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  • Wales and Borders rail franchise winner imminent

    The winner of the franchise to operate the UK’s Wales and Borders railway network is expected to be announced on 23 May

  • PowerLink agrees to connection for Haughton Solar stage 1

    Melbourne-based renewable energy developer Pacific Hydro has obtained a connection agreement with the Queensland state government-owned electricity transmission system operator PowerLink for the first stage of the in-development Haughton Solar Farm in North Queensland

  • French solar developer Albioma signs financing

    French solar developer Albioma has signed financing of $130 million for its activities in the Indian Ocean, it has announced

  • Highfield prepares projects as Eirgrid energy storage auction looms

    Dublin-based renewables developer Highfield Energy Services is thought to be preparing to build two battery storage projects in Ireland, following receipt of notification of intention to grant planning permission from Meath and Monaghan county councils

  • Saudi and Kuwait funds back Kenya’s Modogashe-Wajir road

    The Saudi Fund for Development, Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development and the OPEC Fund for International Development have provided debt financing for the Modogashe-Wajir road in Kenya

  • Jordan solar with storage closes

    Philadelphia Solar has reached financial close on its 11MW Al Badiya solar PV expansion project, which includes 12MWh of battery storage capacity

  • Actis acquires four wind farms in Brazil

    Actis’ wind platform – Echoenergia – has acquired four wind farms in the north east of Brazil with a total capacity of 353MW

  • SMBC mulls pulling back from coal-fired

    SMBC may tighten its policy on lending on coal-fired power plants

  • Mitsui & Co buys into Taiwan offshore wind

    Mitsui & Co has signed an agreement to acquire half of Singapore-based Enterprize Energy’s 40% stake in the Hai Long offshore wind farm in Taiwan

  • Suez and Veolia win Dhaka water contract

    Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority has awarded the $329 million BOT contract for the Gandharbpur drinking water production plant in Dhaka to Suez and Veolia

  • UPDATE: AECOM demoblises from Carmichael coal mine railway

    AECOM has “demoblilised” and no longer has staff working on the $1.7 billion Carmichael coal mine to port railway

  • New York state to phase out coal by 2020

    New York State has proposed a new CO2 regulation that will lead the state to end the use of coal power plants by 2020. The proposed regulation – Clean Energy Program – aims at reducing the state’s greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030

  • PJM elects new board chair

    The US regional transmission organisation PJM Interconnection has elected Ake Almgren as board chair

  • EXCLUSIVE Brookfield issues teaser for 50% stake in Chile toll roads

    Brookfield Asset Management around one week ago issued a teaser for the sale of 50% shareholdings in two toll road concessions in Santiago de Chile

  • Second tender announced for Rail Baltica project

    The RB Rail joint venture of the Baltic states leading the Rail Baltica project has announced a second design tender for 60km of railway tracks near Riga, in Latvia