Sunlight during the storm

Tuesday, December 9, 2008 - 03:00
Ask a Wall Street analyst about investing in solar energy these days, and you are likely to get a cold stare. Shares in companies focused on all kinds of renewable energy have plunged this year, caught between the twin forces of global credit crisis and the plummeting price of oil.  The correction has been a tough jolt  for companies that produce photovoltaic panels (PV) to harness solar energy.

Inter-American Development Bank named Best Multilateral by LatinFinance

Friday, November 7, 2008 - 03:00
LatinFinance, the leading source of financial market intelligence for the Latin American and the Caribbean, named the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) as the best multilateral institution this year. LatinFinance praised the bank’s efforts to finance the largest ongoing infra-structure projects in the region, highlighting the bank’s innovative lending instruments.