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  • Borssele III/IV offshore wind, Netherlands

    Blauwwind II reached financial close on Dutch offshore wind farms Borssele III/IV at the end of June, concluding the two-year procurement on the $1.7 billion greenfield deal that stands out for...

  • Indonesia talks the PPP talk

    Indonesia's National Development Planning Agency recently announced that it has committed $3.4 billion in state funds for infrastructure investment in 2019

  • World Cup 2018 – the infra pitch

    When it comes to an international showdown, I have to admit that infrastructure’s a lot closer to my heart than football (forgive me, I’m Scottish). However, in the spirit day as the World Cup 2018...

  • Belt & Road: China's Malacca dilemma

    Once the key pillar of China’s Belt & Road initiative, the Malaysian opposition’s election victory in May has raised questions about Beijing’s strategy going forward

  • A rocky road ahead for Argentina's PPPs

    The recent award of six toll roads in Argentina should have been a moment of triumph for President Mauricio Macri's government, which has made increased infrastructure investment a priority. But the...

  • France bites bullet – softly – on subsidies

    France has bitten the bullet on subsidies for the first two rounds of its offshore wind programme, slashing them from an eye-watering €200 per MW over 20 years to a – let’s be honest – still pretty...

  • Ituango hydro: hopes for sunrise over flooded lands

    The almost literally collapsing Ituango hydropower project in Colombia may open the way to a faster development of renewables in the country

  • New York sees a green future

    The state of New York in March announced both that it was awarding 26 large-scale renewables projects worth $1.4 billion, and that it had requested to be excluded from the federal offshore oil and gas...

  • Norway – Alt for Norge

    In a European infrastructure market that has been dominated in recent times by refinancing and acquisitions, it seems counter-intuitive to focus on greenfield PPP developments, but hopes springs...

  • A30 toll road refinancing, Canada

    The refinancing of a project which was intended to divert traffic away from Montreal Island has steered a whole load of Canadian paper across the southern border and into the hands of US investors – a...

  • DFI lending in Rwanda

    Since President Paul Kagame launched his country's Vision 2020 development plan in 2000, substantial progress has been made on improving Rwanda's infrastructure

  • Acquisition of HES International, The Netherlands

    Funds managed by Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets and Goldman Sachs investment bank signed a $1.6 billion deal on 3 April to acquire one of Europe's largest dry and liquid bulk terminals...

  • Nobody expects the Spanish disposition

    Political upheaval in Spain has thrown the European market into disarray as the transport agenda is kicked into the long grass – wiping out the only greenfield pipeline of any scale on the continent

  • Asia green bonds: looking ahead

    Financing of renewables across the Asia Pacific has so far been dominated by commercial and multilateral banks. But regional bond investors are showing interest in green bonds and finance – fuelling...

  • Corpus Christi 3 LNG, US

    This is the type of transaction that made everyone involved happy. IJGlobal understands that the only frustration on this deal came from the banks – they wanted more. Cheniere Energy awarded only 14%...

  • Saudi – pricing the sun and wind

    The Middle East has shot to the top of the renewable energy industry’s onshore leader board with an enviable programme of scale. Bidders are now tripping over themselves to compete and word from the...

  • Rosy outlook for Indian oil refineries

    India recently unveiled plans to set up the world’s largest refinery at Babulwadi, Taluka Rajpur in Ratnagiri district. The project is expected to cost around $40 billion and have a refining capacity...

  • Afsluitdijk PPP, The Netherlands

    The Netherlands’ Afsluitdijk PPP project reveals the extent to which banks from beyond the surrounding region are shying away from Dutch infrastructure projects. Meanwhile, with the Dutch PPP pipeline...

  • Spain: for whom the expropriation tolls

    The euphoria that welcomed the announcement of a €5 billion greenfield Spanish roads programme has waned in recent months as expropriation risks bring progress to a stumbling shuffle and the dreaded...

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