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  • Mexican private power auction progresses

    Bravos Energia started receiving non-binding offers from potential buyers on 17 September for Mexico's first private power auction, IJGlobal can reveal

  • European Commission clears E.ON’s Innogy acquisition

    The European Commission has cleared E.ON's acquisition of a 76.8% stake in Innogy SE from fellow German utility RWE, paving the way for E.ON's recently announced takeover bid for the whole company

  • Financing takes shape for Antin's district energy acquisition

    Further details have emerged on the structure of the debt package Antin Infrastructure Partners is putting in place to finance its $1.25 billion acquisition of Veolia’s US district energy networks business

  • EXCLUSIVE Advisers appointed for Mphanda Nkuwa hydro

    Mozambique’s Ministry of Mineral Resources and Energy has appointed a team of advisers for the $2 billion, 1.3GW Mphanda Nkuwa hydropower project on the Zambezi River

  • GE to supply turbines for Besmaya gas-fired phase 3

    GE Power has signed a contract with Jordan-headquartered power developer Mass Energy Holding to supply turbines for the 1.5GW phase 3 expansion of the Besmaya gas-fired combined-cycle power plant near Baghdad, Iraq

  • LNG Ltd joins Bac Lieu Vietnam LNG-to-power consortium

    ASX-listed Liquefied Natural Gas has joined the Delta Offshore Energy-led consortium to develop a 3GW LNG-to-power project in Bac Lieu province in Vietnam

  • INPP seeks £75m in fresh capital raise

    London-listed fund International Public Partnerships is seeking to raise £75 million through a share issue

  • Conditional approval for Orkney interconnector

    UK regulator Ofgem has given the go-ahead to SSEN’s plan for a 220MW transmission link from Orkney Islands to the mainland following a consultation, subject to conditions ensuring value for money for all consumers

  • Myanmar CCGT PPA haltingly progresses

    Myanmar’s Ministry of Electricity and Energy has extended the deadline for the sponsor of a $320 million combined-cycle gas turbine power project to meet conditions precedent of a power purchase agreement signed in 2016

  • Auction date set for Malaya power plant

    Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management has set the bidding date for the 650MW Malaya coal-fired power plant, located 16km east of the Philippines capital Manila in Rizal province

  • WFW hires energy & infrastructure expert in Germany

    Watson Farley & Williams has expanded its practice in Munich, Germany, with the addition of energy and infrastructure projects expert Christian Bauer

  • Orascom, Siemens return to Baiji for gas-fired rehab

    A consortium of Egypt's Orascom Construction and Germany's Siemens has signed an agreement with Iraq's Ministry of Electricity to rehabilitate the Baiji 1 and Baiji 2 gas-fired power plants in the northern Governorate of Salah ad Din

  • UPDATE: QIC calls foul in Pacific Energy takeover tussle

    In a bidding battle for ASX-listed Pacific Energy, QIC has made a formal submission to the Takeovers Panel in Melbourne, seeking a cancellation of another deed Pacific Energy signed with rival bidders OPTrust and Infrastructure Capital Group. QIC is claiming Pacific Energy has breached their deed

  • Netherlands to consider TenneT privatisation

    The Dutch government is considering financing options for state-owned grid operator TenneT, including a full or partial sale of the company, to fund investment into its operations in the Netherlands and Germany

  • OVO to buy SSE's energy services business

    OVO Group has agreed to buy SSE's household supply business – SSE Energy Services – for £500 milliom, in a deal which will make it the UK's largest energy supplier behind British Gas