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Tetra Tech Inc., a provider of consulting, engineering, program management, construction management and technical services, has been awarded a $350 million contract to provide technical assistance for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) clean energy development program worldwide.

Tetra Tech will help USAID address the growing demand for and use of clean energy services in developing countries by designing clean energy strategies. The company will also help improve governance structures to support clean energy development, assess the environmental implications of energy policies, and help foster private-sector participation and investment in clean energy.

In addition, Tetra Tech will assist USAID in its efforts to reduce global warming by promoting the sustainable use of renewable energy technologies, energy efficient technologies, and carbon sequestration. The contract includes provisions for improving foreign national and local government capacity in the energy sector to prepare for and respond to natural or manmade disasters.



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