Political risk insurance in REDD
(Reduced Emissions from Deforestation or Forestry Degradation) projects which use market incentives to promote sustainable forest management.
OPIC offers loan structures tailored to make financing available to leasing companies working with providers of renewable energy equipment such as photovoltaic panels.
OPIC also participates in other U.S. Government initiatives to promote the development of renewable resources around the world:
U.S. Africa Clean Energy Finance Initiative (ACEF)
OPIC, together with the U.S. State Department, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency, and the U.S. Agency for International Development, is helping jumpstart private sector investment in clean energy projects in Africa by providing funding for early stage project development costs. Read more
U.S.-Africa Clean Energy Development and Finance Center
In 2012, OPIC, together with the U.S. Trade and Development Agency and Export-Import Bank of the United States, opened this center in South Africa to provide a coordinated approach to clean energy project development in Sub-Saharan Africa. Read more
U.S.-Asia Pacific Comprehensive Energy Partnership
OPIC will provide up to $1 billion in financing for sustainable power and energy infrastructure projects in Asia as part of the U.S. Government’s $6 billion commitment to support energy development in the region. Learn more
Feed the Future
Many of OPIC’s clean water and sustainable agriculture projects support the Obama Administration’s Feed the Future global hunger and food security initiative which aims to help countries transform their own agriculture sectors so tht they have the capacity to produce enough food to feed growing populations. Learn more
U.S. Water Partnership
OPIC is a part of the U.S. Water Partnership, a U.S. State Department Program to facilitate increased access to water in developing countries, partly by supporting investment in international water projects.Learn more