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  • Infra Dig Podcast – The UK Nuclear Plan

    With news published last week that the UK has committed to a massive investment programme in its energy generating estate, the IJGlobal podcast – Infra Dig – turns the focus on this interesting development

  • 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 – 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Infra Dig Podcast – Going Nuclear with Dr Tim Stone

    In the first of a series of IJGlobal Infra Dig podcasts, nuclear power luminary Dr Tim Stone CBE sets the stall for a massive wave of investments in the UK and internationally as the tide of opinion turns in favour of base-load solutions

  • Waste Not Want Not – Ancala digests UK AD

    The UK anaerobic digestion sector experienced a watershed moment late last year with a government initiative giving it a much-needed shot in the arm that will result in ramped up performance

  • Biden extends Trump-era solar tariffs with one major exception

    The Biden administration has decided to draw out Trump-era solar tariffs for 4 more years, but is making an exception for bifacial solar panel technology, which has soured the outlook of some solar panel manufacturers, but is still considered a win for developers of solar projects

  • Can PF lenders truly influence ESG compliance?

    I recall the times, less than a decade ago, when project sponsors, were pushing back on ongoing undertakings re Equator Principles compliance in the finance documentation of greenfield projects

  • EXCLUSIVE IJ Podcasts S01 Ep01 – The almost right word

    IJ Podcasts' Episode 1 – The almost right word – of its inaugural season focuses on unpacking infrastructure as an asset class and the contours of infra finance. The venture capital industry, in particular, has tended not to have infra finance in its opportunity set. Our guests examine what infrastructure is and how the private sector has taken an increasingly expansive view of the asset class

  • 2022 – the great energy coin flip

    Have you noticed that journalists at this time of year have a nasty habit of churning out stories that are the equivalent of sticking a sucked finger in the air to test which way the wind prevails? It’s a bit of a cheat really. It’s journalistic low-hanging fruit… a bit like entering a deal at syndication.

  • Improving cost and efficiency when analysing visual data

    Large scale asset networks require huge amounts of oversight to maintain optimal safety and service levels. By using AI, the amount of data which can be processed on a continuous basis increases exponentially, while costs are simultaneously reduced

  • Sermsang's Binh Nguyen solar, Vietnam

    Thai power producer Sermsang Power achieved financial close on its 50MW Binh Nguyen solar park in central Vietnam, having commenced operations in 2019. The transaction sheds light on alternative ways foreign companies can enter the market and finance renewable projects under restrictive laws and regulations

  • Infra in Russia – an exciting investment destination

    Russia has been a very rewarding destination for public market investors – but what about private investment in Russian infrastructure, particularly given the lack of returns and opportunities available in the infrastructure market globally?

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