December 30, 2014

Landfill gas-to-energy project in Saltillo receives loan funding

San Antonio, Texas. – The North American Development Bank (NADB) is pleased to announce the disbursement of loan funds for $38 million pesos to Lorean Energy Group, S.A.P.I. de C.V. for the development of the second phase of a biogas-to-energy plant in Saltillo, Coahuila.

December 29, 2014

Desalination plant in Ensenada, Baja California, to be funded by the North American Development Bank

San Antonio, Texas. – The North American Development Bank (NADB) announces the disbursement of a loan totaling US$22 million ($320 million pesos) to GS Inima Environment, S.A. for the construction a 5.7-millon gallons a day (mgd) capacity desalination plant in Ensenada, Baja California.

December 18, 2014

SunPeak Solar Park 2 receives $41 million loan by the North American Development Bank

Company 2, LLC (IVSC 2) signed a $41 million loan for the construction of a 20-megawatt (MWAC) solar park in Niland, California. The Imperial Irrigation District will be purchasing the energy produced by this park.

December 04, 2014

NADB-BECC Board of Directors moves forward with institutional integration; approves US$82.3 million in financing for new infrastructure projects along the U.S.-Mexico border

Washington, D.C. – The Board of Directors of the North American Development Bank (NADB) and the Border Environment Cooperation Commission (BECC) yesterday approved a resolution recommending the merger of NADB and BECC into a single institution. The proposed integration would preserve the current mission, purposes and functions of both organizations, including the environmental mandate and geographic jurisdiction of the institutions.

November 18, 2014

Tornillo, Texas receives US$3.25 million grant for a new arsenic treatment facility

San Antonio, Texas. – The North American Development Bank (NADB) and El Paso County Tornillo Water Improvement District (EPCTWID) have signed a US$3.25 million grant for the construction of an arsenic treatment facility with the capacity to treat 600 gallons per minute (gpm) that will reduce arsenic concentrations in the city’s drinking water.

November 12, 2014

Piedras Negras to receive US$218,400 grant for wastewater system rehabilitation

San Antonio, Texas. – The North American Development Bank (NADB) and the local water utility, Sistema Municipal de Agua y Saneamiento de Piedras Negras (SIMAS) in Piedras Negras, Coahuila, signed a US$218,400 grant agreement for wastewater system improvements that will prevent up to 2.3 million gallons per day (mgd) of untreated wastewater discharges into the Rio Grande.

September 30, 2014

US$9 million loan signed to finance a low-emission bus program in Mexican border cities

First project supported by NADB in the sector of public transportation. Project will initially finance 100 buses manufactured by DINA Camiones.

September 25, 2014

Holtville to receive US$3.56 million grant for wastewater treatment plant improvements

Holtville, California. – The North American Development Bank (NADB) and the City of Holtville, California, have signed a US$3.56 million grant to rehabilitate and upgrade the city’s wastewater treatment plant, which will improve the quality of water discharged to the Salton Sea and other local waterways.

September 25, 2014

Water utility seminar begins in Tamaulipas

Victoria, Tamaulipas. – On Thursday, the Utility Management Institute (UMI) of the North American Development Bank (NADB), in coordination with Latin American and Caribbean water center, Centro del Agua para América Latina y el Caribe (CDA), of the Monterrey Technological Institute, ITESM, initiated a two-day intensive seminar on “How to Implement Rates Successfully” for 14 water utilities in Tamaulipas.

July 08, 2014

Solar plant for Tijuana children’s hospital begins operations

NADB and BECC provide US$240,000 in technical assistance for development of solar plant.