Executives from the Électricité d’Haiti (EDH) and the Ministry of Public Works, Transportation, and Communication (MTPTC) participated in a USAID-funded executive exchange in Kingston, Jamaica where they discussed creating a new electricity regulatory authority and reforming Haiti’s power sector with the Jamaican Public Service Company Ltd. (JPS), the Jamaican Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR), and the Jamaican Ministry of Science, Energy, and Technology (MSET).
Mexico City — U.S. Energy Association Executive Director Barry Worthington told environmentalists and former Nobel Peace Prize winner Dr. Rajendra Pachauri at a major climate conference this week, that coal will be a part of the global energy mix for years to come.
Through funding from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) South Asia Regional Initiative for Energy Integration (SARI/EI) project, USEA organized a five-day executive exchange for Nepal members of parliament residing in provinces with planned large hydro facilities, and executives from the Investment Board Nepal, which is the lead organization in large hydropower development. Vietnam shared their experiences in the planning, appraisal, financing, development, risk mitigation, structuring, and operations involved in large hydropower production.
October 24 was a historic day for the partnership between the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.S. Energy Association (USEA).
After 16 years, and as planned, we brought the Southeast Europe Cooperation Initiative Transmission System Planning Project (SECI) to completion and turned over the region’s transmission system management to the European Network of Transmission System Operators of Electricity (ENTSO-E).
USEA’s Senior Director, Will Polen, tells The German Marshall Fund of the United States what it’s like to work with utilities and regulators globally in USEA’s work to expand infrastructure in Eastern Europe with USAID
Bonn, Germany — The U.S. Energy Association’s executive director, Barry Worthington, will join industry leaders and Trump administration officials at global climate talks in Bonn to discuss the critical role of fossil fuels to meet the growing global energy demand.
The White House and the State Department will host a COP23 side event, “The Role of Cleaner and More Efficient Fossil Fuels and Nuclear Power in Climate Mitigation,” on Monday November 13 from 6:30- 8 p.m. in Room 7 of the Bonn Zone.
Cape Town, South Africa—On Monday, October 23, the U.S. Energy Association, along with the U.S. Energy Department’s Office of International Affairs, and Office of Fossil Energy, will help kick off Africa Oil Week by releasing a new version of its LNG handbook designed to help Sub-Saharan Africa develop its natural gas resources and LNG projects.
Manila, Philippines -- USEA/USAID supports the participation of delegates from Uzbekistan, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia to attend the 2017 Asia Clean Energy Forum and the pre-forum Deep Dive Workshops that focused on renewable energy grid integration, geospatial analysis of renewable energy deployment and transmission planning, and reverse power auctions to scale up renewable energy development.