OPIC Updates | Newsletter of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation

Power Africa one year later

OPIC Vice President of External Affairs Judith Pryor on the massive challenge of bringing more electricity to Africa and the progress that has been made over the past yearLearn more

OPIC wind power project affirms Power Africa pledge

OPIC's recently approved Lake Turkana Wind Power commitment in Kenya is the agency's first large scale commitment to Power Africa. The project will be the single largest wind power project in Africa and is projected to serve more than 2.5 million Kenyan homes. Learn more 

How to develop a bankable power purchase agreement

Power Purchase Agreements are critical to the success of major power projects. This document outlines the 10 essential components of such an agreement. Learn more

Africa Rising 

A recent Ernst & Young survey shows dramatic improvements for investors on the continent which now ranks as the second most attractive investment destination on the planet. Learn more

Obama highlights OPIC solar project in Chile  

Chilean President Michelle Bachelet and U.S. President Barack Obama recently met at the White House to discuss U.S.-Chile relations, including OPIC's support for a major solar power project in Chile. Learn more 
To measure impact investments, you first need to define them

"If we can track the performance of impact investments over time, we can help show that impact investing works -- not only by generating positive social benefits, but also by generating financial returns," OPIC President Elizabeth Littlefield writes in Institutional Investor. Learn more

OPIC small business workshop visits Orlando
OPIC drew more than 125 guests to its Expanding Horizons small business workshop in Orlando in June. The workshop is part of a series OPIC hosts to educate small businesses about the benefits of expanding into developing markets, and the ways OPIC can support them. Learn more 

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