The US is suporting a 20MW Jamaican solar farm.
The government’s Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) and energy investment firm WRB Enterprises are providing a $47 million (£30m) loan.
It supports Jamaica’s aim to increase generation of secure, renewable energy as it currently produces\ more than 90% of its electricity from imported oil.
It is the second project supported by OPIC under the Caribbean Energy Security Initiative.
Robert Blanchard Chairman of WRB, which is developing the project, said: “The largest in the Caribbean, WRB’s Content Solar project will deliver clean, reliable, renewable energy at a stable price to Jamaica for decades to come.
“It will power more than 20,000 Jamaican homes, while displacing more than 3 million gallons of fuel each year. It is an important milestone not only for Jamaica but the entire Caribbean.