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  • AGL abandons South Australian pumped hydro

    Energy utility AGL and mining company Hillgrove Resources have abandoned a project to build 250MW pumped hydro energy storage at the Kanmantoo mine site in South Australia, having been unable to find a way forward for both further mining development and the pumped hydro project simultaneously

  • Nebraska to issue RFI for prison

    The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services will issue an RFI for the development, construction and maintenance for a new prison facility

  • Advisers sought for Polish road PPPs

    A Polish transport authority has launched the tender for advisory services to help with road projects, including PPPs, in the country

  • APRR completes €3bn refi

    Atlas Arteria – formerly known as Macquarie Atlas Roads – has completed a €3.07 billion refinancing of French toll road concession company Autoroutes Paris-Rhin-Rhône

  • Sempra, Actis to build Mexican wind with cross-border PPA

    IEnova, a subsidiary of Sempra Energy, and Actis-owned independent power producer Saavi Energía are developing a 108MW wind farm in Mexico that will sell its output into the US

  • Ecopetrol to own its second solar park in Colombia

    Colombia's Ecopetrol has announced it will own its second solar project in the country instead of buying the generation under a power purchase agreement (PPA) as it did with its first

  • WEC increases shareholding in Midwest wind portfolio

    WEC Energy Group has agreed to increase its stakes in three Midwest wind farms developed by Invenergy from 80% to 90%

  • Ecuador tenders for gas and oil-fired power

    Ecuador’s state-owned energy company, Petroamazonas, has launched tenders for oil- and gas-fired projects totaling 232MW of capacity to power its oil fields in the Amazon region

  • APG ups investment in Småkraft

    Dutch pension fund manager APG has increased its investment in Norwegian hydropower company Småkraft by €250 million

  • CIM Group inks California PPA

    Los Angeles-based private equity fund manager CIM Group has inked a power purchase agreement for a share of its 250MW Aquamarine solar project in Kings County, California

  • IFC appoints new MENA director

    The International Finance Corporation has announced Beatrice Maser as its new director for its interests in the Middle East and North Africa

  • Wheelabrator scraps Harewood waste-to-energy project

    US waste-to-energy company Wheelabrator has scrapped plans for a new project in the UK, as owner Macquarie undertakes a divestment plan of all of the business’ UK assets

  • Pal 4 Énergie Solaire to develop solar and thermal in Mali

    Mali’s Ministry of Energy has signed with Emirati renewables developer Pal 4 Énergie Solaire a 25-year concession contract for two 100MW projects – one solar PV and one oil-fired in Diéma – located in the Kayes Region, Mali

  • Alizz Islamic Bank to lend on Omani copper-gold mine

    Omani lender Alizz Islamic Bank will sign with ASX-listed mining developer Alara Resources an $26 million loan for the Al Hadeetha Copper-Gold project located 160km south of Muscat, Oman

  • Colombian 3G road halted in 2017 to resume

    Colombia’s national infrastructure agency has announced that the toll road project Ruta del Sol III will resume

  • EDP to sell hydro assets in Brazil

    EDP’s subsidiary in Brazil, EDP Brazil, plans to sell some assets in the country in 2020 to finance investments in transmission lines and power distribution projects.

  • India plans two 25GW mega renewables parks

    The Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has clearances from other parts of government for two so-called "Ultra Mega Renewable Energy Parks" with 25GW of generation capacity each

  • Plenary refinances Toowoomba Bypass PPP

    The Nexus consortium led by Australian infrastructure developer Plenary has completed a A$400 million refinancing of the Toowoomba Bypass PPP in Queensland, five months after the road opened to traffic

  • Beijing Energy closes strategic investment

    State-owned Beijing Energy has closed this week a nearly HK$1.8 billion investment in Hong Kong-listed Panda Green Energy