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  • Investing in Telecom

    In an effort to support its Turkish partners, USTDA brought a delegation of emergency response officials to the United States to visit three emergency operations centers, where they saw innovative technologies in operation. The delegates were able to exchange information with U.S. experts and to brainstorm about the next generations of technology.

  • Based on the results of a USTDA-funded investment analysis, the largest privately owned geothermal facility in Turkey became operational in May 2009. The 47.5 megawatt plant was built in the Aydin-Germencik geothermal field by the Gurmat Energy Investment and Trade Company, a private Turkish company.

  • Treating Solid Waste in Morocco

    City officials in Fes, Morocco were concerned in the late 1990s that solid waste, if not managed properly, would contribute to public health problems and poor living conditions. Responding to a request by the Communauté Urbaine de la Wilaya de Fes (CUWF), the region's inter-city government authority, USTDA recognized a long-term opportunity and funded a feasibility study to evaluate possible solutions to Fes' waste management needs.

  • Egyptian Ammonia Plant Opens Following USTDA-Funded Study

    An ammonia production plant in Ain Sokhna, Egypt, was constructed using more than $275 million in U.S. exports of goods and services. A USTDA-funded early investment analysis for the project sponsor, Egypt Basic Industries Corporation (EBIC), laid the ground work for EBIC to move forward with this project, which is providing significant economic benefits to the Egyptian economy.