From the world’s first pilot system in Aichi, Japan, some 13 years ago to Marubeni's 181MW project in western Taiwan that closed in April 2020 with a NT$7.2 billion ($239 million) debt package, it is not surprising Asia dominates the market for floating solar, or floatovoltaics
IJGlobal’s Americas Senior Reporter Juliana Ennes speaks to Karin Granda, special director of Peru’s procurement agency ProInversión, about the challenges and opportunities being faced today in the sanitation sector
Four years after winning power purchase agreements in the 2016 Chilean power auction, Irish developer Mainstream Renewable Power has closed the financing for the first and the second phase of its 1.3GW Andes Renovables portfolio, leaving just one project still to finance
R&D is leading the turbine manufacturer agenda, rolling out ever-larger units for a market that is not ready to deploy them. In such a fast-moving environment, it is only a matter of time before their efforts pay dividends, writes IJGlobal reporter Elliot Hayes...
With renewables taking centre stage for greenfield investment, technologies – old and new – are being evolved and innovated. Here IJGlobal reporter Sophie Mellor focuses on some of the most recent developments in the battle against climate change…
Six months following the World Health Organisation’s announcement of a pandemic, the MENA market has soldiered on with a number of huge projects hurdling the economic difficulties produced by the Covid-19 pandemic to reach financial close – including three more in just the first week of September 2020
This story has been created to host the ING-sponsored IJGlobal Power & Renewables Report – a key component of the Autumn 2020 IJGlobal Magazine – that was published this week in digital format, due to the coronavirus pandemic
With road traffic plunging to levels not seen since 1955 and airline passenger numbers not expected to recover until 2023, the UK's passenger rail franchising system is among the most recent victims of covid-19
When this working from home malarkey started, it seemed only right and proper to maintain the right frame of mind by continuing to dress as though for the office – which at IJGlobal is a reasonably relaxed affair, when not out to meetings
The drawn-out debt raising of the 60% merchant Seagreen offshore wind farm reveals an off-kilter future of what kind of financing fully-merchant wind will require in the future, writes IJGlobal reporter Sophie Mellor
An English phrase that needs no explanation to people who are not native to the tongue has to be “in the dog house”. Six months into working from home (WFH) – more commonly known as Living At Work (LAW) – and I’ve been checked into the dog house for the foreseeable
The infrastructure debt markets are being continuously tested for resilience as coronavirus continues to dominate the headlines, mostly impacting greenfield projects that are largely being pushed back in the hope of a more stable economic environment
Four years after a competitively-bid renewables auction in Chile, financings for projects that were awarded contracts continue to trickle through to financial close, with OPDEnergy among the last to cross the line
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