Upcoming Domestic Events

Brazil Distributed Generation Technologies Reverse Trade Mission – Business Briefing
September 11, 2014

San Francisco, CA

The objective of the Reverse Trade Mission, sponsored by USTDA, is to familiarize Brazilian representatives from utility companies and public entities with the latest U.S. technologies, suppliers, and best practices in distributed generation. The delegation will meet with U.S. suppliers of equipment and services and visit project sites that utilize distributed generation technologies, including grid integration, energy storage, system controls, data communications, and other relevant technologies. The visit will also include meetings with federal and local officials and financing institutions. The delegation will be comprised of regulators and Brazilian utility decision-makers that represent major project development opportunities. U.S. companies are invited to meet the delegation and learn about upcoming procurement opportunities in Brazil.

FREE Webinar: Mexico's Energy Reforms
September 12, 2014 at 1:00PM EST

Mexico passed an ambitious Energy Reform in 2013 aimed at invigorating the Mexican economy. Learn how to capitalize on new opportunities in Mexico's oil and gas, electric power, and renewable energy sectors created by these reforms.

Power Africa Geothermal Road Show
Sept. 28-30, 2014

Portland, OR

U.S. geothermal investors and developers are invited to attend one-on-one meetings with a delegation from Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda during the Geothermal Resources Council and Geothermal Energy Association conference.

Malawi Power Sector Opportunities Reverse Trade Mission – Business Briefing
September 30, 2014

Washington, DC

This Reverse Trade Mission, sponsored by USTDA, will introduce high-level representatives from Malawi's electric power sector to state-of-the-art U.S. technologies, equipment, and services, as well as policies, regulations, and financing mechanisms that can support the modernization of Malawi's power sector. The Business Briefing will provide U.S. companies with detailed information about upcoming procurements and other opportunities to participate in the reshaping of Malawi's power sector. The delegation will also include participation in the World Energy Engineering Congress (WEEC) annual conference, as well as other meetings and site visits in Washington DC, Miami FL and Atlanta GA.

FREE Webinar: Japan’s Renewable Energy Market: Status, Government Policy, and Future of Wind Power
September 30, 2014 at 1:00 PM Pacific (10AM EST)

Featuring recent trends in Japan’s renewable market, Japanese Government policy, uncovered business opportunities for U.S. firms, and information on exhibiting opportunities in U.S. Pavilions at the World Smart Energy Week 2015 in Tokyo.

DISCOVER GLOBAL MARKETS: Greater China Business Forum
October 7-8, 2014

New York City

This two-day conference will provide numerous opportunities for your company to learn from experts with real-world experience in Greater China markets. China surpassed the United States to become the world’s largest consumer of energy in 2010, with renewable sources accounting for approximately 10 percent of energy produced. The Chinese government expects to boost the renewable energy share to 15 percent by 2020, leaving U.S. businesses with an opportunity to take advantage of growing export prospects in the clean technology industry today.

Regional Latin America and the Caribbean: Renewable Energy Grid Integration Orientation Visit: Industry Roundtable
October 28, 2014

Washington, D.C.

In cooperation with the U.S. Department of Energy and the Inter-American Development Bank, USTDA is hosting a high-level Orientation Visit to advance the dialogue among Latin American and Caribbean leaders on grid modernization. The visit will focus on the integration of renewable energy resources and energy efficiency technology into the electric grid in the context of integrated energy systems planning. The delegation will meet with U.S. clean energy suppliers and visit project sites that utilize U.S. clean energy technologies, including the Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado. The visit will also include meetings with federal and local officials to discuss regulations and best practices. Ministerial level decision-makers from Colombia, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Mexico, and Panama will be invited to participate in the delegation. U.S. companies have an opportunity to meet the delegation at the industry roundtable in Washington, DC and learn about upcoming procurement opportunities in the region.

October 29-31, 2014

Charlotte, NC

Join the U.S. Commercial Service and the North Carolina District Export Council for DISCOVER GLOBAL MARKETS: The Americas. Meet in one place with U.S. Commercial diplomats from 14 countries to learn about the opportunities and challenges in these markets. Companies will: learn how energy sectors across the Americas are performing today; understand growth opportunities in specific countries; and realize the impact of recent changes to energy standards.