Grant Signing to Occur at AGOA Forum

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency will hold a grant signing ceremony and subsequent press conference at the African Growth and Opportunity Act Forum. The grant will support a greenfield 78 MW gas-fired power plant in Mozambique.The press conference will include leading stakeholders in energy projects across the continent. Members of the media are invited to witness the signing ceremony and engage in a Qamp;A session following the ceremony.

Date: Thursday, August 10, 2017

Time: 12:15pm

Location: Press Room Adjacent to Main Pavilion, Radisson Blu Hotel, Lomeacute;


Thomas R. Hardy, Acting Director, U.S. Trade and Development Agency

Mr. Carlos dos Santos, Ambassador, Mozambique Embassy

Diogo Vaz Guedes, President, Kuikila Investments

Mr. Gbecirc;donougbo Claude GBAGUIDI, President, Benin Electricity Regulatory Authority

Mr. Akinwole Omoboriowo II, Chairman amp; CEO, Genesis Energy

Albert Osueke, Power Africa Coordinators Office (USAID)

Lare D. Santiegou, Managing Director amp; CFO Togo

Representative from ContourGlobal

Source: U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA).