Welcome to Our Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Industry Page

Renewable energy sources, including wind, solar, geothermal, biomass, and water power play an important - and increasing - role in our nation's energy mix. The growth of clean and domestic renewable energy is an important part of addressing climate change and increasing our energy security.

Energy efficiency and energy conservation can be the most cost-effective and least-polluting means of reducing our demand for energy.

Key Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Activities:

Webinars:

  • FREE Webinar: International Solar Outlook and Opportunities for U.S. Companies
    Join the U.S. Commercial Service for an informative webinar highlighting international opportunities in the solar sector (manufacturers and developers) as well as complimentary services for US exporters at the upcoming Solar Power International trade show.
    According to Bloomberg New Energy Finance, the world’s solar capacity reached 257 GW in 2015 but will exponentially increase to nearly 4,000 GW by 2040, accounting for 15 % of electricity.  PV is becoming cost competitive to fossil fuels and utility-scale PV is being used to meet growing power demand in developing countries.
    Date:
    Thursday, August 30, 2016
    Time:
    1:00 PM Eastern/12:00 PM Central/10:00 AM Pacific
    Free
    but registration is required.
    Register HERE.

Trade Events:

  • Solar Power International (SPI),  Las Vegas, Nevada, September 12-15, 2016
    SPI is the largest and most comprehensive event in the solar industry in North America. As part of the U.S. Department of Commerce's International Buyer Program (IBP), we are pleased to offer Showtime Export Counseling Meetings. Showtime  allows participating companies the opportunity to meet with our U.S. Embassy and Consulate energy specialists to discuss trends and opportunities for your business in their markets. They can help your company to expand its international reach. Representatives from the following markets will be available for Showtime meetings: Algeria, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Canada, Cote d’Ivoire, China - Beijing, China - Shanghai, Cyprus, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guyana, Iceland, India, Iraq, Kenya, Mali, Mexico, Morocco, Nigeria, Pakistan, Senegal, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, West Bank / Palestine, Zambia, Advocacy Center*, Export-Import Bank**
    For more information or to register, click here.  Questions: Contact Molly.Ho@trade.gov

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