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  • IJGlobal ESG Awards – The Judging Panel

    We are delighted to announce the judging panel for the inaugural IJGlobal ESG Awards that were launched last week

  • Lotus wind portfolio financing, Vietnam

    As investors in Vietnam scramble to include their power projects in the country's now-delayed PDP8, the $252 million Lotus portfolio financing of wind farms on the north-central coast recently achieved financial close

  • Tough life awaits PJM peakers as long-awaited auction disappoints

    After two years of delay due to uncertainty over the Minimum Offer Price Rule, PJM Interconnection has finally concluded its Base Residual Auction for delivery year 2022 / 2023, although results from the highly-anticipated auction have fallen short of market participants' expectations

  • Aquila adds third LSE energy efficiency fund to mix as market heats up

    Aquila has introduced a third major energy efficiency fund to the London Stock Exchange, raising £100 million from its IPO

  • The value of risk... explicit pricing of risks can help

    Explicit pricing of physical risks can help promote investments in the infrastructure sector. David Espinoza, senior principal at Geosyntec Consulting, Washington, DC, delves into his alternative for discounted cash flow modelling

  • Banks and investors begin to walk the ESG talk

    ESG considerations are starting to carry real financial weight, as is visible from the flurry of recent ESG-linked financings in the infrastructure market

  • The HIPpest project on the street

    A curious renewable energy / transmission project has dinged the European radar at IJGlobal… but while it’s always nice to write about a new deal being rolled out, this one has an uncomfortably similar scent to a project of a few years back

  • Cost of capital king Equitix sets sights on NA market

    Equitix has hired a senior adviser as part of its North American expansion

  • Vietnam DPPA: a great move forward, but how?

    Renewable energy gencos and corporate power consumers have been increasingly keen to participate in Vietnam’s Direct Power Purchase Agreement trial programme. DPPA will allow developers to mitigate the risk that the monopoly power system operator may be unable to offtake power by selling electricity to corporate offtakers, signalling the transition to a more open electricity market

  • APAC infra fundraising – death by FIFO?

    In recent years, Asia-Pacific has been one of the fastest developing markets for infrastructure funds. As the region increasingly opens up to global investments, its economies and infra development are growing significantly

  • PF bankers assess Chilean corporate supply deals

    As Chile's largest developers secure supply contracts with corporate offtakers and search for corporate financing for their portfolios, project finance bankers wonder whether there will be any mandates left in the long run that are not corporate-based

  • Hybrid portfolio financing, Rajasthan

    Adani Green Energy’s earnings call with debt investors on Monday is likely to highlight one of the company’s most consequential transactions to close in FY2021. AGEL sealed a $1.35 billion senior debt facility with participation from 12 international banks to finance India's largest hybrid cluster development

  • Kom Ombo Solar PV, Egypt

    Egypt had been attracting utility-scale wind farm deals in recent years and it was only a matter of time before the country’s renewables sector would be bolstered further by the spread of solar PV of a similar size from across the Red Sea

  • Biden's shot in the arm for US clean power

    President Joe Biden has announced an ambitious $2 trillion infrastructure plan that includes a wide-reaching set of initiatives aimed at supercharging the country's clean power and renewables industry

  • Mutkalampi Wind Farm, Finland

    Earlier in the month Neoen reached financial close on the €478 million Mutkalampi wind farm – Finland’s largest onshore wind project to date, with commissioning set for late 2022

  • Awards – a flattering market reflection?

    Having spent the last couple of weeks wading through submissions for IJGlobal Awards 2020 and now having launched into Judgment Day sessions… it’s with a somewhat giddy head that fingers hit keyboard for the Friday missive

  • Secondary funds market primed for a bumper year

    The pandemic temporarily threw a wrench in the works, but an inflow of new capital is expected to drive further growth in the secondary market for stakes in infrastructure funds

  • Sitara Solar Energy, India

    Soft copy proposals were due at the end of last week on the government-backed Seci's Tranche-IV, which is the procurement of IPPs to develop up to 1,785MW of grid-connected solar power in north western India. The deadline arrives a month after the project company of a nearly $70 million solar power plant in northern India reached financial close

  • The next generation of data for infrastructure investors – Special Report

    To the usual “How was Covid for you?” the team at EDHECinfra knows not to smile too much. “When we launched the commercial activities of EDHECinfra in 2019,” recalls director and founder Frederic Blanc-Brude, “one of us said something like ‘what we need now is a good crisis!’”

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