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Job Announcement

Position Title:  Program Director

Location: Washington, DC

Category: International Development

Term: Full-Time Position

Number of Positions: One

Job Announcement

Position Title:  Program Coordinator

Location: Washington, DC

Category: International Development

Term: Full-Time Position

 

Job Announcement

Position Title:  Program Coordinator, Communications and Special Events

Location: Washington, DC

Category: Communications and Energy

Term: Full-Time Position

# of Positions: One

Summary

Request For Proposal

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS:

Geothermal Drilling Training for the Office Djiboutien de Developpement de l’Energie Geothermique

OPPORTUNITY OPEN DATES:

August 28, 2017 – September 15, 2017

BACKGROUND:

Women in Energy

The Women in Energy series is a joint project between USEA and USAID that was developed out of USEA’s Engendering Utilities Partnership, a program funded by USAID to improve gender policies and gender outcomes at their respective organizations.

 

Press Release

Pullman, Washington—One of the country’s leading manufacturers of power systems technology has won the U.S. Energy Association Project of the Year award for bringing safe, reliable electricity to two villages in Brcko, a major municipality in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Request For Proposal

United States Energy Association

Power Africa: A U.S. Government-Led Partnership to Increase Sub-Saharan Africa’s Access to Energy

Request for Proposal – Ethiopia Leadership Training

 

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL – Ethiopia Leadership Training

 

Closing date of RFP:                                       September 1, 2017

 

Implementing Organization:                      United States Energy Association

 

Executive Director Statements
Press Release

Washington, D.C. -  On Thursday, the U.S. Senate confirmed Mark Andrew Green as the new Administrator for the U.S. Agency for International Development.

As a strong partner of USAID for the past 25 years--expanding energy infrastructure and energy programs in developing countries--USEA is pleased with President Trump’s decision to have Mark Andrew Green at the helm of such a significant agency at such a critical juncture.

In a statement, USEA Executive Director Barry Worthington said:

USEA in the News
Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, President Donald Trump will announce his strong support of energy policies that propel the U.S. as a world leader on all energy production and development, and supply.

To culminate White House Energy Week, President Trump and Energy Secretary Rick Perry will host Unleashing American Energy, an event to illuminate the plan and policies that will help the U.S. continue on a path to global energy dominance.

Executive Director Statements
Press Release
 

USEA welcomes Indian Prime Minister Modi, sees strong collaboration on energy 

 
Washington, DC—On June 26, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet with U.S. President Donald Trump, administration officials, industry and business leaders. 
 
USEA Executive Director, Barry Worthington, looks forward to a productive visit that promises strong cooperation between the U.S. and India on energy development, infrastructure expansion, resource management and other issues.
 
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The United States Energy Association USEA), through a United States Agency for International (USAID) supported project, has structured a landmark agreement among seven transmission system operators (TSOs) in seven countries in Eastern Europe to work together on planning, expanding and potentially interconnecting natural gas pipeline infrastructure.

USEA in the News
Executive Director Statements
From the Executive Director's Desk
Press Release

Washington, DC— On Thursday, President Trump announced that his administration would renegotiate U.S. obligations under the Paris Agreement.
In a statement, USEA Executive Director, Barry Worthington, said:

“USEA supports a clean energy economy, and we work to advance clean energy technologies, such as carbon capture and sequestration, which can reduce carbon emissions and meet global climate goals.

The Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum (CSLF) is a Ministerial-level international climate change initiative that is focused on the development of improved cost-effective technologies for CCS. It also promotes awareness and champions legal, regulatory, financial, and institutional environments conducive to such technologies. The CSLF Secretariat plans to increase stakeholder outreach and engagement to align the CSLF message alongside other voices in the industry.

Press Release

Zagreb, Croatia— The U.S. Energy Association, through a United States Agency for International Development (USAID) supported project, has structured a landmark agreement among 7 transmission system operators (TSOs) in 7 countries in Southeast Europe to work together on planning, expanding and potentially interconnecting natural gas pipeline infrastructure.

The countries will sign a Memorandum of Understanding on May 16 in Zagreb under which they agree to develop network planning models, share pipeline network data, equipment information and other technical details.

Komunalno Brcko, the distribution utility for the Brcko district in Bosnia & Herzegovina; Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories of Pullman, Washington and the United States Agency for International Development partnered to install automated distribution management equipment for two small villages in Brcko. The pilot was designed as a proof of concept for the entire region of Southeast Europe. The project resulted in a 51% reduction in the number of outages and a 58% reduction in the duration of outages during the first year.

Women in Energy

The Women in Energy series is a joint project between USEA and USAID that was developed out of USEA’s Engendering Utilities Partnership, a program funded by USAID to improve gender policies and gender outcomes at their respective organizations.

 

Executive Director Statements

    

Contact: Dipka Bhambhani
       Communications Director
       [email protected]
       (202) 321-3337

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                  

April 28, 2017

Executive Order on Offshore Exploration could be good for energy, national security

March 23, 2017

Nairobi, Kenya

One of the main obstacles to the development of geothermal energy resources is the cost and risk associated with geothermal energy source. Various initiatives have been launched by governments, multi-lateral institutions, and donor groups to reduce the risk and incentivize the development of these geothermal resources by the public sector.