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Renewable Energy Solutions & Technologies (R.E.S.T) Tour USA-2018- Business and Trade Negotiation Tour

The R.E.S.T Tour, USA-2018-“Towards Actively Building Africa’s First Fully Compliant Green Economy & Renewables-Electricity Subsector” is a Business and Trade Negotiation Summit aimed at sustainably tackling the lingering Power (Electricity) challenges faced by Nigeria via the use of Renewable & Energy Efficient Technologies while successfully navigating the transition towards a Green Economy.

The R.E.S.T Tour for Nigeria also seeks to actively provide a unique platform under a Public-Private Partnership-Pilot Project (PPP -PP) model to showcase & adapt viable Renewable and Energy Efficiency Technologies for citizens and businesses alike in an ecologically responsible manner.

The Implementation of the R.E.S.T Tour, USA roadmap/blueprint is expected to break the inertia of stepping into the global sustainability change, strategically attract Foreign Direct Investments (FDIs) in Renewables into Nigeria while beaming the light on relevant sectors of the economy that have the potential to activate growth and development.

R.E.S.T TOUR, USA VALUE PROPOSITION

As a basic feature the “R.E.S.T” Tour, USA-2018 will seek via a detailed pre-selection process to carefully identify and promote under a Public Private Partnership (PPP) model and at no cost to successful “stakeholder-beneficiary” institutions, Industry specific renewable energy efficiency projects and pilot-projects that possess huge potential for grass root & nationwide scale up alongside capacity to drive key sectors of the economy, guarantee energy security, create green jobs and accelerate our collective aspirations of being named among the 20 most industrialized nations’ of the world within a socially, economically and environmentally conscious framework by the year 2020.

CARDINAL OBJECTIVES OF THE “R.E.S.T” Tour, USA-2018

  • To create a platform for decision and policy makers both in Government, NGOs and the private sector to get familiarized with newly developed technologies in the Renewable Energy industry that are beneficial to the Nigerian economy
  • To present participating “stakeholder-beneficiary” Institutions in the R.E.S.T, Tour USA, with opportunities to meet with and foster business collaborations with investors’, manufacturers’, government regulatory agencies and consumers of featured Renewable Energy Technologies from the United States and around the World
  • To assist the “R.E.S.T Tour, USA, participating “stakeholder-beneficiary” public and private institutions from Nigeria access available international funding and technological interventions from the United States for projects in line with their institutional mandate
  • To assist government agencies & public institutions (MDA) saddled with the primary or secondary responsibility of providing solutions to the Nigerian power challenges in solution-driven project developments and budget projections.

CARDINAL OBJECTIVES OF THE “R.E.S.T TOUR, USA

  • To create a platform where renewable energy component manufacturers and technology providers from the United States will showcase their products and solutions to prospective clients from Africa/Nigeria
  • To present participating “stakeholder-beneficiary” Investment Institutions in the R.E.S.T Tour, USA-2018, with first-hand opportunity to meet with and foster mutually beneficial business collaborations specifically aimed at implementing renewable and energy efficiency projects in Nigeria
  • To actively support and compliment the United States governments’ “America First” program aimed at creating jobs via manufacturing and exports in solution-driven project developments and budget projections
  • To foster increased trade and investment in the Clean Energy sector between the United States and Nigeria, thereby ensuring the seamless inflow of “Made in the U.S.A” goods and services into Africa’s most lucrative markets for renewables within an economically, politically and environmentally compliant framework

PROPOSED DELIVERABLES & KEY IMPACT AREAS OF THE R.E.S.T TOUR, USA

  • Trade & Investment
  • International Alliance & Global Partnership
  • Revenue Security & Wealth Creation
  • Job Creation & Rural Empowerment
  • Agro Processing & Value Addition
  • Technology Transfer & Infrastructure Development
  • Training, Capacity Building & Human Capital Development

PROPOSED DELIVERABLES (2018-2020)

  • $1 (One) Billion Dollars in Renewables & Agricultural Investment by December 2020;
  • 10-15 Agreements & MoUs signed by end of “R.E.E.A.P” Summit, USA-2018 in Detroit for immediate implementation;
  • $3-5 (Three-Five) Billion Dollars in revenue generated from the various renewables & agricultural Investments emanating from the “R.E.E.A.P” Summit, USA-2018 by December 2020;
  • 500 Skilled Jobs(December 2018);
  • 2500 Semi-Skilled Jobs(March 2019)
  • 10,000 Unskilled Jobs(December 2019);
  • 10-100 Agro based raw materials under processing(December 2019);
  • 10-20 Animal & Cattle stock variety under processing(December 2019);
  • 10-50 Commodities with less than 5 levels of value addition(December 2018);
  • 1-10 Commodities with 5 and above levels of value addition(December 2018);
  • 10 Medium Sized Production Plants
  • 5 Large Manufacturing Plants
  • 10 Food & Raw Material Processing Plants;
  • 25 Micro & Small Scale Processing Equipment & Machinery;
  • 10 Renewable Energy Efficiency Systems & Environmental Infrastructure developed
  • 10,000 Women
  • 15,000 Artisans
  • 5,000 Technical Workers
  • 10,000 Farmers & Agricultural Extension Workers
  • SECTOR: International Trade and Investment, Clean Energy Technology, Environment, Business, and Trade Negotiation
  • PROGRAM BENEFICIARIES: Renewable Energy Investors, Suppliers, Integrators, Consultants, Policy Makers, Manufacturers, Technology Providers, Ministries Departments & Agencies(MDAs)
  • PROGRAM CATEGORY: Business and Trade Negotiation Summit/Exhibition
  • PROPOSED IMPLEMENTATION DATE: March 2018
  • TOUR CITY: Detroit, Michigan, USA
  • PRE SUMMIT ACTIVITIES: 1-3 Months
  • SUMMIT ACTIVITIES: 3 Days
  • POST- SUMMIT ACTIVITIES: 6-36 Months
  • COGNOS MARKETING, LLC, USA: Program Initiator
  • EXPORT-IMPORT BANK OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA(EXIM): Lead Program Partner
  • UNITED STATES RENEWABLE ENERGY ASSOCIATION(USREA): Program Consulting
  • KINGS DALE MULTI-RESOURCES LTD: Program Advisory/Facilitation