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Panama's Etesa receives bids for first thermal tender

Panama’s state-owned power company Etesa received 27 proposals for long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs) for 350MW of new thermal projects on 31 August 2015

Mitsui and Gulf IPP award likely to be upheld

The Thai government is not expected to strip Gulf Energy and Mitsui of the 5,000MW awarded in the third round independent power producer (IPP) bidding, according to several sources

ADB & SMI sign MoU for Indonesian PPPs

The Asian Development Bank and state-owned infrastructure bank SMI have signed a memorandum of understanding to co-advise on PPPs in Indonesia

Bidders line up for Indonesia’s Java 1 gas-fired

At least three consortia have submitted applications for prequalification for the 2x800MW Java 1 gas-fired combined cycle power project in Indonesia

LNG Chile awards regasification contracts

Three power generators in Chile have won regasification contracts for liquefied natural gas from LNG Chile, owner of the GNL Quintero terminal

Acwa and Mitsui close on Salalah II IWPP

A consortium led by Acwa Power and Mitsui has reached financial close on the 445MW Salalah II independent water and power producer (IWPP) project in the Dhofar region of Oman

Bids due for Sohar/Ibri IPP

Bids are due for the approximately 3,000MW Sohar/Ibri independent power project (IPP) in Oman this Sunday (30 August 2015), sources close to the procurement told IJGlobal

Denham and Nexif sign Asian power partnership

Denham Capital and Nexif have signed an agreement to partner on the development and acquisition of power and renewable energy assets in Southeast Asia

B. Grimm signs SPP financing

B. Grimm Power has signed a Bt3.4 billion financing with two banks to finance two SPP projects in Thailand

Argo closes Cross Sound acquisition

Argo Infrastructure Partners has closed its acquisition of the Cross Sound Cable transmission line from Brookfield Asset Management

EXCLUSIVE IFC launches syndication for Iraq’s Zakho gas-fired IPP

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) launched the debt syndication for the initial phases of Unit Investment’s Zakho natural gas-fired independent power project (IPP) late yesterday (25 August 2015) after some minor delays, according to sources

IFC considers lending to Karot hydropower

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is considering lending to the $2 billion 720MW Karot hydropower project in Pakistan

Seven prequalified for Al-Khairan IWPP in Kuwait

Kuwait Authority for Partnership Projects (KAPP) has prequalified seven bidding groups for the 1,800MW Al-Khairan independent water and power producer (IWPP) project

PLN to prequalify bidders for Java-1 gas-fired

Indonesian state utility PLN is expected to issue a list of prequalified bidders for the 2x800MW Java 1 gas-fired combined cycle power project imminently