CentAm Needs $13bn in Energy Project Financing

CentAm Needs $13bn in Energy Project Financing

Bonds Structured Finance Central America Project & Infrastructure Finance

Central America will need an estimated $13bn to finance 7,000MW of generation capacity by 2015, according to Hector Rodriguez, coordinator of ARECA, a renewable energy project supported by development bank Cabei. As a result, many countries in the region are slashing taxes and import fees relating to renewable energy projects. The region is looking to satisfy an average annual increase in electricity demand of 6% over the last quarter century. Honduras, for example, passed a law that eliminated

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