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  • 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

  • Cabo Leones I refinancing and expansion, Chile

    EDF Renewables and Grupo Ibereólica overcame obstacles and delays caused by the Covid-19 pandemic to reach financial close on the refinancing and expansion of a jointly-owned operational wind project in Chile in June – albeit not in the form the deal was initially expected to take

  • Longroad to victory

    Longroad Energy proved the viability of 2 relatively new solar offtake structures – the California community choice aggregator-backed power purchase agreement and the Texas solar hedge – when it financed and sold the 160MW Little Bear and 300MW Prospero projects over the course of the past year

  • IJ Unplugged – Orbital Marine Power

    IJGlobal launches its IJ Unplugged series of online interviews, turning the spotlight for the first one on Chris Milne – CFO of a very interesting company that looks set to carve out a niche in the alternative energy space – Orbital Marine Power

  • IJGlobal Awards 2019 – The Allen & Overy Interview

    Winner of the IJGlobal Law Firm of the Year 2019 for the MENA region, Allen & Overy has an enviable heritage in the this sector – a law firm with infrastructure and energy truly in its DNA

  • IJGlobal Awards 2019 – The SMBC Interview

    SMBC celebrated an impressive calendar year 2019, successfully shepherding to financial close numerous award-winning deals across Latin America

  • IJGlobal Awards 2019 – The Citi Interview

    Having scooped the IJGlobal award for Bond Arranger of the Year in 2019 in North and South America, Citigroup graciously acknowledges a salute from the industry…

  • IJGlobal Awards 2019 – The ACWA Power Interview

    Having played a dominant role across the GCC region, ACWA Power was justly rewarded for its level of activity across the 2019 calendar year by scooping 3 key IJGlobal Awards for the region

  • IJGlobal Awards 2019 – The Societe Generale Interview

    Societe Generale enjoyed great success in the 2019 calendar year, landing it the coveted role of Global MLA of the Year for infrastructure, energy and mining deals closed – voted on by independent judging teams in London, New York, Singapore and Dubai

  • IJGlobal Awards 2019 – The Arup Interview

    Arup has been voted the IJGlobal Technical Adviser of the Year for Europe and Africa as well as winning for North and South America, recognising the role it played on transactions that closed in the 2019 calendar year – and repeating its success from 2018

  • IJGlobal Magazine – The Awards Special

    The summer issue of the IJGlobal Magazine is published today in digital format only. IJGlobal took the decision in the interests of safety not to publish the hard copy due to the coronavirus pandemic

  • Technology – passing the market test

    Taking a look around the world of technology, most chat focuses on hydrogen, floating offshore wind, energy storage and carbon capture, but it’s a capricious market led by the brave

  • Execution Mode – tax equity scopes out carbon capture

    The carbon capture and storage industry has received detailed guidance on its section 45Q tax credits from the US Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service, after a 2-year wait. But with more clarity than ever on how the credits will work, traditional tax equity investors remain coy about whether they plan to leap into this potentially lucrative sector

  • Due diligence on the Road to Damascus

    Having spent the past couple of weeks wading through content for the next IJGlobal magazine – out in digital format, 13 July (God willing) – it has provided a rather nice Road to Damascus experience for this grizzled infra hack

  • Golden Eagle Solar and Wind Portfolio, Mexico

    In November 2019, after years of work, Engie and Tokyo Gas reached financial close on the largest renewable portfolio in Mexico with post-reform government power purchase agreements. Seven months later, the assets are endangered by a raft of government policies, supposedly implemented in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, but widely viewed as politically-motivated

  • IJGlobal Webinar: Middle Americas Renewables Discussion

    IJGlobal – in partnership with LAC-CORE – this week hosted a webinar about renewable energy across Middle Latin America, focusing on Colombia, Mexico, and the Caribbean

  • MTP Finco, Ontario

    Evolugen tested the limits of Canadian investors' appetite for delayed-draw private placements in November 2019, when it issued a dual-tranche project bond to refinance a 488MW hydro portfolio in Ontario

  • Solar securitizers dance around disruption

    When the Covid-19 pandemic hit the US, the securitization market slammed shut, prompting Vivint Solar to pivot away from a deal that was "on the cusp of closing" to alternative sources of liquidity. But as Vivint put the finishing touches to its Plan B, a window opened up for ABS issuance and other solar securitizers started piling in

  • Fécamp Offshore Wind Farm, France

    Since financial close on Saint-Nazaire – the first offshore wind farm to make it over the line in France, which struggled to kick-start its programme for years due to legal challenges – the process to start construction and finance projects off the French coast has sped up considerably

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