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!

Trade Events:

  • African Utility Week | MAY 12-14, 2015 | Cape Town, South Africa
    Join the U.S. Commercial Service at one of the leading power events on the continent. The 15th annual African Utility Week and Clean Power Africa is the only global meeting place, conference and trade exhibition for African power and water utility professionals and offers a unique networking opportunity for engineers, stakeholders and solution providers alike.


    Exhibition - 250 exhibitors on 12,000sqm
    Conference - 1200 delegates across 8 tracks
    Networking - 5000 attendees, unlimited networking opportunities

    U.S. Pavilion Exhibition Space
    7 prime location exhibition stands (9m2) available within the U.S. Pavilion, including: Shell Scheme paneling and fascia name board; 1 table, 2 chairs, 1 light and 1 power point
    Access to One-on-One Business Counseling Sessions
    Business Matchmaking Services with Vetted Partners
    Exclusive Invitation to U.S. Government Energy Roundtable
    Exhibition packages prices from $4,000 (excluding travel and accommodation)
    Exclusive co-location with USAID’s Power Africa Team

    For more information, see attached flyer HERE or contact Jean-Claude.Gelle@trade.gov.
  • Hydrovision 2015 | Portland, OR | July 14-17, IBP Select.  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 International 2014 had over 3,000 attendees from 56 countries and over 300 exhibitors. 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. For more information, contact William.Lawton@trade.gov or Glen.Roberts@trade.gov.

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