Special Feature
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April 12, 2012
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USTDA REVERSE TRADE MISSION SUPPORTS SOUTH AFRICA SMART GRID INITIATIVES


USTDA Reverse Trade Mission Supports South Africa Smart Grid Initiatives

ARLINGTON, VA – In this special feature, representatives from South Africa's municipal electricity distribution utilities, Eskom, and NERSA, take part in a reverse trade mission to learn about U.S. technology, services, policies and financing that can support the implementation of smart grid projects in their country. The South Africa reverse trade mission was sponsored by the U.S. Trade and Development Agency and included stops in Philadelphia, Pa., Baltimore, Md., Washington, D.C., and Atlanta, Ga.

 

 

 

 

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The U.S. Trade and Development Agency helps companies create U.S. jobs through the export of U.S. goods and services for priority development projects in emerging economies. USTDA links U.S. businesses to export opportunities by funding project planning activities, pilot projects, and reverse trade missions while creating sustainable infrastructure and economic growth in partner countries.