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U.S. Government Arranged Most Loans for Clean Energy in 2011

The U.S. government pushed ahead of development banks in Europe and Brazil to arrange the most financing for clean energy projects last year, distributing incentives from President Barack Obama’s administration.

The Federal Financing Bank completed 13 deals worth $10.1 billion for projects including BrightSource Energy Inc. Ivanpah solar thermal plant, according to a study of the industry’s top 20 lenders by Bloomberg New Energy Finance.