On 17 May 2017, AmCham participated at an exclusive, one-day event organized by the U.S. Embassy in Yerevan in partnership with ContourGlobal Hydro Cascade CJSC and several other partners. The event featured well known U.S. firms for the implementation of renewable energy, energy efficiency, and smarter grid for economic competitiveness in Armenia. The event held in a conference format with moderated series of individual company presentations. Seven prominent U.S. firms presented their companies’ solutions on the theme of Renewable Energy with attention to how they contribute to the benefits of sustainable energy, energy efficiency, and smarter grid for economic competitiveness. The program also included panel discussions and presentations by the Government of Armenia, international financial institutions, and commercial finance options. The audience included representatives from major Armenian companies, business leaders, and relevant officials of the Government of Armenia.