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  • Going green – the Dutch clean hydrogen vision

    The Netherlands is a leading light in the green hydrogen revolution with many pinning hopes on it as a pathfinder for Europe. IJGlobal assistant editor Anna Cole-Bailey takes a look at the most...

  • Brexit Special Report 2021

    IJGlobal speaks to Assured Guaranty’s Paris-based Raphael de Tapol about the challenges brought by Brexit and how AG has risen to overcome them…

  • Investors look for exits amid Mexico’s counter-reform

    As the Mexican government pushes through its counter-reform of the energy sector, some investors are preparing to leave the country while others attempt to navigate the uncertainty

  • Environmentally, economically and politically unstable… nuclear

    The future of nuclear lies in the hands of governments that want to build it. Sophie Mellor looks at how ESG ratings, public and private financing as well as politically stability impact projects

  • One year in… one quarter up

    Having penned the Editor’s Letter for the next issue of the IJGlobal Magazine (out next week, online only), it left this aging infra hack pondering how long it had been since the last Friday missive…...

  • Georgia Power sustainability bond, US

    Georgia Power brought another new ESG labeled security to the US utility sector in February when it issued its first sustainability bond – which is similar to a green bond but with an expanded list of...

  • Long-haul recovery for aviation

    One year on from the grounding of flights in Europe and the US, one of the hardest hit corners of the infrastructure world is still reeling from the pandemic, though the industry is hoping for the...

  • Satria Satellite PPP, Indonesia

    Indonesia's first multi-functional satellite PPP – the $550 million Satria satellite – achieved financial close last month, 3 years after Indonesia's Ministry of Communication and Information...

  • California State University, Fresno utility P3

    The US higher education sector is in the midst of a prolonged crisis which predates Covid-19 with many institutions under a great deal of financial distress. While we may not see a significant...

  • Baltic district heating finds a private equity owner

    Partners Group is acquiring a district heating platform in the Baltics, in the latest of a string of exits by Finnish utility Fortum

  • Gás Natural Açu, Brazil

    Port of Açu located in the municipality of São João da Barra, in the North of Rio de Janeiro state is on its way to becoming a grandiose industrial complex serving the oil & gas industry

  • The UK student housing market – alive and kicking

    The UK student housing market appears to be alive and well after recent deals by Dutch pensions group APG and real estate developer Greystar, while the European market is beginning to heat up

  • Glenfarne portfolio, Latin America

    Before 2020 came to a close, New York-based developer Glenfarne Group was able to refinance its roughly 1.5GW Latin American generation portfolio with a mix of bank debt and bonds, following a path...

  • New England Solar Farm – NSW, Australia

    The first large-scale fully-merchant solar farm to reach financial close in Australia made it over the line in early February, providing a pathfinder for similar deals

  • Lighthouse Renewable, US

    While yield companies have sometimes been known to bring in third-party equity providers to co-own renewable energy assets, when Clearway Energy Group recently offloaded a 1.6GW portfolio of...

  • Baltica 2 and 3 offshore wind farms, Poland

    Poland’s drive to bring their offshore wind efforts up to speed with their western European neighbours has been a valiant effort

  • Nur Navoi Solar, Uzbekistan

    A milestone in Uzbekistan’s power-sector reform programme was the financial close in December 2020 of Masdar’s 100MW Nur Navoi’s solar power project. Once Masdar found its footing after the market...

  • Asper scales up with co-investment strategy 

    In the face of a challenging fundraising environment and sky-high valuations, independent London-based investment manager Asper has attracted large investors with its own co-investment model

  • Next stop: Peru

    Aware of the importance of infrastructure to economic growth, and of the role of the government in driving the industry, Peruvian leaders have started to think strategically and to make that clear to...

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