Washington, D.C., DC, August 02, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- CAI Vice President, Ms. Kusum Kavia is Guest Speaker on Energy Panel at GE African America Forum - Customer & Strategic Partner Summit
Combustion Associates, Inc. (CAI) is very familiar with providing distributed energy and improving the quality of life for local citizens in Sub Sahara Africa and around the globe. For this reason, Ms. Kusum Kavia, Executive Vice President was invited to be a guest speaker on the Energy Panel at the GE African American Forum Customer & Strategic Partner Summit in Washington D.C. on July 10 -11.
The Customer & Strategic Partner Summit provided a unique opportunity for GE leaders, employees, customers and strategic partners to strengthen relationships, exchange best practices, network and discuss ideas for success in doing business in Africa.
Along with an extensive Q & A session with the audience, the Energy Panel’s main focus was:
· * Current business climate in Africa and how it differs from a decade ago
· * Where is the growth potential
· * Current challenges and lessons learned
Panel speakers also included principals from Federal Republic of Nigeria, Symbion Power, Bresson Energy, Group Five and NBTE (National Board for Technical Education - Nigeria).
CAI is a Systems Integrator, Packager, and Engineering, Procurement & Construction (EPC) company specializing in 1 - 20 MW power generation systems. In 2011, CAI was awarded the Presidential “E” Award for Excellence in Exporting by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, D.C. This is the highest honor a company receives from the U.S. Department of Commerce. Over the years, the company has been the recipient of numerous other awards including 2009 Exporter of the Year award for Sub-Saharan Africa by the U.S. Export-Import Bank and the 2008 National Minority Person of the Year Award by the U.S. Small Business Administration.
To see CAI’s latest power plant project in Benin, West Africa, visit www.cai3.com