U.S. Export-Import Bank of the United States Approves $65 Million in Loans to Two Wind Power Projects in Peru
The US Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im Bank) approved a pair of direct loans to two wind power projects in Peru for the acquisition of wind turbines. The financing of almost US$65 million in total for Marcona and the Tres Hermanas wind projects represents Ex-Im Bank’s first renewable-energy transactions in Peru. The projects have a combined generating capacity of129 megawatts
The Global Cleantech 100 List is a list of the top 100 private companies in clean technology. Collated by combining proprietary Cleantech Group research data, with over 9,000 nominations and specific input from an expert panel, these companies represent the most innovative and promising ideas in cleantech—the companies that are most likely to make the most significant market impact over the next 5-10 years.
A total of 18 countries are represented on this year’s list year (a record), with the first entrant from Latin America. 61% of the companies on the list came from the North America region (with 56 companies from the United States). 32 of the companies are from the Europe & Israel region, six from Asia Pacific and, for the first time, a company from South America. Pure Biofuels de Perú specialises in liquid fuels storage, distribution, marketing, and biodiesel production in Peru.
The concept of cleantech embraces a diverse range of products, services, and processes across industry verticals that are inherently designed to (a) Provide superior performance at lower costs, (b) Greatly reduce or eliminate negative ecological impact, and (c) Improve the productive and responsible use of natural resources.