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15 May 2017

Teck Resources sells Waneta Dam hydro interest for $877m

The operator of an integrated zinc and lead smelting and refining complex in British Colombia is divesting its two-thirds stake in the 2,750GWh per annum hydroelectric...

15 May 2017

Equinox raising $250m for Kenyan biomass project

UK-based renewable energy equity investor Equinox Energy Capital is fundraising for a project to generate power from the invasive weed water hyacinth that covers large...

15 May 2017
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ECA

EIF supports WestBridge II to boost financing for UKs SMEs

The European Investment Fund (EIF) has signed a £20 million commitment into WestBridge II, a lower mid-market fund focusing on investments in the UK. It will allow...

12 May 2017

Opportunity of the day: Solar power project with capacity of 100MW - Mexico

Risen Energy Co Ltd is planning to build a new solar power project in Mexico and will seek international dollar-denominated bank funding for the project. It plans to get...

12 May 2017

Scatec Solar signs first Egypt solar Round 2 PPA

Norwegian power developer Scatec Solar last month signed the first power purchase agreement with offtaker state-owned Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC)...

12 May 2017

HS1 initial bids in

Borealis and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP) have received initial offers from at least two bidding groups for the 109km HS1 Channel Tunnel high-speed rail...

12 May 2017
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MFI/DFI

EBRD provides €200m for Fayoum Wastewater Expansion Programme

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development programme aims to rehabilitate Lake Qarun in the Fayoum governorate of Egypt.  The funding will be used for...

12 May 2017

Scottish grant for SHARC projects to recover heat from wastewater

The Scottish government through the Low Carbon Infrastructure Transition Programme (LCITP) has awarded a grant to SHARC Energy Systems to carry out the £3.8 million...

12 May 2017

Maryland credits offshore wind

The Maryland Public Service Commission has awarded renewable energy credits to Deepwater Wind's 120MW Skipjack development off the coast of Delaware and US Wind's...

12 May 2017
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ECA

IFC, JICA agree $1.5bn emerging markets infra-projects deal

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) are to co-finance up to $1.5 billion in private sector projects over the...

12 May 2017

Port Trust cancels SEW Vizag Coal Terminal contract

The $48 million 30-year concession to construct a coal terminal in the Inner Harbour at Visakhapatnam Port has been cancelled following a 'failure to complete...

12 May 2017

OMV can provide extra funds for Nord Stream-2 pipeline

The CEO of Austrian oil and gas company OMV has said that extra funds can be provided to the €9.5 billion pipeline project if needed. Five European companies will...

12 May 2017

Neptune agrees $3.9bn purchase of Engie oil and gas business

London-based Neptune Oil and Gas, backed by private equity funds The Carlyle Group and CVC Capital Partners, has made a firm and binding offer for a majority stake in the...

12 May 2017
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MFI/DFI

Nine prequalify for Norman Manley airport PPP concession

Nine bidding groups have applied for prequalification for the Norman Manley International Airport (NMIA) public-private partnership concession. The Jamaican government,...

12 May 2017

More delays for Adani coalmine in Australia

The Australian government failed to pass crucial reforms of native title laws in the Senate meaning certain delays for the Indian conglomerate. Without the necessary...

12 May 2017

TerraForm completes sale of 365MW UK solar portfolio

US clean power generator TerraForm Power has sold 24 operational solar projects in the UK for $211 million to the private equity arm of investment bank EFG Hermes leaving...

12 May 2017
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MFI/DFI

Alfanar inks PPA for 50MW PV power project at Benban complex

Saudi Arabian developer Alfanar Energy has signed the PPA with the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) under the feed-in-tariffs programme. Alfanar secured...

12 May 2017

Bulgaria seeks to revive Belene nuclear project

The Bulgarian prime minister is looking for a strategic private investor to develop the €10 billion project on the Danube river. A previous incarnation of the...

12 May 2017

Gulf and Mitsui testing bank appetite for Thai IPPs

Co-sponsors Gulf Energy Development Co (GED) and Mitsui have been sounding out banks for financing for their 2x2500MW independent power projects in Thailand - Gulf SRC Co...

12 May 2017

Posco Energy secures $2.5bn Vietnamese coal-fired power project

South Korean energy producer Posco Energy has received the licence to build and operate a 1.2GW power facility at an industrial complex 270km south of Hanoi. The 25-year...