Inter-American Development Bank to hold Annual Meeting in Nassau, The Bahamas

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 Me

IDB approves green line for key financial institution in Brazil

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.

Ministerial Statement on Electricity Integration in Mesoamerica

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.

Call for Proposals: 2013 IDEAS Energy Innovation Contest

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.

2012 IDEAS Energy Innovation Contest for the Caribbean

July 13, 2012
Winning innovative ideas identified Over 180 innovative ideas were submitted for the 2012 IDEAS Energy Innovation Contest for the Caribbean, which supports the development of innovative projects promoting renewable energies and improving energy efficiency.

The 2012 IDEAS contest calls for innovative proposals to promote sustainable energy technologies in the Caribbean

February 15, 2012
The 2012 IDEAS Energy Innovation Contest for the Caribbean was launched today. Awards of up to US$200,000 are offered for projects and enterprises which promote energy efficiency and access to renewable energy in the Caribbean region. Applications from Antigua and Barbada, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago are invited.  UKAid from the Department of Intern

For the first time, Latin American and Caribbean Carbon Forum to be held in the Caribbean

June 18, 2010
Members of the media are invited to save the date of the 5th Latin American and Caribbean Carbon Forum which will be held in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, from October 13 to 15.

IDB Signs Innovative Two-Phase Financing to Support São Paulo Metro – Line 4 Project

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.

Towards a Hemispheric Biofuels Market

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.

IDB discusses results of social and environmental audit and pipeline integrity analysis of the Camisea Project in Washington DC public meeting

June 05, 2007
The Inter-American Development Bank on Monday, June 4, held its fifth public meeting on the Camisea natural gas project in Washington, D.C., during which outside consultants presented the results of a social and environmental audit and a pipeline integrity analysis of the project.