Renewables

Answers to Questions on Call for Expressions of Interest: Geothermal Risk Mitigation Facility (GRMF) Application Assistance for Geological Survey of Ethiopia (GSE)

Consultancy for Geothermal Risk Mitigation Facility (GRMF) Application Assistance for Geological Survey of Ethiopia (GSE)

 

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Global Workshop on Renewable Energy Integration in Asia

The objective of the Workshop is to discuss how utilities can successfully integrate intermittent generation sources.  Participants will gain an understanding of how electric utilities are mitigating the issue of intermittency from renewable resources through creating a more flexible system. The Workshop will focus on the following topics:

•             Increasing System Flexibility through Generation

•             Greening the Grid

•             Flexible Demand

Afghanistan Energy Executives visit India to Review Best Practices in Clean Energy Integration

NOVEMBER 2014 – NEW DELHI, INDIA – Supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), senior officials from Afghanistan’s national electric utility, Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS), and the Ministry of Energy & Water (MEW) recently participated in an executive exchange with their Indian counterparts in New Delhi, India to review best practices in the renewable energy integration process. During the exchange, conducted by the U.S. Energy Association (USEA) as part of the U.S.

EAGP Geothermal Policy & Finance Exchange Program

The U.S.-East Africa Geothermal Partnership Program (EAGP) hosted two delegates from East Africa in Washington, DC on an Executive Exchange focusing on geothermal finance and policy issues.  The exchange was held in conjunction with the Geothermal Energy Association’s (GEA) International Geothermal Showcase and a GEA-US Department of State workshop on geothermal best practices.  Additional meetings with U.S. government agencies and private-sector players were scheduled for the delegates throughout the week.

2013 EAGP Executive Exchange to GEA Geothermal Energy Expo & GRC Annual Meeting

The U.S.-East Africa Geothermal Partnership sponsored nine delegates from Kenya and Ethiopia to travel to Las Vegas, Nevada, USA for the 37th Annual Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) Annual Meeting and Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) Geothermal Energy Expo in September/October 2013.   Delegates included representatives from Kenya’s Geothermal Development Company (GDC) and Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) and Ethiopia’s Ministry of Water and Energy, the Geological Survey of Ethiopia (GSE) and the Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCO).   T

PLN Indonesia Exchange on Clean Energy Development

HONOLULU AND KAHULUI, HI – Under the Energy Utility Partnership Program (EUPP) and the Indonesia Clean Energy Development Program (ICED), funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the U.S. Energy Association conducted an Executive Exchange on Clean Energy Development from April 13 to 20, 2013.  Nine senior managers from PT PLN Persero (PLN), the Indonesian electric utility, traveled to Oahu and Maui for meetings with Hawaiian Electric Company, Maui Electric Company, First Wind, H-Power, Hawaii Public Utilities Commission, Hawaii State Energy Office and SunPower.

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