Overseas Private Investment Corporation

OPIC Approves $15 Million Loan For SunFunder’s “Beyond The Grid Solar Fund”

The US Government’s Overseas Private Investment Corporation has approved a $15 million loan for SunFunder’s new $50 million “Beyond The Grid Solar Fund.” The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) announced on Monday approval for a $15 million loan to SunFunder’s Beyond The Grid Solar Fund, a new investment vehicle to be managed by … [continued]

US Finances 20 MW Solar PV Project In Jamaica

The US Overseas Private Investment Corporation has agreed to finance Jamaica’s first utility-scale solar PV power plant. A 20 MW solar PV project under development in Clarendon, Jamaica, has secured $47 million in debt financing under the US Government’s Caribbean Energy Security Initiative. The project is owned by Content Solar, and … [continued]

South Africa Solar Power Project Financed by OPIC

The US development finance agency will provide as much as $250 million in financing for MEMC and its SunEdison solar energy subsidiary, along with two local companies, to develop a 60-megawatt PV facility in the Free State province town of Boshoff. The project is the result of the companies’ successful bid in South Africa’s historic Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Program. […]

Clean Links (13 Stories)

  Solar News   1. Fort Hood and Universal Services Fort Hood Inc. have turned on a solar field of nearly 3,000 photovoltaic solar panels. “The four-acre solar field, near Liberty Village community, will generate one million kilowatt-hours of renewable energy annually for 300 single-family homes.” Photo above. 2. The 230-megawatt photovoltaic … [continued]