March 27th, 2023


Electric utilities are facing increasing challenges to provide reliable power amidst climate change and extreme weather events. Utilities in developing countries without access to equipment surpluses and flexible financial capital are at greater risk than utilities in industrialized countries. 

March 7th, 2023
On March 7, on the eve of International Women’s Day 2023, USEA in collaboration with USAID will host a virtual High-Level Policy Dialogue: Women Leaders Breaking Barriers for Gender Equity. Join us virtually to celebrate diverse female voices from around the world who influence and shape energy policy.
March 8th, 2023

On March 8th, USEA's Energy Management webinar series hosted by USAID's Bureau for Development, Democracy, and Innovation (DDI), will be joined by former Federal Energy Regulation Commission (FERC) senior economist Dr. David Kathan. Dr. Kathan formerly worked in FERC's  Office of Energy Policy and Innovation  and currently serves as President of Kathan Energy Consulting, a boutique consulting firm focused on electric power issues, demand response, DER and grid modernization. Dr.

February 1st, 2023

In this February 1st installment of USEA's Energy Management webinar series hosted by USAID's Bureau for Development, Democracy, and Innovation (DDI), we hosted experts from XM, NREL and PJM.  Jaime Castillo Alonso Marin from XM provided context on XM's role and plans for DER integration in Colombia and Scott Baker from PJM presented on PJM's activities in response to FERC Order 2222 and the role of DER in PJM's planning and modeling. Lastly, Omar Jose Guerra Fernandez of NREL provided a summary comment on DERs. 

February 27th, 2023

In Indian Country, some lack the basic human essentials like electricity or running water and many lack clean and freely accessible water.  No matter our situation, our Nation and the World are ready to move in the direction of developing and using new sources of clean and cleaner fuels for power generation, transportation, and other uses.

January 9th, 2023

Critical Minerals are a major piece of the energy puzzle and are essential for a successful energy evolution from fossil fuels to cleaner power generation and increased use of renewable energies for power generation.  Mining these materials, researching and developing new uses for critical minerals, and inventing and improving advanced manufacturing techniques is an open opportunity for Tribes and Tribal Citizens to become leaders in the energy space.