The Energy Task Force and the Oil & Gas Working Group are committed to working together to strengthen the Brazil-U.S. energy partnership and boost energy security, economic growth, innovation, and job creation in both countries.
MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIR
Brazil and the United States are committed to working together to strengthen their energy partnership and boost energy security, economic growth, innovation, and job creation. In March 2011, the two countries established a presidential-level Strategic Energy Dialogue (SED) to discuss priority areas such as civil nuclear energy, energy efficiency, oil and natural gas, and renewable energy.
- Hosted Minister of Mines and Energy Eduardo Braga at the U.S. Chamber to discuss renewable energy initiatives and Brazil’s plans for future oil and gas bidding.
2016 POLICY AGENDA
- Bilateral Dialogues
- Support the Strategic Energy Dialogue and urge both governments to schedule the Dialogue’s next meeting with robust private sector participation in mind.
- Sector-Specific Agendas
- Recommend the Brazilian and U.S. governments sign a Joint Declaration Concerning Industrial and Commercial Cooperation in the Nuclear Energy Sector to boost bilateral business opportunities.
- Recommend the Brazilian Congress approve and fund public investment in civil nuclear power generation.
- Suggest the Brazilian and U.S. governments establish a work plan to create a global biofuels market.
- Urge the Brazilian government to explore available and emerging technologies related to distributed power, which enable flexible, cheap, and rapidly deployable power generation, to enhance grid stability and provide emergency backup power.
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