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  • A49 motorway PPP, Germany

    Germany's A49 motorway PPP – at €1.3bn capex, one of the largest infrastructure projects awarded in the country in recent years – was the second major project to reach financial close during the challenging posed Coronavirus pandemic

  • The one thing that really ain’t 2020

    Having schlepped along the road into deepest East Sheen this week for my annual trip to the optician – the first yearly visitation since 2014, as they snarkily pointed out – and I can say with absolute confidence that the one thing that cannot be accused of being 2020… is my eyesight

  • Floatovoltaics: A portmanteau with pizzazz

    From the world’s first pilot system in Aichi, Japan, some 13 years ago to Marubeni's 181MW project in western Taiwan that closed in April 2020 with a NT$7.2 billion ($239 million) debt package, it is not surprising Asia dominates the market for floating solar, or floatovoltaics

  • ProInversión Q&A – Peru resumes sanitation PPPs

    IJGlobal’s Americas Senior Reporter Juliana Ennes speaks to Karin Granda, special director of Peru’s procurement agency ProInversión, about the challenges and opportunities being faced today in the sanitation sector

  • Andes Renovables, Chile

    Four years after winning power purchase agreements in the 2016 Chilean power auction, Irish developer Mainstream Renewable Power has closed the financing for the first and the second phase of its 1.3GW Andes Renovables portfolio, leaving just one project still to finance

  • Cleaning up in LatAm & Caribbean sanitation

    There’s a big opportunity cropping up across Latin America and the Caribbean as programmes of sanitation PPPs working their way through the system. Juliana Ennes delves into this murky world…

  • American colleges tap into energy P3

    It takes two to tango and more often than not – when it comes to public private partnerships in the US – the public side has two left feet, according to IJGlobal reporter Elliot Hayes…

  • Wildstone builds a digital media empire

    While roadside billboards may seem a far cry from traditional infrastructure assets, UK-based Wildstone – and its investor Digital Colony – draw compelling parallels

  • Top Trumps – wind turbines

    R&D is leading the turbine manufacturer agenda, rolling out ever-larger units for a market that is not ready to deploy them. In such a fast-moving environment, it is only a matter of time before their efforts pay dividends, writes IJGlobal reporter Elliot Hayes...

  • New Fundamentals – energy funds in 2020 and beyond

    The future is increasingly less restrictive for infrastructure funds investing in renewable energy, according to IJGlobal reporter Arran Brown…

  • Winds of Change – technological constants

    With renewables taking centre stage for greenfield investment, technologies – old and new – are being evolved and innovated. Here IJGlobal reporter Sophie Mellor focuses on some of the most recent developments in the battle against climate change…

  • US Renewables and Power – business as usual

    IJGlobal Americas Editor Ila Patel talks to ING’s Thomas Cantello and Ana Carolina Oliveira about the rocky road to stability for power and renewable energy in the US…

  • The future of renewables in MENA

    Six months following the World Health Organisation’s announcement of a pandemic, the MENA market has soldiered on with a number of huge projects hurdling the economic difficulties produced by the Covid-19 pandemic to reach financial close – including three more in just the first week of September 2020

  • IJGlobal Magazine – Power & Renewables Report

    This story has been created to host the ING-sponsored IJGlobal Power & Renewables Report – a key component of the Autumn 2020 IJGlobal Magazine – that was published this week in digital format, due to the coronavirus pandemic

  • IJGlobal Magazine – Autumn 2020 issue

    IJGlobal is delighted today to publish the autumn edition of the IJGlobal Magazine – including the Power & Renewables Report – once again in digital format, due to the coronavirus pandemic

  • UK franchises derailed

    With road traffic plunging to levels not seen since 1955 and airline passenger numbers not expected to recover until 2023, the UK's passenger rail franchising system is among the most recent victims of covid-19

  • Every day’s a dress-down Friday

    When this working from home malarkey started, it seemed only right and proper to maintain the right frame of mind by continuing to dress as though for the office – which at IJGlobal is a reasonably relaxed affair, when not out to meetings

  • Seagreen Offshore Wind Farm, UK

    The drawn-out debt raising of the 60% merchant Seagreen offshore wind farm reveals an off-kilter future of what kind of financing fully-merchant wind will require in the future, writes IJGlobal reporter Sophie Mellor

  • Working from the dog house

    An English phrase that needs no explanation to people who are not native to the tongue has to be “in the dog house”. Six months into working from home (WFH) – more commonly known as Living At Work (LAW) – and I’ve been checked into the dog house for the foreseeable

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