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1 The World is Open for Your Green Business. Let the U.S. Commercial Service connect you to a world of opportunity.

2 2 The Department of Commerce, International Trade Administratio n Our Mission: To create prosperity by strengthening the competitiveness of U.S. industry, promoting trade and investment, and ensuring fair trade and compliance with trade laws and agreements. The International Trade Administration (ITA) is comprised of four units that work together to accomplish its mission: Trade Promotion and U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service Market Access and Compliance Manufacturing and Services Import Administration Who We Are

3 Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Export Initiative (RE4I) Trade Promotion Coordinating CommitteeWorking Group on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Secretary Locke announced the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Export Initiative December 9, 2010 23 Commitments from Across the U.S. Government for New Programs, Actions, or Deliverables to Boost RE&EE Exports: Tailored financing for the specific needs of U.S. RE&EE exporters Enhanced market access for U.S. RE&EE technologies Increased trade promotion to better link buyers and sellers of U.S. RE&EE technologies More efficient export promotion services for current and future U.S. RE&EE companies Responding to the National Export Initiative, the RE4I is the countrys first-ever federally- coordinated effort to increase renewable energy and energy efficiency exports.

4 Trade Promotion Coordinating CommitteeWorking Group on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Commitments from the Department of Commerce Market Prioritization Study 2-3 RE&EE trade policy missions annually TPCC branded RE&EE trade missions Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee Online portal for RE&EE exporters U.S. Government-wide trade booth at key RE&EE trade shows Expand the Green Embassies / Green Build Program DOCs commitments will position the Department as an interagency leader in the green economy – a strategic priority for Secretary Locke

5 Wind Power 1.United States 2.Germany 3.Spain 4.China 5.India U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration A World Awaits Solar Power 1.Germany 2.Spain 3.Japan 4.United States 5.South Korea Biomass 1.United States 2.Brazil 3.Philippines 4.Germany 5.Sweden Geothermal 1.United States 2.Philippines 3.Indonesia 4.Mexico 5.Italy Small Hydropower 1.China 2.Japan 3.United States 4.Italy 5.Brazil Energy Efficiency 1.United States 2.China 3.Europe 4.Japan 5.India $40 billion per year in new exports by 2020 – generating 750,000 new jobs Global investment in clean energy and energy efficiency reached $155 billion in 2008 Governments around the world have provided over $180 billion more in stimulus funding for renewable energy projects The top five markets in EU for Green Building represent $959 billion per year. China market will be $500 billion by 2013. The top five markets in EU for Green Building represent $959 billion per year. China market will be $500 billion by 2013.

6 Wind U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration Top Installed Capacity: United States, Germany, Spain, China, and India Renewable Energy: Growth Opportunities in International Markets Markets to Watch: Brazil

7 Geothermal Top Installed Capacity (Geothermal Power): United States, Philippines, Indonesia, Mexico, Italy, Finland U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration Renewable Energy: Growth Opportunities in International Markets Markets to Watch: Chile, Kenya, Ethiopia

8 Biomass Electricity U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration Top Installed Capacity: United States, Brazil, Philippines, Germany, Sweden, Finland Renewable Energy: Growth Opportunities in International Markets Markets to Watch: Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia, China

9 Getting to our goals Modernized Utility Grid Expand and upgrade transmission corridors Efficient siting and permitting Consistent interconnection rules Standardized metering policies Internet based building control systems Action Plan Recommendations 1.Recognize energy efficiency as a high-priority energy resource. 2.Make strong, long-term commitment to implement cost effective energy efficiency as a resource. 3.Broadly communicate the benefits of and opportunities for energy efficiency. 4.Promote sufficient, timely, and stable program funding to deliver energy efficiency where cost- effective. 5.Modify policies to align utility incentives with the delivery of cost-effective energy efficiency and modify ratemaking practices to promote energy efficiency investments.

10 Overview Electric/Hybrid Vehicles Waste-to-energy Nuclear Power Investments Green Companies

11 GREENBUILDING Major present conditions & future predictions In the US 70% of all electricity is used for building conditioning & equipment Best building design engineering construction and operational practices demonstrate the feasibility of operating buildings at 1/10th of the energy required by average US practices with higher IEQ Net zero energy buildings for the majority of the building stock, including low to medium size housing and commercial buildings are feasible now, when economic externalities in the cost of energy are included Retrofitting existing buildings, it has been demonstrated, will save more than 2/3 thirds of the energy needed for operating them, while increasing thermal comfort, visual, air, and acoustic quality (IEQ)

12 Source: Turner, C., Frankel, M., 2008, Energy performance of LEED for New Construction buildings, Prepared for USGBC, In a newly released report by the New Buildings Institute, 30% of LEED buildings perform better than the simulated level, 25% perform worse than expected, and some have serious energy consumption problems during post-occupancy (Turner et al., 2008).

13 Worldwide US Green Building Export Initiative The U.S. Departments of State and Commerce joint initiative of League of Green Embassies and Green Build USA under the National Export Initiative. The League of Green Embassies is a voluntary association of over fifty embassies and consulates that work together to promote energy efficiency at embassy facilities. Green Build USA is a Department of Commerce program that promotes the export of U.S.-sourced green building products and promotes the use of these products by hosting embassy commercial events. The joint program offers an unprecedented opportunity to: U.S. private sector companies working in the clean energy, green building sectors to expand exports directly or by placing product or services into U.S. embassies. Embassies are ideal venues to: Showcase U.S. leadership by highlighting U.S. products, services and technologies that address todays environmental challenges; Enable US companies to sell over the fence into local markets. page 1 of 2

14 Three key goals of the League of Green Embassies Program are: 1.to advance the presidential mandate to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in USG buildings; 2.demonstrate the capabilities of U.S. products and technologies to the world market 3.increase the exports of U.S. products and services in line with the National Export Initiative.

