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  • New fundtiers: novel UK investment opportunities

    The last few weeks has seen the launch of several new types of speciality infrastructure fund for alternative assets in the UK. Each specialises in a niche proposition though all look to support the energy transition

  • Java 1 CCGT/FSRU, Indonesia

    The procurement of the Java 1 combined gas-fired and FSRU was launched as an open tender, and was supposed to become the template for subsequent deals

  • Brazilian power buyers flock to 'free' market

    Private power purchase agreements, increasingly prevalent in developed countries and some developing nations such as Mexico, are on the rise in Brazil

  • InfraCo Asia divestment of Coc San hydro stake, Vietnam

    InfraCo Asia has completed the sale of its 33.4% interest in the operational 29.7MW Coc San run-of-river hydro plant in Vietnam to Japanese utility Tokyo Electric Power Company

  • Infra funds – cards on the table again

    In anticipation of publication of our quarterly funds and investors report, the temptation is too great to hold back our key findings, laying our cards on the table and smiling knowingly at rivals that our data wins the day again

  • Shouting at credit committees

    After a lumpy year to date and a deathly-quiet August, the global infrastructure community is bracing for a rush to Christmas with many fearing that the first quarter of 2019 will be fairly sedate – particularly in Europe

  • Powering down Peru's renewable energy auctions

    Despite being a steadily growing investment grade economy with a relatively stable currency and consolidated rule of law, Peru has in recent time not received as much attention from international energy developers and investors as some of its LatAm peers. This has much to do with the sense that Peru has overbuilt its power market

  • The Peruvian PPP push

    Peru is one of many countries around the world hoping to boost economic performance by closing its infrastructure gap

  • What’s in storage?

    In the evolving sector of battery storage, where predicting future developments is difficult, the importance of contractual structures – and the ability to validate them – is significant

  • Dabhol trouble: Dabhol II gas-fired power

    WHAT WE SAID THEN: “Many Indian power projects have attracted attention in recent years – mostly for the wrong reasons. Not Dabhol II” (ed. Not our finest hour)

  • MAPs of the world

    The smart meter market in the UK, with responsibility for roll-outs lying with energy suppliers, is a competitive market of independent meter asset providers, often backed by infrastructure funds

  • Mexico readies for power auction amid uncertainty

    Mexico's fourth round of power auctions will happen before the new government takes power, but AMLO's administration has already started to release policy changes

  • Unstoppable rise of the mega fund

    As we stare down the barrels of the summer lull having published IJGlobal’s league tables and the IJInvestor funds report for H1 2018, this infra hack is currently horsing up the M6 to Edinburgh to celebrate a rather significant birthday in the motherland

  • The NEG: Certainty in Australia at last?

    The Australian renewables industry has been craving regulatory certainty. A solution could finally be close, with an energy council session scheduled for 10 August (2018) to vote on the final design of the Federal Government’s new policy – the National Energy Guarantee (NEG). But market participants have concerns over onerous complexity, pervasive long-term policy uncertainty and its restrained r

  • League tables & funds – a game of one half

    It’s been a busy time for IJ with our half-yearly league tables for global infrastructure and project finance and the H1 2018 funds and investor report – the finishing touches to which have been put on today

  • The Mexican infra revolution

    Few things throw a cat among the pigeons more effectively for a national infrastructure programme than a change in political leadership – and that’s precisely what’s happened in Mexico

  • Indonesia talks the PPP talk

    Indonesia's National Development Planning Agency recently announced that it has committed $3.4 billion in state funds for infrastructure investment in 2019

  • Ituango hydro: hopes for sunrise over flooded lands

    The almost literally collapsing Ituango hydropower project in Colombia may open the way to a faster development of renewables in the country

  • DFI lending in Rwanda

    Since President Paul Kagame launched his country's Vision 2020 development plan in 2000, substantial progress has been made on improving Rwanda's infrastructure

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