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USTDA focuses on traditional and renewable energy sources, as well as electricity transmission and distribution. Through smart grid development, gas-fired power projects, refinery modernization and energy storage, USTDA helps countries optimize resources and strengthen markets. This also creates unique opportunities for cutting-edge U.S. suppliers.
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Energy Sector Highlight
USTDA Reopens in Papua New Guinea, Supports Power Grid Modernization
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Upcoming Events
October
27
Indo-Pacific Business Forum
October 27, 2020 - October 29, 2020
Virtual | Hanoi, Vietnam
Indo-Pacific Business Forum
January
01
Reverse Trade Mission: Brazil Renewable Energy Generation and Energy Efficiency
January 1, 2021 - September 30, 2021
Locations: TBD | Dates: TBD
Reverse Trade Mission: Brazil Renewable Energy Generation and Energy Efficiency
January
01
Reverse Trade Mission: Brazil Transmission and Substation Technologies
January 1, 2021 - September 30, 2021
Washington, D.C. | Atlanta, GA | Dates: TBD
Reverse Trade Mission: Brazil Transmission and Substation Technologies
January
01
Reverse Trade Mission: Brazil Power Plant Modernization
January 1, 2021 - September 30, 2021
Locations: TBD | Dates: TBD
Reverse Trade Mission: Brazil Power Plant Modernization
January
01
Reverse Trade Mission: Egypt Petroleum Sector Health and Safety
January 1, 2021 - September 30, 2021
Houston, TX | Washington, DC | Dates: TBD
Reverse Trade Mission: Egypt Petroleum Sector Health and Safety
January
01
Business Briefing: Brazil Transmission and Substation Technologies
January 1, 2021 - September 30, 2021
Atlanta, GA | Date: TBD
Business Briefing: Brazil Transmission and Substation Technologies
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Current RFPs
October
16
Senegal: Feasibility Study: Senegal National Gas Pipeline Backbone Project
September 9, 2020 - October 16, 2020
Senegal: Feasibility Study: Senegal National Gas Pipeline Backbone Project
October
19
India: Feasibility Study: IOCL Carbon Capture and Utilization Project
September 4, 2020 - October 19, 2020
India: Feasibility Study: IOCL Carbon Capture and Utilization Project
October
22
Senegal: Feasibility Study: Senegal Battery Storage Project
September 23, 2020 - October 22, 2020
Senegal: Feasibility Study: Senegal Battery Storage Project
November
16
Nigeria: Feasibility Study: Darway Coast Energy Access Project
September 22, 2020 - November 16, 2020
Nigeria: Feasibility Study: Darway Coast Energy Access Project

Press Releases

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USTDA Supports New LNG Infrastructure in Latin America
Press Release

Arlington, VA – The U.S. Trade and Development Agency has awarded two grants to support the expansion of natural gas infrastructure in Colombia and Mexico.…

USTDA Supports Côte d’Ivoire’s First Major Solar Minigrid Project
Press Release

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire – The U.S. Trade and Development Agency awarded a grant to the Ministère du Pétrole, de l’Énergie et des Énergies Renouvelables of…

USTDA Supports Wind Power in Mozambique
Press Release

Maputo, Mozambique – The U.S. Trade and Development Agency expanded its support for Mozambique’s energy sector by funding two projects that will help deliver electricity…

USTDA Supports First-Of-Its-Kind Battery Storage Project in West Africa
Press Release

Dakar, Senegal – The U.S. Trade and Development Agency awarded a grant for a feasibility study to help Lekela Energie Stockage deploy utility-scale battery storage…

USTDA Supports Smart Cities in Jamaica
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Trade and Development Agency has awarded a grant to Jamaica’s electric utility Jamaica Public Service Company Limited for technical assistance…

Trade Leads

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South Africa: RFP for New Power Generation Capacity
Trade Lead

Background: The South African Department of Mineral Resources and Energy seeks to procure 2,000 MW of new generation and supply capacity from a range of…

Success Stories
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USTDA Helps Launch Latest Geothermal Power Plant in Turkey

Following a decade of bringing new power plants online to meet its growing demands for electricity, the nation of Turkey now has the fourth-largest geothermal…

USTDA Helps Launch Latest Geothermal Power Plant in Turkey
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American Technology, USTDA Feasibility Study Improve Power Delivery in Colombia

The Valle de Cauca province, located along Colombia’s Pacific coast, is home to a population of nearly 4.6 million, with the country’s third-largest economy. In…

American Technology, USTDA Feasibility Study Improve Power Delivery in Colombia
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Success in Thailand: USTDA Advances American Biomass Technology

Southeast Asia’s rapid economic growth and industrialization have increased the demand for energy, which is why USTDA is promoting American biomass technologies to help the…

Success in Thailand: USTDA Advances American Biomass Technology