U.S. Commercial Service Energy Efficiency Trade Mission to Russia

Russia, with a population of over 140 million people and an inefficient energy infrastructure is a promising market for the sale of U.S. energy efficiency products and services. This trade mission will target a broad range of technologies to improve energy efficiency and reduce the environmental impact of industrial processes and energy generation. Target technologies include: electricity transmission infrastructure, smart grids, energy storage, green building and road construction, water treatment and water efficiency green building, landfills, biomass and biofuels.

Trade Mission Benefits

  • Meetings with potential buyers, partners, distributors, and local industry contacts, scheduled specifically to meet your mission objectives, and with Russian officials
  • Networking receptions
  • Presentations on doing business in Russia from U.S. Embassy Officials
  • Networking receptions
  • Ground transportation and transportation from Moscow to St. Petersburg
  • Lodging in Moscow and St. Petersburg – one representative per company

Planned Itinerary

Monday, June 4 - Moscow

  • U.S. Embassy Welcome Briefing
  • One-on-one business appointments
  • Ministry meetings

Tuesday, June 5 - Moscow

  • One-on-one business appointments

Wednesday, June 6 - Depart for Moscow St. Petersburg

  • U.S. Embassy welcome briefing
  • One-on-one business appointments
  • Networking reception

Thursday, June7 - St. Petersburg

  • One-on-one business appointments
  • Mission Concludes

Friday, June 8

  • Potential non-U.S. Commercial Service Program

Participation Fee*

  • $2,650 for small-or medium-sized enterprise (fewer than 500 employees)
  • $3,200 for large firms
  • $500 for each additional firm representative

* Includes lodging in Moscow and St. Petersburg for one representative per firm, ground transportation and transportation from Moscow to St. Petersburg. Other travel expenses are the responsibility of each participant.

Up to 15 qualified companies will be accepted for the mission, on a first-come, first-served basis, subject to U.S. Department of Commerce vetting. 

How to Apply

Complete the Trade Mission Application and email to Anne.Novak@trade.gov no later than March 30, 2012.


Anne Novak

Bridgette Clark, Moscow
+7 (495) 728-5575

Anna Avetisyan
+ 7 (495) 728-5398