Domestic Events

Trade Talk: Smart Grid – Linking U.S. Businesses to Global Smart Grid Opportunities
February 28, 2014, 12:30-5:00 PM EST

Arlington, VA

Learn how to expand your business in the global electricity transmission and distribution market, which is forecast to reach nearly $500 billion over the next seven years. This event, which you can either join in person or via webinar, will feature briefings from technical experts and U.S. Government officials, as well as industry case studies and an open forum discussion. 

Webinar: Energy Opportunities in East Africa
March 8, 2014, 10AM EST

This final webinar in the Department of Commerce's Energy in Africa series highlights energy opportunities in East Africa. Featured speakers from U.S. Commercial Service in Kenya and USAID. The webinar fee is $25.

Twitter Town Hall: Renewable Energy Top Markets Report
March 25, 2014, 2PM EST

Join The International Trade Administration (ITA) for a live online Twitter chat at #REtopmarkets, which will highlight key findings from ITA's Renewable Energy Top Markets report and provide an opportunity to ask questions.

Reverse Trade Mission: Morocco Solar Photovoltaic
March 30–April 9, 2014

San Francisco, CA and Denver, CO

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) will host a delegation of key public sector officials from Morocco's energy sector to meet with U.S. companies to learn about the leading solar PV technology solutions, equipment, and services that can support efforts to expand solar PV development in Morocco.

Geothermal International Forum
April 22, 2014

Washington, DC

Supported by multiple U.S. agencies, the program will showcase geothermal projects, trends, and governmental policies in the U.S. and around the world.

Business Forum: Discover Global Markets in Africa, Middle East, and India
May 1-2, 2014

San Antonio, TX

Learn from U.S. Commercial diplomats and private sector experts about emerging markets and export opportunities in Africa, Middle East, & India, including in the renewable energy sector. Gain access to new export markets and obtain resources to increase international sales.

“Strategies for Success” webinar series: Selling American Energy Efficiency Products and Services in China

This webinar series is designed to provide an update on recent developments in China’s energy efficiency (EE) market segments and appropriate business development strategies for American firms pursuing business in China. Learn from the on-the-ground perspectives of experts from industry, NGOs, and the US government.

Webinar#1: Are there real opportunities for EE companies in China? Assessing recent developments in China’s EE market (April 8th, 2014)

Webinar #2: How to develop a China-strategy for my company: Assessing company readiness and managing risks (April 30th, 2014)

Webinar #3: How to execute a successful China strategy: Building and maintaining partnerships (June 4, 2014)

Webinar #4: Trends in EE project finance in China (Summer 2014, TBD)

Cost: $45 per webinar or $100 for the entire series if registered by April 1, 2014. For additional details and registration information, please contact Stephan Crawford, US Commercial Service, San Francisco, email:; telephone: 415-705-2301