Benefits of the New Embassy

Renewable Energy Nouakchott, which means “place of the winds” in the Berber language, will be the first U.S. Embassy compound with a wind turbine integrated into the project design. It is anticipated that this 50kW wind turbine will provide 5% of the Embassy’s annual energy usage. The compound will have 184kW of solar photovoltaic power ...
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New Embassy

The new Embassy will be situated on a 10.5-acre site in the Tevragh Zeina district and will include a chancery, warehouse and maintenance facilities, a utility building, multiple access pavilions, and community facilities. When completed, the new complex will provide Embassy employees with a secure, modern, and environmentally sustainable workplace. The $181 million project will ...
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Remarks on the Groundbreaking Ceremony

Friends, Colleagues, Members of the Press; We are very pleased you could join us this morning, here, at the site of our new Embassy. That is the first time that our two national anthems have been played on this spot, but they will be played many more times here – hundreds of times – in ...
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New Embassy Reaches Half-way Point of Construction

On June 2nd, Ambassador André presided the topping off of the new U.S embassy compound in Nouakchott.  This is the half-way point of construction of the New United States Embassy.  The Mauritanian government delegation was led by the Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dr. El Moctar Ould Henda.  The building is expected ...
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