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  • The Maple TopCo / Calisen deal, UK

    UK-headquartered investor, developer and manager Equitix sold Maple TopCo to Calisen in July, marking a merger of 2 of the UK's largest meter asset providers and the creation of a mega energy transition growth platform

  • Infra Dig – US renewables with Charles Donovan

    Hot off the heels of hosting REFF Wall Street in New York, the IJGlobal podcast – Infra Dig – publishes its latest episode, this one focused on renewable energy in the US. Angus Leslie Melville talks to Charles Donovan an academic with serious energy credentials

  • They said it’d pick up in September…

    It’s always annoying to have sources wisely intone that the summer lull will end once we’re out of August. Of course it bloody will. But blimey, there’s picking up – and there’s PICKING UP. Sweltering September in London and the market’s gone utterly bonkers

  • IJGlobal Regional Report H1 2023 – Europe

    The first half of this year was something of a mixed bag of results for Europe with the greenfield project finance of infrastructure and energy making a recovery, while refinancing activity was constrained and M&A decidedly down

  • Infra Dig – SeaTwirl with Johan Sandberg

    The focus of this latest Infra Dig podcast turns once again to technology in the offshore wind sector as listeners are treated to a deep dive into SeaTwirl, its history and the ambitions for a new method of harnessing energy in waters your average offshore wind turbine just cannot reach

  • IJGlobal Regional Report H1 2023 – North America

    All told, North America had a reasonably strong showing for the first half of 2023 with a total of $301 billion deployed, down on the corresponding half in 2022 which logged $314 billion, but a considerable step up on H1 2019’s $178 billion

  • CDPQ – decarbonising the real economy

    With C$402 billion in assets under management, CDPQ is one of the world’s leading investment groups. It is also a global leader in sustainability, spearheading efforts to decarbonise the real economy and limit the impacts of climate change by investing in sustainable projects across its various asset classes

  • IJGlobal Regional Report H1 2023 – Latin America

    IJGlobal data record a fairly consistent first half of 2023 for Latin American financing of infrastructure having – in recent years – maintained steady progress, but having suffered a particularly sharp slump in H1 2021 as the Covid pandemic impacted progress

  • Repowering wind farms, Germany

    Renewables investor Qualitas Energy, through its German subsidiary, closed in May the acquisition of 3 German wind farms from an unknown seller with plans to repower the assets, taking a further step to invest half of its Q-Energy Fund V in the German wind market

  • IJGlobal Regional Report H1 2023 – Middle East and Africa

    IJGlobal data record a fairly humble first half of 2023 for activity in the infrastructure finance space for the Middle East and Africa with a reasonable amount of project finance, decidedly constrained refinance activity and a tanked M&A sector

  • Feijão Wind Farm, Brazil

    Norsk Hydro’s Hydro Rein and Macquarie Asset Management’s Green Investment Group reached financial close on their 456MW Feijão Wind Farm – part of a 586MW combined wind and solar project in north eastern Brazil. The deal marks the first time a project of this size secures full USD financing in Brazil without the involvement of an IFI

  • QIC's part-buyout in Vector Metering in Oz, Nz

    New Zealand-based energy company Vector recently carved out its smart metering business as it welcomed Aussie government-owned Queensland Investment Corp as an investor. QIC raised a $1 billion dual-currency green loan for the acquisition and business expansion

  • He Dreiht Offshore Wind Farm, Germany

    The renewable energy sector appears to have weathered the post-Covid economy better than most with developers and industry participants demonstrating increasing willingness to adapt to market uncertainty to finance and deliver utility-scale projects

  • LatAm Uncovered – Santa Catarina, Brazil (Mark 2)

    The state of Santa Catarina features again in the second of a series of 3 podcasts where mayors speak about the opportunity for PPP in southern Brazil

  • ReNew bets on round-the-clock hybrid

    ReNew – one of the largest green energy producers in the world – is on its way to create history by lighting up India’s first round-the-clock project

  • Duke Renewables deal – an exception as mega M&A slows

    Brookfield Renewable’s acquisition of Duke Energy’s renewables business comes amid a slowdown of mega M&A deals for renewables platforms as financing costs continue to run up fast

  • Cloghan and Taghart sale, Ireland

    Statkraft in May fully divested the first 2 operational wind farms developed under Ireland’s first auction to support renewable projects – the Cloghan and Taghart farms – to Greencoat Renewables, completing a €123 million deal announced in December 2020

  • Infra Dig – The Sonnedix Interview

    The latest episode of IJGlobal’s podcast service – Infra Dig – focuses entirely on international renewables with discussion predominantly centred on solar PV, with a side portion of wind and energy storage

  • NEOM Green Hydrogen, Saudi Arabia

    Saudi Arabia is driving forward with the world’s single most ambitious hydrogen project as it pushes the green agenda in its bid to create a regional economic powerhouse

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