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  • Lighthouse Renewable, US

    While yield companies have sometimes been known to bring in third-party equity providers to co-own renewable energy assets, when Clearway Energy Group recently offloaded a 1.6GW portfolio of wind,solar and solar-plus storage assets to its yieldco Clearway Energy, the third-party investor opted for an unusual capital structure, swapping out common equity for less risky preferred equity instead

  • Baltica 2 and 3 offshore wind farms, Poland

    Poland’s drive to bring their offshore wind efforts up to speed with their western European neighbours has been a valiant effort

  • Nur Navoi Solar, Uzbekistan

    A milestone in Uzbekistan’s power-sector reform programme was the financial close in December 2020 of Masdar’s 100MW Nur Navoi’s solar power project. Once Masdar found its footing after the market volatility’s zenith in Q1 2020, the Mubadala Investment subsidiary moved decisively towards closing Uzbekistan’s first IPP solar project

  • Alarm over energy counter-reform in Mexico

    As Mexico's President Andres Manuel López Obrador lays out his vision of a counter-reform of his country’s energy industry, private investors in power and renewables are pondering whether to leave – assuming they are able to find an exit

  • Renewables in crosshairs as SPACs take aim

    Special purpose acquisition companies have proliferated at a blistering pace over the past year, and market participants are virtually certain that at least one renewable energy developer will go public this way by the end of 2021

  • Xiamen Xiangyu steel plant, Indonesia

    China state-owned logistics company Xiamen Xiangyu on 15 December achieved financial close on the more than $2 billion integrated steel plant project, one of its largest overseas investments

  • European tower consolidation: lower frequencies

    The consolidation of European tower markets witnessed an interesting development last week with the launch of an innovative fund instituted by Cellnex and Deutsche Telekom

  • Dogger Bank Offshore Wind, UK

    As the largest offshore wind farm to have made it to financial close in 2020, the £7.6 billion Dogger Bank project was one of the high points of an otherwise infernal year

  • Renewables portfolios grow in the Caribbean

    Developers and investors are beginning to build portfolios of renewables in the Caribbean and Central America, a region that is slowly diversifying its energy mix despite lacking investment-grade ratings

  • Bracing for a new-year slap

    It’s that jaw-clenchingly awful time again. The start of a new calendar year when inboxes fill with far-from-inspiring editorials from across the sectors “boldly” looking into the year ahead in a desperate attempt to sell thought-leadership credentials through the medium of regurgitation

  • Solar Power Top Trumps

    IJGlobal reporter Elliot Hayes turns the Top Trumps focus on solar panels, identifying some of the market leading units and mapping out directions favoured by the manufacturers…

  • IJInvestor Awards 2020 – The Moody’s Interview

    Moody’s Investors Service won the IJInvestor Award for Best Ratings Agency. Here key players talk to IJGlobal Americas editor Ila Patel about key deals and ESG

  • IJInvestor Awards 2020 – The Digital Colony Interview

    IJGlobal editorial director Angus Leslie Melville talks to Colony Capital chief executive Marc Ganzi about a stellar year of performance that was crowned by repeated success

  • Energy Efficiency – have your cake and eat it

    IJGlobal funds reporter Arran Brown delves into the opportunity and challenges ahead for energy efficiency as it builds momentum as an asset class

  • IJInvestor Awards 2020 – Outstanding Individual Steven Sonnenstein, Digital Colony

    Voted Outstanding Individual in the IJInvestor Awards 2020, IJGlobal editorial director Angus Leslie Melville speaks to Steven Sonnenstein about his career and digital infrastructure…

  • The global ESG scrabble

    The challenge of ESG and how the market is delivering change - IJGlobal Asia Pacific senior reporter Dave Doré delves into approaches being taken and how the process yields value...

  • Indonesia’s infrastructure: the road to post-Covid recovery

    Indonesia's first wave of coronavirus outbreak crashed into the archipelago in April 2020. Some eight months later, IJGlobal's Civi Yap explores how the world's fourth-most populous country may recover through infrastructure development

  • IJInvestor Awards 2020 – The Winners

    It is with great pleasure that we reveal the winners of the IJInvestor Awards 2020, celebrating global achievements in infrastructure and energy M&A and fund activity

  • Java 9 & 10 coal-fired, Indonesia

    Controversy has long swirled around Java 9 & 10 – Indonesia’s coal-fired power plant complex in Banten. The $3.4 billion project in November 2020 achieved financial close, while facing vociferous international and local opposition. The project also paves the way for a fresh equity structure in major power projects in Indonesia

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