US Ambassador on a two-day visit to City

US Ambassador on a two-day visit to City

 
During his visit, he will be meeting various people in the fields of science and technology, space exploration, defence, energy and climate change. The Ambassador will also be present at a meeting on Wednesday on the occasion of the second Solar Trade Mission’s visit to India.

A 15-member delegation of US solar companies, headed by Mary Saunders, Acting Assistant Secretary, Department of Commerce of US, is coming to Bangalore on Wednesday,  to explore opportunities in India in the light of the National Solar Plan, which aims to build solar power capacity to 20,000 MW by the year 2020.

Since Karnataka leads the country in terms of solar applications, US companies are eager to find partners, clients and projects during the visit. On Thursday, the Ambassador will be visit the premises of Envirofit -a Bangalore-based enterprise which has developed a range of fuel efficient cookstoves. He will view the demonstration of fuel efficient cookstoves and interact with the end users of  cookstoves.  Envirofit is an American company which has sold over 100,000 clean burning cookstoves in South India.

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