Webinar Series on U.S. Government Financing Tools for U.S. Companies and Partners (September 3, 2020 for ASIA EDGE

September 3, 2020, 1:00pm ET – 2:30pm ET

Featuring agency briefings from:

•             Josh Cartin, Managing Director

U.S. Development Finance Corporation

•             Craig O’Connor, Renewable Energy and Environmental Exports Officer

Export-Import Bank of the United States

•             Lida Fitts, Director, Office of Investment, Energy, and Infrastructure

U.S. Department of the Treasury

•             Tanvi Madhusudanan, Manager, Indo-Pacific Region

U.S. Trade and Development Agency

•             Sarah Lawson, Senior Energy Specialist

U.S. Agency for International Development

•             Reggie Harley, Export Finance Manager

Small Business Administration

We want to hear from you!

The Workshop will include facilitated discussion on the following topics:

1.           What types of financial tools or financing assistance are you most interested in accessing from the U.S. government?

2.           Where in the project pipeline could U.S. government interventions be most effective to bringing your transactions in the Indo-Pacific to financial close and operation?

3.           What project terms are most important to you in assessing international tenders?

4.           How can the U.S. government best support transactions in countries with less creditworthy buyers/sovereigns?

5.           Have you sought financing from non-U.S. development finance institutions (DFIs) and export credit authorities (ECAs)?

Register here

Registration for this workshop closes at 5:00pm ET on September 2, 2020

Asia EDGE Virtual Workshop Series

Convening the Energy Industry Working Group Network

June to December 2020

Thursdays from 1:00pm – 2:30pm Eastern Time (ET)

U.S. industry participants in the Asia EDGE Virtual Workshop Series will have the opportunity to:

  • Learn about programmatic priorities and provide feedback on existing Asia EDGE programs
  • Highlight U.S. industry priorities and challenges to inform future Asia EDGE programs
  • Gain increased access to strategic tools and resources available through Asia EDGE

The Asia EDGE Virtual Workshop Series will culminate in an in-person event, the Asia EDGE Summit, on June 29-30, 2021 in Washington, D.C.

Asia EDGE Virtual Workshop Series Schedule

June 2020                   Introduction to Asia EDGE

June 25, 2020             Supporting Indo-Pacific Industry Engagement through Asia EDGE

July/Aug 2020            Sub-Sector Deep Dives: “Meeting U.S. Energy Sector Needs in a New
Indo-Pacific Landscape”

July 9, 2020                 Transmission & Distribution

July 23, 2020               Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency

August 6, 2020            Natural Gas

August 20, 2020          Civil Nuclear

September 2020         Financing

September 3, 2020     U.S. Government Financing Tools for U.S. Companies and Partners

September 24, 2020   Working with Multilateral Development Banks

Oct-Dec 2020               Regional Deep Dives

October 8, 2020          Southeast Asia

November 12, 2020    South Asia

December 3, 2020      East Asia and the Pacific Islands

GraphThe Asia EDGE (Enhancing Development and Growth through Energy) initiative is a U.S. whole-of-government effort to grow sustainable and secure energy markets throughout the Indo-Pacific. Asia EDGE seeks to strengthen energy security, increase energy diversification and trade, and expand energy access across the region. Asia EDGE draws on the expertise and resources of the U.S. government, private sector, and international financial institutions.

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Energy Resources is leading this whole-of-government initiative with support of eight other key U.S. agencies: the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Energy, and Treasury; the Agency for International Development; the Export-Import Bank of the United States; Development Finance Corporation; and U.S. Trade and Development Agency.