This need for electricity has prompted investment from other countries — in 2013, President Obama announced the Power Africa plan, which aims to double electricity access in Sub-Saharan Africa and includes a $7 billion pledge from the United States.
August 21, 2014ClimateProgress
August 19, 2014This Day Live
NERC noted that the health and safety code was developed in collaboration with a renowned United States consulting firm, Princeton Energy Resources International (PERI), through a special grant from the United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA).
August 12, 2014New Era
US Trade and Development Agency for instance has agreed to partner with South Africa’s Air Traffic and Navigation Services Company of to evaluate satellite-based automatic dependent surveillance broadcast across the African continent, the implementation of which will improve air traffic safety and create over N$1 billion in U.S. export opportunities.
August 11, 2014AFKInsider
But during the Summit, OPIC also announced the second round of funding worth $10 million for the Africa Clean Energy Finance Initiative,a partnership launched two years ago by OPIC, the State Department, and U.S. Trade and Development Agency to provide early-stage funding to leverage larger private sector investment in clean energy projects across all of Sub-Saharan Africa.
August 05, 2014Daily Independent
It also announced that the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) had reaffirmed its plan to have local representation in Nigeria for the first time.
August 05, 2014Diaspora Messenger News Media
Obama has committed to the Power Africa Initiative to double access to energy across the continent and a Water Treatment and Energy Recovery facility in Kariobangi, Nairobi, is among the beneficiaries. The project seeks to expand and modernise the Kariobangi waste water treatment facility.