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  • Jazan utility assets acquisition, Saudi Arabia

    Late last year a Saudi Aramco-backed JV of ACWA Power and Air Products closed on a $12 billion deal for what has been claimed to be the world’s largest integrated project for gasification, hydrogen production, and combined cycle energy – the Jazan assets acquisition

  • Brazil’s thriving infrastructure market

    Brazil’s business environment is booming with foreign investors confident in the investment climate that the country has cultivated. This success is tied into specific stand-out industries in Brazilian infrastructure – such as transport, which has long been a cornerstone of growth for the country and will see continuous upward momentum in 2022

  • Infra Dig Podcast – NuScale Power and SMRs

    As governments around the world look to secure low-carbon baseload energy and nail down security of supply, small modular reactors are going to feature increasingly on agendas as they move from drawing board to implementation

  • An insight into Bangladesh’s PPP landscape

    By taking a look into Bangladesh’s PPPs projects – specifically on port and road PPPs – we can gain insight into Bangladesh’s current PPP landscape. Taking a look at ongoing projects, upcoming projects, and projects taken out of the PPP pipeline, we can understand the obstacles and challenges the government of Bangladesh has faced

  • Infra Dig Podcast – The PPP Risk Game

    This week’s Infra Dig podcast – The PPP Risk Game – sees IJGlobal continue its series of interviews with infrastructure and energy experts, today’s fireside chat with established PPP insurance specialist Warren Beardall

  • The Puerto Rican problem – resolved

    Back in the mists of time… possibly before many IJGlobal subscribers had even launched their careers… monolines played a hugely significant role in the financing of big-ticket infra

  • Jeju Hanlim offshore wind farm, South Korea

    Kepco-led consortium last month achieved financial close on its first commercial offshore wind project – the $519 million, 100MW Jeju Hanlim offshore wind farm. The highly localised transaction involving domestic developers, financials, and advisers gives insights into the market’s expectations and appetite

  • Infra Dig Podcast – The GI Hub Fireside Chat

    The latest in the IJGlobal Infra Dig podcast series was broadcast today – a fireside chat with Global Infrastructure Hub chief executive Marie Lam-Frendo

  • Europe leads in the green-digital nexus

    Europe seems to lag the field on digitalization as the race steps up a gear. Allen & Overy partner Jocelyn Land speaks to IJGlobal about the fast-moving digital infrastructure market

  • Calm after (half of) the storm…

    Blimey – what a week… and I’m not talking about everything that’s going on in the world, it’s a localised statement for those of us who toil daily to bring you news and analysis of the global financing of infrastructure and energy

  • Inpex’s investment in Muara Laboh, Indonesia geothermal

    As decarbonisation has climbed the oil and gas corporate agenda, the conventional wisdom is that the skills and technologies IOCs and NOCs possess will push geothermal forward. The confluence of social considerations and O&G’s cyclicality also factors into diversification. IJGlobal unpacks 2 recent transactions in Indonesia's secondary market

  • Infra Dig Podcast – Ukraine, Energy Security, AMRs, Hydrogen

    For the final podcast in a series of 3, Dr Tim Stone CBE joins IJGlobal editorial director Angus Leslie Melville to investigate the impact of the Ukraine invasion and energy security issues, before launching into the planned discussion on base-load technologies

  • Antioquia port, Colombia

    A consortium of 9 sponsors will shortly break ground on the Antioquia port project – arguably the country’s most important infrastructure investment in decades which reached a hard-fought financial close in the final days of 2021

  • Infra Dig Podcast – Dixon of Energy Green

    Ian Dixon – an infrastructure and energy specialist of more than 30 years’ standing – joins IJGlobal editorial director Angus Leslie Melville on the Infra Dig podcast series to discuss all matters energy, and the global shift to renewables

  • Infra Dig Podcast – Financing Nuclear

    Dr Tim Stone CBE joins IJGlobal editorial director Angus Leslie Melville in the second in a series of 3 podcasts where he delves into the future of nuclear investment, primarily in the UK but also with an international focus

  • Zhong Neng Offshore Wind Farm, Taiwan

    Offshore wind power developers are focused on the Taiwan Strait as the government prepares to kick off the third auction round for 1.5GW offshore wind by June. The 298MW Zhong Neng Offshore Wind Farm valued at more than $2 billion builds the picture of a promising sector, having achieved financial close in December

  • Green bonds – bridging the infra funding gap

    Debt capital markets and project bonds represent one of the keys to unlocking the flow of long-term yield chasing western institutional capital needed to address this infrastructure gap. One of the most exciting developments in this space in recent years has been the growth in green project bonds targeted at climate impact reduction infrastructure investments.

  • The Russian invasion

    While IJGlobal never takes a political stance and tends to steer clear of covering international developments that have limited or no impact on infrastructure and energy… this clearly is not the case with the war being waged by Russia against Ukraine

  • Electrifying times – hair on end

    There’s an old Italian saying “tutto il mondo è un paese”, and never has this been truer than it has been this week as petrol prices surge and – with the wisdom of herd creatures (possibly sheep) – the masses rush to buy electric vehicles

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