February 11, 2016
Online media registration is now available for April 7–10 gathering of Latin American and Caribbean leaders Spotlight on economic challenges, private sector opportunities, urban development, global economic challenges, disaster management The Inter-American Development Bank Group will hold its Annual
March 25, 2015
Event inaugurated by the President of Honduras Juan Orlando Hernández On March 20, Embotelladora de Sula S.A. (Emsula) of the Corinsa Group inaugurated the largest photovoltaic rooftop solar system in Latin America in its facilities, located in San Pedro Sula, Honduras.This project was financed with support from the IDB and will contribute 3MW to a facility that bottles soft drinks, juices and purified water for various companies, including Pepsi, Gatorade and Lipton Tea.
January 28, 2014
Loans of up to $125 million to expand access to credit for green projects The IDB approved a Green Line Partnership with Banco Pine S.A. in Brazil to expand access to financing for environmentally sustainable projects, particularly biofuels and renewable energy projects. The IDB will provide an unsecured A/B loan of approximately $125 million to Banco Pine for working capital and long-term loans in these sectors, and to finance capital expenditures.
June 28, 2013
Representatives of the six Central American countries, joined by representatives of the Governments of Belize, Colombia, the Dominican Republic and Mexico, today signed the following statement, at the conclusion of a meeting held at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and co-sponsored by the U. S. Department of State.
June 26, 2013
Discussions to address electricity integration, energy security and low-carbon energy The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the U. S. Department of State are convening a two-day meeting on June 27-28, 2013, at IDB headquarters to focus on critical next steps for expanding the regional electricity market in Mesoamerica. Discussions will focus on the means to increase interconnection, energy security, and low-carbon energy in the region.
June 25, 2013
New edition of IDEAS contest seeks proposals to promote innovative energy solutionsin Latin America and the Caribbean Proposals must be submitted by August 15, 2013 via the www.iadb.org/ideas website The 2013 IDEAS Energy Innovation Contest has launched a new call for proposals for improving energy efficiency and expanding access to renewable energy in Latin America and the Caribbean.
October 09, 2008
The Inter-American Development Bank signed a long-term loan financing for the São Paulo Metro Line 4 for a total of US$368.7 million on October 7, pursuant to the award of a 30-year Public-Private-Partnership concession with the State of São Paulo. The financing consists of a direct A loan divided into two phases and a syndicated B loan consisting of resources from financial institutions that subscribe participation agreements with the IDB.
September 07, 2007
Calling biofuels a “transformative opportunity” for Latin America and the Caribbean, IDB President Luis Alberto Moreno detailed early this year a broad pipeline of investment projects and technical assistance programs designed to help the region’s countries reach renewable energy targets in a sustainable way. Accordingly, the IDB commissioned a comprehensive study of biofuels markets through 2020 titled “A Blueprint for Green Energy in the Americas,” by Garten Rothkopf, an independent consultancy.