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  • Infra Dig – Henri Yoki on AI in infrastructure

    This latest episode of Infra Dig, sees the IJGlobal podcast service return to roots… delving into sectors that are being discussed, but where there is an apparent lack of understanding – artificial intelligence

  • IJGlobal Regional Report – Europe, Q3 2023

    The third quarter of 2023 showed strong performance for Europe across the broader “infrastructure finance” category when held against the corresponding period in 2022, providing marginal cheer in an otherwise fairly depressed market

  • London Array stake acquisition, UK

    Greencoat UK Wind, together with other Schroders Greencoat-managed funds, sealed in August the acquisition of a 25% stake in the 630MW London Array offshore wind farm from Ørsted for £717 million

  • Infra Dig – Ian Brown talks UKIB

    This latest episode of Infra Dig – the IJGlobal podcast service – sees the focus return to the UKIB for an update on progress. Ian Brown, head of banking and investments, speaks openly...

  • Zenobē Fundraising Round 2, UK

    London-headquartered battery storage and EV company Zenobē completed its second round of funding in September 2023, seeing more than $1 billion raised

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Moray West offshore wind farm, Scotland

    The Moray West wind farm off the coast of Scotland reached financial close earlier this year. The FC was slightly later than originally planned because, as a source put it, “there was no urgent need for access to additional capital”

  • Materials funds: investing in the transition

    The appearance this quarter of 2 funds dedicated to materials associated with the energy transition demonstrates a new phase of the maturation of the transition, but also an awareness of obstacles faced

  • Infra Dig – floating Gazelle Wind Power

    Jon Salazar – founder and chief executive of Gazelle Wind Power – joins the Infra Dig podcast to run listeners through his fascinating company that is driving innovation in the floating offshore wind sector

  • Renewables – windswept and interesting

    Let’s start on the right foot with today’s editorial… we’re not calling the offshore wind market, suggesting the party’s over – far from it

  • Yeu-Noirmoutier and Le Treport offshore wind farms, France

    The Îles d'Yeu and Noirmoutier and Le Treport offshore wind farms in France have hit several speed bumps over their decade long development phase to reach financial close last month backed by a 17-strong lending team

  • Let battle lines be drawn… some more

    Having penned a few words for our marketing team to plug our splendid data offering, 2 thoughts occurred… renewable energy comes second to oil and gas in Q1… and why am I doing their jobs for them

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