Trade Leads

West Java, Indonesia 30 MW Cibuni Geothermal Power Project

PT Teknosatria Energi Geothermal, an Indonesian firm that plans to develop a 30 MW power generation facility at the Cibuni geothermal project site, is seeking to contact major turbine manufacturers and suppliers to request expressions of interest (EOI) to supply major plant components for the Cibuni project. Interested firms may view the solicitation notice here. The deadline is May 12, 2014.

UAE Solar Power Project

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) is seeking a Development Partner for Phase II in of a 100MW Solar Photovoltaic Power Project in Dubai, UAE. For more information, please contact the Commercial Service in Dubai ( The deadline for an expression of interest is April 24, 2014.

Lesotho: Consultant Needed

The Government of Lesotho has received a grant from the African Development Fund to finance the consultancy service for the Design of Regulatory Framework for the Development of Renewable Energy Resources. Bidding documents are expected to be available in March 2014.

Kenya Transmission Line

The Government of Kenya has received a loan from Japan International Cooperation Agency towards the construction of Olkaria- Lessos –Kisumu Transmission Line project and part of the proceeds will be applied towards this tender. Accordingly, the implementing agency, Kenya Electricity Transmission Company Ltd. (KETRACO), intends to prequalify contractors for the design, supply, installation and commissioning of the transmission lines and substation works. For more information please see the announcement or contact the Commercial Service in Nairobi ( The deadline is April 20, 2014.

Integrated Street Solar Lighting Panels in Egypt

A well-known Egyptian is seeking integrated street solar lighting (SSL) panels, widely needed in compounds and new urban areas. The U.S. Commercial Service is seeking interested U.S. Firms that participate in SSL. For more information, please contact the Commercial Service in Cairo (

Colombia: Solar

A buyer in Colombia is seeking architecturally integrated photovoltaic products (BIPV) as tiles, translucent photovoltaic panels, thin-film photovoltaic glass and inverters that convert DC to AC 11. Please contact Debra Rogers of the U.S. Export Assistance Center in Chicago ( for further information.

New Funding to Boost International Support for Geothermal Energy

The World Bank announced that a new Clean Technology Fund program will facilitate private sector investment in geothermal test drilling. The new program gives a major boost to the Global Geothermal Development Plan (GGDP), which brings together bilateral and multilateral donors around an international investment plan to scale up geothermal power in the developing world.

Africa: Small Hydro Turbines Needed

A developer of several small hydro projects is looking for suppliers of the turbines (1 MW to 10MW) for his project. These are projects under the Power Africa Initiative. For more information, please contact Mary Masyuko, Commercial Specialist at the US Embassy in Nairobi,

Past Trade Leads

Philippines: Power Distribution Modernization

A U.S. Trade and Development Agency Grantee invites submission of qualifications and proposal data from interested U.S. firms that are qualified on the basis of experience and capability to develop a feasibility study for a power distribution modernization pilot project and associated implementation plan in Manila, Philippines. The deadline is March 25.

Macedonia Hydro Project

AD Elektrani na Makedonija – Skopje intends using part of the proceeds of a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the Bank) towards the cost of the Boskov Most Hydro Power Project. The deadline for sealed tenders is March 31, 2014.