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  • Preferred bidder nearing for PIP 1 fund

    A Korean consortium could soon emerge as the buyer of the mature Public Infrastructure Partners LP (PIP 1) fund of Australian and New Zealand social infrastructure PPPs, which the manager HRL Morrison & Co. put up for auction in mid-2019

  • EXCLUSIVE Industry reacts to proposed delay to Taiwan OSW auctions

    The industry is reacting to the Government of Taiwan’s proposed changes to its auction plans for the offshore wind programme

  • Indonesia invites bids for toll road PPP

    Indonesia’s Ministry of Public Works and People’s Housing (PURR) on 6 August (2020) published the invitation to tender for pre-qualification on the 206.65km Gedebage-Tasikmalaya-Cilacap toll road PPP in West Java.

  • First Gen building 100MW pumped hydro storage

    Philippines-based First Gen, a subsidiary of conglomerate López Holdings, is building the country’s first pumped hydro energy storage facility at the Aya Dam in Pantabangan, Nueva Ecija province

  • China State Construction to divest port

    China State Construction International has signed an agreement to sell its 60% equity interest in China Shipping Port Laizhou to a strategic investor for roughly $170 million

  • Cambodia to launch WtE PPP

    The government of Cambodia is planning to build a waste-to-energy plant as the waste management solution for the Dangkor landfill in Phnom Penh

  • Ayana Renewable Power buys 40MW solar

    Ayana Renewable Power has acquired 2 operational solar PV assets in Karnataka, India, from First Solar

  • Iberdrola passes 50% ownership of Infigen

    Spanish power producer Iberdrola has attained control of ASX-listed Infigen Energy, passing the 50% ownership threshold which automatically triggers an extension to how long its offer to buy shares remains open

  • Public sector pushes Gold Coast Light Rail Stage 4

    The Government of Queensland and the City of Gold Coast have agreed to start developing the business case for a light rail connection to the Gold Coast Airport. This is for Stage 4 of the Gold Coast Light Rail, formerly known as Stage 3B

  • Vietnam LNG-to-power to submit PPA heads of terms

    Singapore-based DeltaOE is planning to submit the heads of terms PPA this month for the 3.2GW Bac Lieu LNG-to-power project in Vietnam

  • UPDATE: NSW seeks procurement partner for Sydney tunnel

    Transport for NSW has announced it is seeking expressions of interest (EOIs) for a "development partner" to assist with the procurement and delivery structure of a planned new Sydney harbour tunnel. A separate call for EOIs for early works of a motorway upgrade component was released in July

  • Vriens & Partners hires for Indonesia government affairs

    Singapore-based Vriens & Partners in August appointed Donna Priadi as the new director of government affairs in its Jakarta office

  • Advisory EOIs due on Kazakhstan health

    Expressions of interest from consultants are due today – 6 August, London time – to assist Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Healthcare on the priority project of its Hospitals Modernisation Programme, following 2 deadline extensions

  • Telstra to sell Oz data centre

    Melbourne-based telecommunications company Telstra today signed an agreement to sell a data centre complex in southeast Australia to Centuria Industrial REIT for A$416.7 million

  • New chair at Australia's ARENA

    Investment manager Justin Punch has taken over as chair of the board of the federal government's Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)