Dates: October 4-15, 2010
Locations: Washington, DC, Denver, CO, Albuquerque, NM, and Los Angeles, CA
This Reverse Trade Mission will focus on state-of-the-art U.S. technologies, equipment, and services, as well as policies, regulations, and financing mechanisms that can support the implementation of large-scale solar power projects in Southern Africa. Delegates will include public and private sector representatives from the solar power sector in Botswana, Namibia and South Africa. The visit will include a Business Briefing at Solar Power International 2010 in Los Angeles, CA. The visit will also feature meetings with U.S. industry and U.S. government agencies in Washington, DC, Denver, CO, and Albuquerque, NM, as well as site visits to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratories, and commercial solar power facilities.