The United States’ Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) to fund energy projects in Jamaica

FACT SHEET: Fostering a Cleaner and More Sustainable Energy Future in the Caribbean

In follow-up to the launch of the Caribbean Energy Security Initiative (CESI) in June 2014, the Vice President, Secretary of Energy Moniz, other senior Administration officials, Caribbean Heads of Government, multilateral development banks, and other international partners participated in the Caribbean Energy Security Summit January 26 in Washington, D.C. to work together in support of Caribbean energy security. The Summit highlighted ongoing efforts under the CESI, including support for improved governance, enhanced access to finance, and increased donor coordination. Caribbean leaders highlighted goals for their energy sectors and discussed how the United States and other partners can better support the Caribbean in pursuit of alternative sources of energy. Caribbean leaders agreed to pursue comprehensive energy diversification programs, including actions to facilitate the introduction of cleaner forms of energy.

http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2015/01/26/fact-sheet-fostering-cleaner-and-more-sustainable-energy-future-caribbea

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