Panama: $100 million for Energy Sector

The IDB will grant a $100 loan for the renovation and diversification of the Panamanian energy sector.

Friday, March 20, 2009

According to, the press release from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), said: "Under the loan terms, Panama undertook to consolidate the energy sector's institutional capacity, including personnel training to adopt and implement consistent energy policies."

The IDB loan is from a special line of credit for Latin American countries to adapt to the search for alternative energy sources.

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Funding for Renewable Energy in the Region

February 2014

Countries may submit projects to the Inter-American Development Bank and the Japanase International Cooperation Agency in order to apply for funding.

From this week the International Cooperation Agency of Japan (JICA) and the Inter- American Development Bank (IDB ) will be looking at various opportunities to fund renewable energy and energy efficiency in the region.

Japanese Investors Mission to Guatemala

September 2013

This week a Japanese trade mission will arrive in the country looking for business opportunities in the alternative energy sector.

From a press release published in Diario de Central America:

In order to conduct business meetings with officials from the Ministries of Economy and Energy and Mines, this week will see the arrival of a delegation from Japan, which is interested in investing in alternative energy, said Byron Escobedo the Guatemalan ambassador in the Asian nation.

V International Symposium on Energy in Panama

August 2012

Organized by the Union of Industrialists of Panama (SIP) and the Secretary of Energy, the event will be held on 10th and 11th of October at the Hotel El Panama.

As has become traditional, this symposium will bring together more than one hundred professionals related to energy, industrial companies other economic activities, as well as representatives from public institutions.

El Salvador: IDB Loan for Power Plants

June 2011

The entity will fund up to 40% of the cost of the plants required by the tender held by Distribuidora Del Sur.

The generation of 359 MW of power needed to fulfil the long-term contract given Delsur cannot be achieved without expanding the production capacity with new plants.

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