Latest Power News

  • Wartel joins French advisory boutique

    Structured finance veteran Christophe Wartel has joined French infrastructure and energy boutique Philae Advisory as partner

  • Ayala, UPC bid for Australian renewables developer

    Subsidiaries of Philippines-based conglomerate Ayala Corporation and Hong Kong-based UPC Renewables have jointly made an offer to buy Australian wind and fast-start firming power developer Infigen Energy, at an implied 100% equity value of A$777 million

  • Thai power loan signs

    A commercial bank has signed a project loan agreement to finance the development of a municipal solid waste power plant in southern Thailand

  • LatAm debt fund raises $200m

    The enigmatically-named Blue like an Orange Sustainable Capital has raised $200 million for its first Latin American debt fund

  • KAPP launches advisory tender for IWPPs

    KAPP has invited consultancy firms to bid again for the re-issued advisory services tender for 2 projects – the Al Khairan and Az-Zour North 2 IWPPs

  • Vandervennet moves on from Royal BAM

    Alexander Vandervennet has left his position at BAM PPP to join Belgian boutique investment holdings company, LakeSprings, as general counsel and secretary-general

  • CPP promotes to senior principal

    Canada Pension Plan Investments has this month promoted Juergen Heeg to senior principal

  • Largest Pakistan IPP signs

    A Chinese sponsor has agreed with a Pakistan provincial government to develop a China–Pakistan Economic Corridor project

  • Addleshaw Goddard adds two partners

    UK-based law firm Addleshaw Goddard has appointed 2 new partners – Suzanne Moir and Martin Stewart-Smith – to its infrastructure projects and energy practice

  • SWCC invites EoIs for Ras Al Khair privatisation

    Saudi Arabia’s SWCC has invited expressions of interest for the privatisation of its $4.2 billion, 2.65GW Ras Al Khair integrated desalination and power plant – the first asset selected for the sell-off of SWCC’s production fleet

  • Investors squeeze into PEP's Zenith Energy takeover

    As a major shareholder in Zenith Energy, the Apex Opportunities Fund – an entity controlled by ICG and OPTrust – has agreed to join Pacific Equity Partners' fund as a consortium for the A$250 million takeover of the Australian listed remote power producer

  • Brazil’s hydro project advances

    The 306MW Formoso hydroelectric power plant project in Brazil has advanced

  • Colombia transmission project nears construction

    Colombian power distributor Electrificadora de Huila is gearing up to begin construction on a 39km transmission line in the southern state of Huila

  • Enel accelerates Chile coal-fired closures

    Enel has brought forward the schedule for shuttering its two coal-fired units in Chile from 2024 to 2022

  • Afghanistan recruits power advisers

    Afghanistan’s state-owned utility today has issued a request for expressions of interest from international consultants to assist on several projects