business center. For information on exhibiting in the U.S. Pavilion at this event, contact Miguel.Vazquez@trade.gov
- Hydrovision, Minneapolis, MN, June 26-29, 2016
As hydropower gains momentum in the search for clean, renewable energy, HydroVision International continues to grow as the premier event for hydro professionals to network, share best practices and see the latest U.S. products and technologies in the hydropower industry. HydroVision conference tracks cover: Asset Management, Civil Works & Dam Safety, Marine Hydrokinetics, New Development, Operations & Maintenance, Policies & Regulation, Water Resources, and Technical Papers and & Posters. The National Hydropower Association is the official partnering association of the show. A number of workshops and seminars are co-located with HydroVision International, including the Waterpower Hydro Basics Course. The U.S. Commercial Service will be escorting U.S> Embassy and Consulate led delegations to Hydrrovision 2016 and will organize various programs to complement the attending delegations and U.S. exporters. Please check back in February 2016 for more information on these programs. Contact Danielle Caltabiano for more information.
- Solar Power International, Las Vegas, NV, September 14-17, IBP
Solar Power International (SPI), held September 12-15, 2016, in Las Vegas, Nevada, is the largest and most comprehensive event in the solar industry in North America. With unmatched educational content and networking opportunities with leading national and international solar companies, SPI is the tradeshow where learning and business gets done. In 2014 there were nearly 600 exhibitors and over 14,000 attendees, with over 1,100 international attendees. SPI provides a showcase for one of the world's largest displays of solar energy equipment, products and services within a single venue. The International Buyer Program will support a full service International Business Center offering export counseling, a Showtime program, and access to industry and country specific market analysis. In addition, U.S. Commercial Service staff will provide matchmaking and export counseling. For more information, contact Mark Wells.
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