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June 13, 2014

New 6-MWAC solar park begins operations in Brawley, California

Electricity to be sold to Imperial Irrigation District through a 25-year power purchase agreement.

June 12, 2014

Desalination seminar gets under way

San José del Cabo, Baja California Sur – The North American Development Bank (NADB) and the Border Environment Cooperation Commission (BECC) launched their first seminar on the topic of desalination. The purpose of the course developed and presented by the Latin American and Caribbean water center, Centro del Agua para América Latina y el Caribe (CDA) of the Monterrey Technological Institute (ITESM), is to provide information on the principal desalination processes as a means of increasing available water supplies from a business point of view.

June 05, 2014

North American Development Bank signs $40 million loan for solar park in Bracketville, Texas

Electricity generated by this plant will be acquired by CPS Energy of San Antonio, Texas.

May 20, 2014

NADB and Tecnológico de Monterrey sign agreement to provide training in Mexican border communities

Monterrey, Nuevo León – The North American Development Bank (NADB) and the Latin American and Caribbean Water Center, Centro del Agua para América Latina y el Caribe (CDA), of the Monterrey Technological Institute (ITESM) signed an agreement today to provide training to water utility personnel and local government officials in Mexican border communities.

May 13, 2014

Piedras Negras, Coahuila to receive US$250,000 grant for wastewater system improvements

Within the framework of the 20th anniversary celebrations of the Border Environment Cooperation Commission (BECC) and the North American Development Bank (NADB) held on May 8th in Mexico City, the Board of Directors of the two institutions approved the certification and financing of a wastewater collection rehabilitation project in Piedras Negras, Coahuila.

May 13, 2014

Juarez, Chihuahua celebrates completion of Valle de Juarez Wastewater Treatment Plant

With this fourth plant, 100% of the city’s wastewater will be treated.

May 10, 2014

NADB-BECC Board of Directors celebrates 20th Anniversary at Mexico City meeting

NADB's portfolio of outstanding loans surpasses US$ 1 billion. 15 million residents of border communities benefit from 192 projects. Meetings presided by U.S. Treasury Assistant Secretary for International Markets and Development, Marisa Lago, and Mexican Ministry of Finance and Public Credit Undersecretary, Dr. Fernando Aportela. More than US$11 million in grant funds approved for new wastewater projects

April 30, 2014

New water interconnection line starts operations in San Luis, Arizona

San Luis, AZ – Gerardo Sanchez, Mayor of the City of San Luis, and Alex Hinojosa, Deputy Managing Director of the North American Development Bank (NADB), presided over a ceremony to initiate operation of a new water transmission main that interconnects the city’s two water distribution systems. This interconnection will meet the city’s water demand for the next 10 years.

April 23, 2014

Bidding process initiated for U.S.-Mexico international crossing and bridge project study

San Antonio, Texas – The North American Development Bank (NADB) has launched a competitive bid process to engage a consulting firm to perform a study of existing port of entry projects between Mexico and the United States, as well as those currently in the process of being implemented and those proposed for the future. The study will also include evaluating current financing mechanisms for these projects and identifying new financing options.

April 22, 2014

San Antonio Clean Technology Forum - Mexico's Historic Energy Reform

San Antonio, Texas – The North American Development Bank (NADB) is pleased to support the San Antonio Clean Technology Forum and its upcoming event “Mexico’s Historic Energy Reform: An Opportunity for Texas.” The luncheon will focus on Mexico’s energy reform and the potential it presents for Texas businesses. It will also cover topics such as the implications for the the energy business in Mexico, obstacles and opportunities for U.S. companies, and how the Eagle Ford Shale development can benefit Mexico