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  • Sudair Solar PV, Saudi Arabia

    ACWA Power has once again delivered a low tariff for solar PV on the 1.5GW Sudair solar PV – only the second lowest in the world at the time of PPA signing

  • The Wastewater Gulf – Saudi Arabia’s booming market

    There is now a new body of water in the MENA region that is challenging the Persian Gulf for length and the Red Sea for depth – the sheer size of Saudi Arabia’s new wastewater market, including projects in procurement, development and construction

  • The Fitch Interview

    In an unprecedented period of uncertainty and change, Fitch Ratings stood out from its competitors in the global infrastructure sector. It is for this reason that it picked up IJGlobal awards for ratings agency of the year in all 4 regions – MENA, APAC, North America and Latin America

  • The ACWA Power Interview

    ACWA Power chief investment officer Rajit Nanda speaks to IJGlobal about a successful 2020 that saw it pick up four IJGlobal Awards for deals closed in the Middle East and Africa

  • Warsan 2 Waste-to-Energy, United Arab Emirates

    A Besix-led consortium achieved financial close on what will be one of the largest WtE projects in the world in Dubai backed by a strong Japanese contingency on both the sponsor- and debt-side

  • Editor’s Choice MENA – Umm al Quwain IWP

    IJGlobal editorial director Angus Leslie Melville taps MEA reporter James Hebert’s wisdom to choose the inaugural winner of the Editor’s Choice Award for the MENA region…

  • 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

  • Cairo Monorail PPP, Egypt

    Cairo Monorail Transit Project – a mass transit solution that is to be the longest monorail system in the world – quietly reached financial close late last year amid the coronavirus pandemic

  • 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

  • Yanbu-4 IWP, Saudi Arabia

    Saudi Arabia’s water drive continues with the 450,000 m3pd Yanbu-4 IWP project which has been brought to financial close by an Engie-led consortium

  • 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!’”

  • Al Dhafra solar PV, United Arab Emirates

    A sponsor team of EDF and Jinko Power has cooperated with TAQA and Masdar to reach financial close on what will be the world’s largest single-site solar power plant – the 2GW Al Dhafra solar power plant

  • The Saudi megaprojects – in need of water and power

    Saudi Arabia’s efforts to enforce the sweeping reforms of its economic, social, and cultural spheres is symbolised by its pursuit of singular large megaprojects – the objectives of which go to the heart of the House of Saud’s Vision 2030 initiative

  • DEWA solar V, United Arab Emirates

    An ACWA Power-led consortium has again shrugged off the Covid-19 pandemic to close on another large-scale stage of the booming Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum solar park in Dubai – the 900MW DEWA V

  • 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

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