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December Top 10 Players In Green Energy

1: BrightSource Energy Yes. We at Green Energy Reporter are unabashed BrightSource Energy fans. The news that the concentrated solar power (CSP) firm is eyeing a 2011 initial public offering only makes us love the company more because we want to see an unambiguous green energy success. There have been rumors for months that BrightSource…

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IFC Closes $160M Financing For LatAm Geothermal Expansion

The World Bank’s International Finance Corporation (IFC) recently closed a debt financing supporting the expansion of a geothermal power plant in Nicaragua.

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Acciona Energia Secures $375M Debt Financing For 250 MW Wind Farm

Funding for Acciona Energia’s $600 million, 250-megawatt Eurus wind farm in southern Mexico is taking shape. Yesterday, the World Bank’s International Finance Corp. (IFC) announced that it will lead a $375 million debt financing supporting the construction of the wind farm, which is considered to be one of the largest of its kind in Latin…

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IFC Invests $1.5M In Producer of Rice-Powered Electricity

Husk Power Systems is close to securing a $1.5 million financing from the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the World Bank’s private investment arm. The funding is expected to be finalized at a meeting in May and follows last month’s $375,000 investment by the Acumen Fund.

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Tracking the Copenhagen Cash

The World Resources Institute (WRI)�posted this table on their Website tracking funding commitments by industrialized nations to support developing countries cut their CO2 and green house gas emissions. The funding pledge by the industrialized world was about the only firm commitment that came out of the Copenhagen conference last December.

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