Japan Petroleum Exploration-led consortium achieved financial close on 2 biomass power plants worth roughly $110 million – a testament that biomass is on a steady rise as an alternative for conventional power generation as countries around the globe accelerate energy transition
Nepal’s hydropower potential is tremendous, yet profoundly underdeveloped. Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba's government has pumped up the portion of run-of-river projects to 45% of the allocated quota for a 15GW target. This development signals the government's preference for more environmentally friendly assets
Provence Grand Large floating wind pilot – which is led by a consortium of EDF Renewables and Enbridge Eolien France – quietly reached financial close at the end of last year, marking the first floating wind farm to have benefited from limited-recourse debt financing from commercial banks
The IJGlobal Infra Dig podcast this week turns its focus on one of the most exciting projects on the planet – Xlinks – a landmark renewable energy development in Morocco with a 3,800km HVDC sub-sea cable to the UK
As DFIs and ECAs continue to lay the groundwork for Uzbekistan’s budding project-finance market in renewables, commercial banks are gaining a seat at the table. IJGlobal examines transactions heading towards commercial and financial closure and offers insights into what may happen next
Schroders’ acquisition of a 75% stake in Greencoat Capital for £358 million is indicative not only of large asset managers’ readiness to make multi-million investments into the renewables sector, but also of the growing appetite for established platforms with proven expertise
Welcome to the Friday Editorial, dear friends. Pull up a seat. Make yourself comfortable as I have a chilling tale to tell you… one that’ll curdle your blood, turn your hair grey(er) and have you wailing in terror as you face your doooooom
The future of electric vehicle charging has never looked brighter than it does right now as the market throws its weight behind this burgeoning sector, and UK-based Gridserve is right at the front of the pack
Having performed impressively in the MENA IJGlobal Awards 2021 – picking up trophies for 5 major transactions to have closed in the last calendar year – Standard Chartered takes time to run through its performance over the judging period and looks to the future
Having spent the last couple of weeks riffing off the funds report, it seems only fair now to gnaw knuckles and take a closer look at our first quarter greenfield report for infrastructure financing… which has a very different tale to tell
If you view the world in a certain way – say, looking at the global infra / energy sector as a gargantuan feeding trough filled with swill (assets), and the funds as a rotund set of piggies – well, it’d be entirely fair to say that the former’s overflowing and the latter have their snouts well and truly inserted
The project finance market has been especially dynamic since the start of the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic in early 2020. Here Will Marder of Wilmington Trust takes a look at how it has evolved in that time
Zouk’s sale last month of UK-based electric vehicle charging company InstaVolt logged a market first in the sector with a pure-play, mega infrastructure fund acquiring 100% of the asset as increasing maturity opens the door to consolidation
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