Electrifying Africa–But at What Cost to Africans?

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

Electrifying Africa–But at What Cost to Africans? Two U.S. initiatives to provide Africans with electricity seem likely to lead to large, climate-polluting projects rather than the locally sourced renewable energy rural Africa needs. By Elizabeth Bast, Emira Woods and Janet Redman, September 16, 2013. A liquefied natural gas carrier near Sea Point, South Africa. (Derek …

Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum

Jay Owen Partner Announcements and News

Now in its fifth year, CREF has grown to become the largest annual gathering of renewable energy stakeholders in the Caribbean. More than 400 delegates from 40 countries, including representatives from 19 regional governments and utilities, attended CREF 2012. This year’s conference is co-hosted by the government of Aruba in …

Suzlon sells 26% stake in gearbox manufacturer Hansen

kristy Green Prosperity

14 October 2011 Deal News Suzlon sells 26% stake in gearbox manufacturer Hansen Solon signs licence agreement with Andersen for PV material Acciona commissions third wind park in India ADB to provide $97m for Pakistan hydroelectric plant GCL-Poly signs 1GW PV wafer supply deal with Tainergy OPIC allocates $250m to …

Overseas Private Investment Corporation

kristy SRI/ESG News

April 4th, 2011 IMPACT INVESTING CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Overseas Private Investment Corporation An Agency of the United States Government The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government’s development finance institution, has launched a Call for Proposals for Impact Investing. Through this Call, OPIC seeks to catalyze ‘impact investments’ – …