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EXCLUSIVE Fadhili shortlist expected imminently

Bidders vying for the Fadhili combined heat and power (CHP) plant in Saudi Arabia are expecting a shortlist to be released next week, sources say

Haynes and Boone hires Mexico energy lawyer

Haynes and Boone has hired Nicolas Borda as partner in the energy, power and natural resources practice group in the Mexico City office

KKR announces reshuffle as Lipschulz leaves

Marc Lipschultz is to step down as head of energy and infrastructure at private equity firm KKR this month in order to join a new debt fund, the executive has reportedly confirmed

EXCLUSIVE LS Power readies another asset sale

LS Power is planning to launch a sales process for one of its power projects in the PJM region, IJGlobal understands

Israel and Jordan’s Red Sea-Dead Sea tender altered

The tender for Israel and Jordan’s pipeline linking the Red Sea to the Dead Sea, with an associated desalination plant, has been altered with tender documents available for an additional two months

Indonesia’s Central Java makes land progress

PLN held meetings last week with banks on the $4 billion Central Java PPP project in Indonesia as it starts the process of acquiring the final parcels of land with the aim of reaching financial close in the next few months.

Sojitz buys Sri Lanka power plant

Sojitz Corporation has acquired a 163MW combined-cycle gas-fired power plant on the outskirts of Colombo, Sri Lanka from AES Corporation

EXCLUSIVE Debt financing underway at Lordstown gas-fired

Clean Energy Future has got financing underway for its Lordstown gas-fired power project in Ohio, with close due shortly

Carlyle to acquire IFM's Essential Power

The Carlyle Group is to acquire the Essential Power generating business on the US east coast from IFM Investors, the buyer announced on 2 February

Orrick hires seven projects lawyers for Houston office

Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe have appointed seven new energy project lawyers – including a new co-head of energy and infrastructure – among 13 new hires for their new Houston office, the law firm announced on 2 February

EXCLUSIVE KAPP extends Hayman, Kabd, Abdaliyah bid deadlines

Kuwait’s Authority for Partnership Projects (KAPP) has extended the bid deadlines for a number of its projects out to tender including Umm Al Hayman, Al Abdaliyah and Kabd

Elenia sale could launch mid-Feb

The process of a potential sale of Finnish electricity distribution and heating company Elenia could launch mid-February, IJGlobal understands from a source near the deal

Hinkley Point C project boss departs

French utility giant EDF’s project director for the £24.5 billion ($34.7 billion) 3.2GW Hinkley Point C project, A. Christopher Bakken III, has left the company to take up a new job in the US

EXCLUSIVE RFP out for Indonesia’s Java 1

PLN issued a request for proposals to bidders for the 2x800MW Java 1 gas-fired combined cycle power project in Indonesia on Friday

Brookfield sells Ontario transmission line

Hydro One, the Canadian power transmission and distribution company, is to acquire the Great Lakes transmission business in Ontario from Brookfield Infrastructure Partners for C$222 million ($159 million), the buyer announced on 29 January

Talen closes first FERC-mandated sale

Talen Energy has closed the sale of its Ironwood gas-fired power plant in Pennsylvania, the first of four sales the power holding company needs to complete in order to fulfil regulatory conditions for its creation from PPL and Riverstone

EXCLUSIVE Preferred bidder rumoured for Indonesia’s Java 5

PLN is rumoured to have selected the China Oceanwide, PJB and Shanghai Electric consortium as preferred bidder for the Java 5 independent power project in Indonesia

Duqm Refinery financing tender launched in Oman

Oman Oil and the International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC) has launched a tender inviting banks to arrange debt financing for the $6 billion Duqm Refinery project in Oman

EDF awarded nuclear power contract in India

EDF has signed a memorandum of understanding with state-owned Nuclear Power Corp of India to build six nuclear power plants in Jaitapur, western India