As part of president Obama’s Power Africa initiative, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government’s development finance institution, committed $233 million in debt financing to support construction and operation of the Kipeto Wind Power Project in Kajiado, Kenya.
Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc., a wholesale power supplier owned by 44 member electric cooperatives and public power districts, and D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments, L.L.C. (DESRI), executed a 25 year contract to supply the utility with renewable energy from the planned Alta Luna Solar Project to be constructed in Luna County in southwest New Mexico.
New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo disclosed $175 million in awards for five large scale clean energy projects that will help the state meet its Reforming the Energy Vision goals to increase the amount of electricity generation from renewable energy sources.
Bigbelly, Inc. disclosed that the Los Angeles Ninth Council District is significantly expanding its use of the Bigbelly system to help combat the litter problem on city streets and throughout the region’s public areas.
Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc., a wholesale power supplier owned by 44 member electric cooperatives and public power districts, and juwi Inc., a Colorado-based renewable energy company, have signed a 25 year contract to supply the utility with renewable energy from the planned San Isabel Solar Project to be constructed in southern Colorado.
Enerkem Inc., a waste-to-biofuels and chemicals producer, has raised $115 million and initiated the production of biomethanol at their facility in Canada.