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  • REFF Wall Street: Wind sponsors make sense of tax equity outlook

    Wind sponsors look poised to favor a "more equitable" direct-pay structure following the approval of a portion of the Democrats’ proposed $3.5 trillion spending package by the US House of Representatives' Ways and Means Committee, which could alter the tax equity landscape

  • Network Rail’s Project Reach

    Network Rail’s Project Reach – a live process which promises bidders the opportunity to upgrade UK fibre along the rail network in exchange for the right to monetise additional capacity – has raised questions among industry watchers as to whether the enterprise is out of touch

  • Digital infra to fuel LatAm growth

    Poorly developed digital infrastructure across Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) serves as a major impediment to economic development in the region, according to speakers at the IJLatAm 2021 conference hosted this week in New York

  • Kaban Green Power Hub, Australia

    French renewable energy developer Neoen brought its Kaban Green Power Hub in Far North Queensland to financial close earlier this month in spite of a host of trial and tribulations

  • A little bit of SONIA in my life…

    As the market trembles its way into the final quarter of the year, minds turn sluggishly to the next big challenge facing lenders as the deadline looms for the demise of Libor and its similarly-named cousins across the globe

  • Kinguélé Aval hydropower IPP, Gabon

    In the middle of this summer, French asset manager and infra investor Meridiam gained the distinction of bringing Gabon’s first grid-connected IPP to financial close

  • The ramifications of Congress' latest REN proposals

    The US House of Representatives' Ways and Means Committee has approved a critical portion of the Democrats' proposed $3.5 trillion spending package, which includes federal tax credit extensions and a direct-pay option, but market participants have warned that some of the newer measures mixing social and energy policies could have "cataclysmic ramifications"

  • The real reason why the infrastructure deal is so important

    We applaud Washington lawmakers for bipartisan support reached on investments in US infrastructure

  • Los Guzmancito, Dominican Republic

    As the Dominican Republic opens up for private investments into renewable energy projects under President Luis Abinader, local developer Grupo Energético 23 managed this summer to wrangle debt financing for its first such asset in the country

  • Coaxing wild animals into cages

    Talking to people around the market this week puts one in mind of idle moments trawling through Facebook, pausing to watch videos of kind-hearted individuals desperately trying to lure a flea-bitten dog into a cage so they can find that forever home. Curiously, right now it feels pretty much like that in work.

  • TLBs creeping into the infra landscape

    There’s a cheeky little financing mechanism that’s starting to impact the European infrastructure space… a riskier debt instrument borrowed from the US that brings with it the far-from-subtle aroma of leveraged finance

  • Sudair Solar PV, Saudi Arabia

    ACWA Power has once again delivered a low tariff for solar PV on the 1.5GW Sudair solar PV – only the second lowest in the world at the time of PPA signing

  • Cirata floating solar, Indonesia

    Indonesia's first floating solar power project earlier this month achieved financial close – amid the market's long wait for state-owned utility company PLN to release its electricity supply business plan for the next decade. IJGlobal speaks with Cirata's sponsors including the Indonesian majority owner and Masdar

  • Cardones-Polpaico transmission refi, Chile

    In a deal that took almost a year to close, Interchile, a subsidiary of Colombia's Interconexion Electrica, raised $1.2 billion of bonds to refinance a sprawling transmission portfolio interconnecting the entire northern half of Chile

  • The saviour of Southern Water?

    Earlier this month Macquarie made a return to ownership of one of the UK’s worst performing water companies – Southern Water. If it can turn it around, the rewards it will reap are not confined to the financial

  • Tilt Renewables takeover, Australia/NZ

    While the calendar year is a long way from over and it is never wise to call a market leader in August, the takeover of Tilt Renewables has all the hallmarks of logging the accolade for being one of the largest M&A deal in the alternative energy sector for 2021

  • DigitalBridge – the digital infra pioneer

    DigitalBridge Chief Executive Officer, Marc Ganzi speaks to IJGlobal about the potential for global digital infrastructure investment and the pioneering role his firm plays in this space

  • Defining the digital revolution

    Sara Pickersgill – co-head of Allen & Overy’s global infrastructure group – and her colleagues speak to IJGlobal about digital infra and the rapidly-evolving landscape

  • Infrafintech – problems, solutions & securitisation

    Fintech has disrupted nearly all aspects of financial services. However, the impact of fintech on infrastructure – or infrafintech – has been one of the weakest links, finds IJGlobal APAC editor David Doré. It’s time for that torpid state to change…

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