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Regional Latin America and the Caribbean: Renewable Energy Grid Integration Orientation Visit

Dates: October 27-31, 2014

Locations: Washington, D.C.; Golden, CO; and Austin, TX

In cooperation with the U.S. Department of Energy and the Inter-American Development Bank, USTDA is hosting a high-level Orientation Visit to advance the dialogue among Latin American and Caribbean leaders on grid modernization. The visit will focus on the integration of renewable energy resources and energy efficiency technology into the electric grid in the context of integrated energy systems planning. The delegation will meet with U.S. clean energy suppliers and visit project sites that utilize U.S. clean energy technologies, including the Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado. The visit will also include meetings with federal and local officials to discuss regulations and best practices. Ministerial level decision-makers from Colombia, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Mexico, and Panama will be invited to participate in the delegation.

An industry roundtable will be held on Tuesday, October 28 in Washington, D.C. U.S. companies are invited to meet the delegation and learn about upcoming procurement opportunities in the region.

For more information about meeting with the delegation, please contact Nicole Schray (nicole.schray@experient-inc.com) of Experient, Inc.