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  • Telsiai Wind Farm, Lithuania

    E Energija and GE Energy Financial Services have refinanced the 68.9MW Telšiai onshore wind farm which is on track to become Lithuania’s largest wind park – unsubsidised – when it comes online at the start of 2022

  • Playing chicken with US renewable tax credits

    Now that the Biden administration's $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill has passed muster in the Senate, market participants are turning their attention to a larger $3.5 trillion reconciliation package that the Progressive Caucus is attempting to tie it to. The reconciliation package contains a slew of tax credit incentives for renewable energy projects. So what lies ahead in Washington,DC?

  • And the winner is… the Mexican Army!

    Few things warm the heart of an infra hack more than projects being won… but when it comes to airports in Mexico, that’s more likely to elicit wails of anguish. The latest development on the ground (not so much in the air) is a farce of monumental proportions – on a similar scale, indeed, to the scrapping the under-construction airport in 2018

  • The Global Digital Infrastructure Survey 2021

    IJGlobal is delighted today to be publishing the findings of the Global Digital Infrastructure Survey 2021 and associated report – sponsored by Allen & Overy and DigitalBridge, and run in partnership M&E Global

  • Friday the 13th… The Return

    On this day of international dread – Friday the 13th – the IJGlobal editorial turns its quivering focus on the impending horror of returning to the office… for the first time since March 2020

  • North America: "plenty of dry powder" for renewables

    As the market heads into summer 2021, sponsors are ramping up renewables platform and portfolio sales with increasing alacrity, much to the delight of a wide range buyers clamoring to join the frenzy

  • UK enters new era for trade with Central America

    UKEF chief executive Louis Taylor and CABEI executive president Dante Mossi join forces to write and op-ed for IJGlobal in the wake of their signing an MoU earlier this year to presage an uptick in activity between the 2 organisations

  • The Wastewater Gulf – Saudi Arabia’s booming market

    There is now a new body of water in the MENA region that is challenging the Persian Gulf for length and the Red Sea for depth – the sheer size of Saudi Arabia’s new wastewater market, including projects in procurement, development and construction

  • D4 Motorway PPP, Czech Republic

    The D4 motorway PPP in the Czech Republic is a pathfinder project which – in spite of initial setbacks – reached financial close earlier this year, paving way for similar infrastructure projects in the country

  • Uncertainty reigns supreme in Mexico's power market

    Five months have passed since the government of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced counter-reforms of the country's energy sector. However, the law implementing the shift in power away from the private sector has still not been enforced, leaving market players in a state of uncertainty

  • Woodlark gold, Papua New Guinea

    Investors continue to use gold as an asset to hedge their exposure during economic uncertainty as markets clamour for post-pandemic normalcy. IJGlobal talks with Geopacific Resources' CFO and legal counsel, following the ASX-listed company's financial close of its $222 million Woodlark gold project in Papua New Guinea

  • Cypress Creek Renewables, US

    Sweden's EQT Infrastructure Partners emerged in July as the winning bidder for North Carolina-based solar developer Cypress Creek Renewables, following a competitive auction process. But to get to the point where it could clinch an attractive offer, Cypress had to go through a 3-year saga of restructurings, recapitalizations and refinancings

  • Turbine lifetime limits require a reality check

    According to recent figures from WindEurope, within the next 5 years, approximately 38GW of European wind farms will reach 20 years of operations. With the industry standard lifetime for a wind turbine between 20-25 years, this means decisions will soon need to be made around life extension, repowering or full decommissioning for these assets

  • Autopista Río Magdalena 2, Colombia

    Colombia's success with the 4G programme – a nationwide plan to revitalise the country's road infrastructure – has set in motion plans for 5G which will go beyond highways to include airports, railways and waterways

  • Telfers acquisition, Panama

    This summer, a consortium of investors led by InterEnergy Group was able to seal its purchase of the 656MW Telfers LNG-to-power project in Panama, bringing to close a process they had embarked on 2 years ago

  • Royal Adelaide Hospital PPP refi, Australia

    The private sector in Australia seems to be making up for the lack of government action on climate change with the sponsors of the Royal Adelaide Hospital PPP securing the largest healthcare sustainability loan in the world to refinance the project

  • Infra investment key to economic recovery and growth in Africa

    While the pandemic highlighted Africa’s vulnerable infrastructure, this very same network has the potential to be a catalyst in the continent’s post-COVID-19 economic recovery

  • Digital infrastructure – key to environmental goals

    M&E Global – IJGlobal's digital infrastructure partner – takes a look at the role DI will play in delivering ESG targets. Dr William Cox writes...

  • The Astris Finance Interview

    On time to celebrate the firm’s 20th anniversary, Astris Finance has been awarded Latin American financial adviser of the year, for the third year in a row – and for good reason. This boutique firm is deeply embedded in the energy and infrastructure sectors in the region, having been active there for the last 2 decades

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