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ADWEA plans bond refinancing for Fujairah IWPP

The Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority is planning an up-to $350 million project bond to refinance debt used to construct the 785MW Fujairah F1 independent water and power producer (IWPP) in Al Qidfa

EXCLUSIVE KAPP nears Abdaliyah gas/solar RFP launch

The Kuwait Authority for Partnership Projects (KAPP) intends to launch a request for proposals (RFP) for the Al Abdaliyah integrated solar combined cycle (ISCC) project next month, a source has told IJGlobal

IIC appoints new general manager

The Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) has appointed international development banker James P. Scriven as its new general manager

Infrastructure to be exempt from OECD corporate tax reforms

The OECD’s plans announced for new corporate tax rules allow countries to offer an exemption for “public benefit projects”, an important reassurance for infrastructure financing

EXCLUSIVE Banks circle Moxie Freedom

Several banks have circled debt backing the Moxie Freedom gas-fired project in Pennsylvania, as the deal remains on track to close in early to mid-November 2015, IJGlobal has learnt

EGCO acquires final shares in Quezon power

EGCO has acquired the remaining 2% of shares in the 503MW Quezon coal-fired power project in the Philippines, from PMR Holdings for a total cash consideration of $15.027 million

EXCLUSIVE Bidders enter “refined” offers for Dubai's Hassyan coal-fired

Acwa Power and Kepco’s bids for the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority’s (DEWA) 1,200MW Hassyan coal-fired project were “refined” last month with Acwa entering a more aggressive price, sources have said

EDF awaits Chinese equity decisions for Hinkley Point C

EDF is yet to convince Chinese shareholders to finalise a deal to take up to a 40% stake in the £24.5 billion ($37.26 billion), 3.2GW Hinkley Point C nuclear power project in Somerset, England

BOT contract signed for Vung Ang 2

CLP Holdings, Mitsubishi and Refrigeration Electric Engineering have finally signed the BOT contract for the roughly $2.5 billion Vung Ang 2 power project in Vietnam

Mexico's CFE names preferred bidder for distribution project

State power company CFE has selected a consortium comprising Eléctricas de Medellín Ingeniería y Servicios and Edemtec to develop a project which will limit losses in the power distribution system of the Mexican state of Morelos

Bids due for Australia’s Iona gas storage

EnergyAustralia, and its adviser Lazard, has asked interested parties to submit binding proposals for the sale of its Iona gas storage facility today

EXCLUSIVE Kuwait to launch RFP for advisers

The Kuwait Authority for Partnership Projects (KAPP) is due to launch a request for proposals to find a legal advisor to aid with its public-private partnerships program, sources have told IJGlobal

Nigeria’s Azura-Edo gets final approval

The Nigerian government has granted its final approval for the 450MW Azura-Edo gas-fired power project – the last major condition precedent prohibiting the project from reaching financial close

EXCLUSIVE Second lien lender emerges on Invenergy Thermal

AMP Capital has emerged as the sole lender on Invenergy Thermal Operating I’s $200 million second lien, term C debt, IJGlobal has learnt

CFE awards Noreste IPP to Iberdrola

Mexico’s state power company CFE has awarded a contract to Iberdrola to develop the Noreste combined cycle natural gas project in the state of Nuevo Leon

Drax exits from White Rose carbon capture and storage

British power producer Drax will cease investment in the White Rose carbon capture and storage (CCS) project once the feasibility study is complete, it said in a statement today (25 September 2015)