Ambassador Avant Hosts Event to Launch The Bahamas Energy Conference and Home and Builder’s Show
By US Embassy
Nov 4, 2011 - 11:34:07 AM

From left: Alex Sokoloff, Political/Economic and Commercial Chief, U.S. Embassy; Jeremy Feakins, Ocean Thermal Energy Corporation (OTEC); U.S. Ambassador Nicole A. Avant; Michael Mushaty, Bloom Energy; Denise Kutsch, Overseas Private Investment Corporation and Kyle Hatcher, Economic Officer, US Embassy.

Nassau, Bahamas - U.S. Ambassador to The Bahamas, Her Excellency Nicole Avant hosted a reception for over 60 participants of The Bahamas Energy Conference and Home and Builder’s Show on Wednesday November 3rd 2011to recognize their important work on one of her key initiatives, renewable energy.  Caribbean Regional Energy Forum President and organizer, Jerry Butler, was in attendance to give remarks and a brief overview on the recent forum in Barbados.  Ambassador Avant’s guests included government officials, private sector partners and U.S. Embassy-supported keynote speakers from Ocean Thermal Energy Co. and Bloom Energy. 

The U.S. Embassy’s efforts are in support of National Energy Awareness Week - an initiative led by the Ministry of the Environment and private sector partners to educate the Bahamian public on energy conservation.


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