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  • The ramifications of Congress' latest REN proposals

    The US House of Representatives' Ways and Means Committee has approved a critical portion of the Democrats' proposed $3.5 trillion spending package, which includes federal tax credit extensions and a direct-pay option, but market participants have warned that some of the newer measures mixing social and energy policies could have "cataclysmic ramifications"

  • The real reason why the infrastructure deal is so important

    We applaud Washington lawmakers for bipartisan support reached on investments in US infrastructure

  • Los Guzmancito, Dominican Republic

    As the Dominican Republic opens up for private investments into renewable energy projects under President Luis Abinader, local developer Grupo Energético 23 managed this summer to wrangle debt financing for its first such asset in the country

  • DigitalBridge – the digital infra pioneer

    DigitalBridge Chief Executive Officer, Marc Ganzi speaks to IJGlobal about the potential for global digital infrastructure investment and the pioneering role his firm plays in this space

  • Playing chicken with US renewable tax credits

    Now that the Biden administration's $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill has passed muster in the Senate, market participants are turning their attention to a larger $3.5 trillion reconciliation package that the Progressive Caucus is attempting to tie it to. The reconciliation package contains a slew of tax credit incentives for renewable energy projects. So what lies ahead in Washington,DC?

  • The Global Digital Infrastructure Survey 2021

    IJGlobal is delighted today to be publishing the findings of the Global Digital Infrastructure Survey 2021 and associated report – sponsored by Allen & Overy and DigitalBridge, and run in partnership M&E Global

  • North America: "plenty of dry powder" for renewables

    As the market heads into summer 2021, sponsors are ramping up renewables platform and portfolio sales with increasing alacrity, much to the delight of a wide range buyers clamoring to join the frenzy

  • Cypress Creek Renewables, US

    Sweden's EQT Infrastructure Partners emerged in July as the winning bidder for North Carolina-based solar developer Cypress Creek Renewables, following a competitive auction process. But to get to the point where it could clinch an attractive offer, Cypress had to go through a 3-year saga of restructurings, recapitalizations and refinancings

  • The Citi Interview

    Citi has been named Global Bond Arranger of the Year for 2020, in addition to winning the respective regional awards for North America and MENA

  • The Quinbrook Interview

    Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners has been voted the IJGlobal investor of the year for North America, recognising the role it played on transactions in 2020, particularly its delivery of direct and measurable ESG. Co-founder and managing partner David Scaysbrook spoke to IJGlobal about the previous year and the direction the investor is headed in 2021 and beyond

  • IRS pushes out safe harbor deadline for US renewables

    Developers aiming to qualify their renewable energy projects for federal tax credits will have an extra year to do so, after the Internal Revenue Service granted a deadline extension on 29 June to account for pandemic-related construction delays

  • Editor’s Choice North America – Prince George’s County Schools

    Over the last 10 years, while transport projects have continued to be procured in dribs and drabs, social infrastructure deals have begun to emerge slowly as the next hotspots for investment. They include universities, courthouses, student accommodation and waste

  • IJGlobal Awards 2020 – sign up to attend

    In the absence of our famed IJGlobal awards nights – normally hosted in London, New York, Singapore and Dubai – we are bringing you all the thrills and spills of the night… virtually

  • The Global Digital Infrastructure Survey 2021

    IJGlobal is delighted to join forces with international law firm Allen & Overy and our DI intelligence partner M&E Global to launch the second Global Digital Infrastructure Survey, sounding out international market sentiment for a booming sector

  • 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

  • PJM term loan Bs trade down but are "hard to trip"

    Several term loan B deals trading in PJM Interconnection have taken a dip after clearing prices from the highly anticipated BRA for delivery year 2022/2023 were announced. But deal watchers say that this is unlikely to have a significant impact on revenues in the long run

  • 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

  • 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

  • M&A bankers prep district energy biz sales

    M&A bankers are readying the sales of a number of district energy systems that are anticipated to hit the auction block in coming weeks

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