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A new way to promote renewable energy

March 01, 2012

Leasing solar energy equipment is becoming increasingly popular in southern California, and a similar model could make sense in the developing world. In a recent  piece in Renewable Energy World, Lynn Tabernacki, Managing Director of OPIC’s Renewable and Clean Energy Programs, outlines how leased equipment could accelerate use of renewable energy technology in emerging markets and encurage economic growth. The full text
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Project Snapshot: Renewable energy in India’s rice belt

September 08, 2011

Site India Sector Renewable energy Challenge More than one billion residents of India have no electricity and many of them live in remote villages off the electricity grid. Solution $750,000 in debt financing for Husk Power Systems Inc. to cover the installation throughout rural India of 36 “mini energy generation facilities” that burn discarded rice husks to generate electricity. Impact
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Renewable Energy & Clean Technology: Official Conference Opening

May 06, 2010

Wednesday, May 6, 2010- Renewable Energy & Clean Technology: Access to Investment Opportunities in Emerging Markets was officially opened by OPIC Acting President Dr. Lawrence Spinelli. This three-day international conference—taking place in New Delhi, India—is focused on facilitating private sector investment in renewable energy and clean technology. The conference has attracted almost 300 participants from over 26 countries representing U.S.
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