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  • IJInvestor Awards 2020 – Company Shortlist

    IJInvestor – the IJGlobal sister title focused on infrastructure fund activity and global M&A – is delighted to announce the shortlist for the Company category in our annual awards

  • Trousers / lunch / awards

    Groundhog Day was broken this week with a trip into town for lunch with four PF lenders – donning long trousers and shoes for the first time since early March – in the same week that we finalised judging for IJInvestor Awards 2020

  • The molecule of the moment – green hydrogen

    The potential for green hydrogen – which can be made by electrolyzing water using electricity from renewable resources – has come to the fore in recent weeks as a range of companies in the transportation and power sectors announce initiatives to either produce the fuel, use it, or both

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • La Estrella & Sol de Los Andes, Chile

    Four years after a competitively-bid renewables auction in Chile, financings for projects that were awarded contracts continue to trickle through to financial close, with OPDEnergy among the last to cross the line

  • I have never gone so long without…

    It was while sitting at the dining room table, bashing away at the laptop desperately trying to ignore my co-worker (wife) who is a lot noisier on the phone than she gives herself credit for being, that one of her booming contacts quips: “I have never gone so long without…”

  • IEnova solar portfolio, Mexico

    In early June, Sempra Energy subsidiary IEnova reached financial close on a 376MW four-project portfolio of solar assets in Mexico, even as the country's renewable energy sector grappled with delays, a hostile government and a financing environment that many considered impossible

  • IJInvestor Awards – open for entries

    IJInvestor – the IJGlobal title tracking fund deployment and infrastructure/energy M&A activity – has now gone live with the portal for its 2020 awards celebrating achievements and individuals across a global playing field

  • Aviator Wind, Texas

    Ares Management Corp's 525MW Aviator wind farm in Texas had to navigate some Covid-related turbulence, but the private equity firm was ultimately able bring on board a pair of very different buyers to land the deal safely last month

  • Al Kharsaah solar PV first phase, Qatar

    A consortium led by Marubeni and Total have closed on the first phase of its 800MW solar PV with a low tariff of $0.01449 per kilowatt hour that has helped to push the cost of renewable energy further down in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic

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