OPIC Updates | Newsletter of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation

OPIC supported power plant named one of world's best

The OPIC-supported Amman East Power Plant in Jordan was recently named one of the world's top five gas-fired plants by Power Magazine. OPIC committed a $70 million loan to AES Corp. of Arlington, Virginia in 2007 to support construction of the plant, which was Jordan's first independent power plant and has helped the country reduce reliance on imported energy. Read more 

Expanding Horizons travels to Minneapolis

Register to join OPIC on October 8 at the Radisson Plaza Hotel in Minneapolis for a workshop highlighting the innovative financial tools that OPIC has used for more than 40 years to help U.S. businesses invest in emerging markets. Learn more

Measuring and monitoring impact

OPIC's core mission is to advance sustainable development. In this second part of a series for the OPIC blog, we discuss how the agency works to ensure that the projects it supports have a positive developmental impact. 


Catalyzing green investments in the developing world
Unprecedented in the world of development finance, CEOs and representatives from 15 DFIs recently met in Germany to discuss how to scale up climate finance in developing countries. Learn more

SunEdison, IFC and OPIC support solar power in Chile

SunEdison recently completed $260.5 million in financing with Rabobank, IFC and OPIC to build a 100 megawatt Amanecer Solar CAP solar farm in Chile's Atacama Desert. Learn more

Building critical wind farms in Peru
OPIC is structuring a loan with ContourGlobal Ltd. to fund the largest wind farm project in South America outside of Brazil. The project stands to provide vital energy to Peru, which has enjoyed economic gains during the past decade, but has lacked in energy investment. Learn more
OPIC's Board of Directors held its final meeting of the fiscal year on September 19 and approved deals in Africa, the Middle East and Latin America that will improve access to power, small business lending, and healthcare around the world. Learn more

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