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OPIC in the news: Moving Afghanistan from an "aid economy" to an "entrepreneurial economy"

CNN.com recently explored what happens when the military surge in Afghanistan ends, and highlighted how an OPIC-backed investment can help stimulate many times more the original amount in private-sector investment. “For a $20 million from... Read more...

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OPIC project in India wins green energy award

In 2009, OPIC approved a loan to India’s Husk Power Systems Inc. to build a series of energy generation facilities that convert rice husk waste into electricity to serve rural villages. This week, Husk won the Ashden Award for Sustainable Energy, a... Read more...

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1982: OPIC Repays the U.S. Government

Ellen Lytton is Manager of OPIC’s Information Center In the early 1980s OPIC returned its original start-up appropriations totaling $106 million to the U.S. Treasury. In 1982, Craig Nalen, then President of OPIC, met with President Ronald Reagan... Read more...

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Renewable Energy & Clean Technology Conference: Day 3

The third and final day of OPIC’s investment conference, Renewable Energy & Clean Technology: Access to Investment Opportunities in Emerging Markets, has been a continuation of the important discussions speakers and participants have had over... Read more...

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Renewable Energy & Clean Technology: Official Conference Opening

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... Read more...

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Renewable Energy & Clean Technology Conference: Day 1

Dr. Lawrence Spinelli, Acting President, talks about the first day of OPIC’s conference--Renewable Energy and Clean Technology: Access to Investment Opportunities in Emerging Markets. The three-day conference, which started on Wednesday, May 5th, is... Read more...

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