15 Replacing electric water heaters with solar heaters to reduce reliance on fossil fuels. SOL Inc. entered into a partnership with the US Embassy in January 2011 to provide solar lighting systems in an effort to assist the Embassys efforts to achieve energy efficiency goals set by President Obama. The U.S. Embassy Helsinki gets the first installation of WindStream Technologies TurboMill, with personal oversight from company CEO Dan Bates. LED lights in PanamaWindpower at Embassy HelsinkiEmbassy Lusaka Goes Solar

16 Global Network of Over 50 Embassies Armenia, YerevanIreland, Dublin Austria, ViennaItaly, Rome Austria, UNVIEJordan, Amman Austria, USOSCEKenya, Nairobi Azerbaijan, BakuLatvia, Riga Belgium, BrusselsLuxembourg, Luxembourg Belgium (USEU), BrusselsMalta, Valletta Belgium (USNATO), BrusselsMission Italy, Vatican City Bolivia, La PazMontenegro, Podgorica British Embassy, RigaNepal, Kathmandu British Embassy, StockholmNetherlands, The Hague Bulgaria, SofiaNorway, Oslo Croatia, ZagrebPanama, Panama City Cyprus, NicosiaPoland, Warsaw Czech Republic, PraguePortugal, Lisbon Denmark, CopenhagenRussia, Moscow Egypt, CairoRwanda, Kigali Finland, HelsinkiSingapore, Singapore France, ParisSlovakia, Bratislava Georgia, TbilisiSpain, Madrid Germany, BerlinSweden, Stockholm Greece, AthensSwitzerland, Bern Hong Kong, Hong KongSwitzerland, Geneva Hungary, BudapestTunisia, Tunis Iceland, ReykjavikTurkey, Ankara India, ChennaiUkraine, Kyiv India, Kolkata United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi India, MumbaiUnited Kingdom, London India, New DelhiUzbekistan, Tashkent Zambia, Lusaka

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18 Sustainable Embassy Building Program OBO seeks to minimize the impacts of our overseas facilities by designing, constructing, operating, and demolishing our buildings in an energy-efficient and environmentally sensitive manner We also strive to create platforms for eco-diplomacy by greening our US embassies and consulates worldwide. Program Goals US Embassy Kampala, Uganda

19 Sustainable Embassy Building Program Flagship Program: US-UN Mission - Geneva, Switzerland This solar project started as a façade repair Initial construction cost was $1.7 M. with payback in 10 years. Solar Designs Associates was the contractor, who designed a similar system for the White House. The first MagLev Chiller in Europe was installed here on Earth Day 2009.

20 Water Reclamation Rain Water Harvesting Storm Water Management Vegetated Roofs Reforestation Berlin, NOB Berlin – Vegetated Roof Istanbul – Storm water Sustainable Embassy Building Program

21 NEC Sofia, Bulgaria 7 Preqs & 26 Pts: 37% > ASHRAE Brownfield Redevel. Ozone Protection No Chemical Water Treatment Enhanced IAQ Tree Preservation Building as Ed. Tool NEC Panama City 7 Preqs & 26 Pts: 35% > ASHRAE Ozone Protection Water Efficient Land. Regional Materials Low-Emitting Materials Enhanced IAQ Building as Ed. Tool NCC Johannesburg 7 Preqs & 29 Pts: 22% > ASHRAE 31% Building Water Use < than baseline Ozone Protection Regional Materials Low-Emitting Materials Enhanced IAQ NEC Brazzaville 7 Perqs & 39 Pts: GOLD! 32% > ASHRAE 31% Building Water Use < than baseline Water Efficient Landscaping 87% of Construction Waste Diverted Regional Materials Enhanced IAQ Sustainable Embassy Building Program

22 Energy Savings Performance Contracts (ESPC) Three Step Process (1-Rank 2-Audit 3-Implement) NREL supports audit process DOE/FEMP supports ESPC solicitation ESCO selected thru open competition Berlin, NOB Energy Conservation Investment Program Preliminary Assessment Audit Special Maintenance & Repair Projects Capital Improvement Projects Energy Savings Performance Contracts Energy Conservation Measures Report Post Ranking Site Data Package Utility Data Portal (Green Website) 2 3 1 Sustainable Embassy Building Program

23 ESPCs and Green Embassies Issues: –US Embassy (LOGE) Ambassador Management Officer, Senior Commercial Officer State Department- Overseas Building Offices (OBO) Interagency- ICASS\ Bundling; (Mexico pilot) Kickoff Event: EE Global, Brussels April 12-14

24 League of Green Embassies

25 United States Transmission constraints Long interconnection queues Siting and permitting issues Slow implementation of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act International Intellectual property rights Local content requirements Preferences for local ownership Lack of financing for large and small projects Regulatory uncertainty Burdensome certification requirements U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration Industry Barriers Renewable Energy: Growth Opportunities in International Markets

26 Commercial Service Green Programs Paris, France, Oct 10,11 Green Building SBA Conference Hong Kong, Oct. 26-29, Ecoexpo Asia New Delhi, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, India Nov 7-11 Ankara, Istanbul and Izmir, Turkey Dec 5-9 EE Sweep, 10 Cities in Europe, Nov 2 – Dec 10 http://www.export.gov/reee

27 Amount of Water on Earth Illustration by Jack Cook Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

28 U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration Questions? Renewable Energy: Growth Opportunities in International Markets buyusa.gov | 800.USA.TRADE


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