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06 December 2019
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MFI/DFI

ADB's first results-based lending program to improve China's air quality

The Asian Development Bank as approved a $300 million results-based lending program with private sector involvement to continue improving the air quality in Henan...

05 December 2019
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Renewables

Turkey's new solar tender auction date set

Turkey will tender out 1GW of new solar capacity in a reverse auction in April 2020 under its Renewable Energy Resources Area Project (YEKA) scheme. Competition for the...

05 December 2019
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PPP/P3

BaltCap invests in energy efficiency PPP project in Poland

The Polish company IZIM, owned by BaltCap Infrastructure Fund (BInF), has won a municipal tender to increase the energy efficiency of public buildings in the...

05 December 2019
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Renewables

NV Energy's plan for new solar and storage approved

The Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN) today approved NV Energy’s Integrated Resource Plan that will add 1.19GW of solar and 590MW of energy storage from...

05 December 2019
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Renewables

Tilt sells Snowtown 2 wind farm

Tilt Renewables has entered into an agreement to sell the 270MW Snowtown 2 wind farm to an entity wholly-owned by funds managed by Palisade Investment Partners...

05 December 2019
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MFI/DFI, Renewables

FMO, Shell Foundation unveil $120m Energy Entrepreneurs Growth Fund

Dutch development bank FMO and UK-registered charity Shell Foundation have launched the $120 million Energy Entrepreneurs Growth Fund, with an initial close of $45...

05 December 2019
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Infra funds, Renewables

Blackrock's third renewables fund reaches $1bn at first close

BlackRock Real Assets has so far raised 40% of the $2.5 billion fundraising target for its the Global Renewable Power III fund (GRP III). Capital commitments of $1...

05 December 2019
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Oil & gas

Russia opens Power of Siberia gas pipeline to China

A 3,000km-long pipeline transporting natural gas from Russia to China has been launched, in an economic and political boost to ties between the two countries. The...

05 December 2019
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Renewables

Credit Mutuel signs solar PPA with Voltalia

French bank Credit Mutuel Alliance Federale has become the first bank in the country to enter into a green electricity PPA following the signing of  a 25-year...

05 December 2019
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Power

Clearway Energy prices public offering

Energy infrastructure investor Clearway Energy has priced the previously announced underwritten public offering of 5,405,405 shares of its Class C common stock at a price...

05 December 2019
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Telecoms & communications

Orange sells Spanish telecom towers to Cellnex

Cellnex Telecom has reached an agreement with Orange to acquire its 1,500 Spanish telecommunication sites for €260 million ($288 million). The two companies have...

05 December 2019
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MFI/DFI, Transport

CIB commits C$300m for Contrecoeur container terminal

Canada Infrastructure Bank(CIB) is supporting the expansion of the largest port in Eastern Canada with a commitment of up to C$300 million ($225 million) in financing to...

05 December 2019
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Transport

GelreGroen consortium chosen for Dutch motorway upgrade

The Netherlands' government agency Rijkswaterstaat intends to award the A12/A15 Highway Ressen-Oudbroeken (ViA15) project to the GelreGroen consortium comprising of...

05 December 2019
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Renewables

Enerparc and Statkraft sign 12-year PPA

Solar developer and operator Enerparc has entered into a 12-year PPA with Statkraft for 600 GWh of electricity from five solar park projects that have a combined...

05 December 2019
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ECA, Market moves

SACE announces new CEO and chairman

Italy's SACE has appointed Pierfrancesco Latini as chief executive officer of the company and Rodolfo Errore to the position of chairman of the board for the next...

05 December 2019
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Market moves, Social infrastructure, Transport

TYLI acquires Canadian consulting practice TMIG

Infrastructure consulting firm TY Lin International (TYLI) has acquired Ontario-based  civil engineering consulting practice The Municipal Infrastructure Group Ltd....

05 December 2019
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MFI/DFI, Renewables

AfDB to co-finance Yeleen solar plant in Burkina Faso

The African Development Bank has approved a €48.82 million loan to the government of Burkina Faso to help finance the constructon of the Yeleen solar plant.The total...

05 December 2019
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MFI/DFI, Renewables, Social infrastructure

Ireland, AFD, World Bank finance Gaza solar power plant

Ireland is to provide €8.8 million to help finance - along with France's AFD and the World Bank - the construction of a 7.5MW solar power plant in Northern Gaza....

05 December 2019
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Certified green, ECA, Renewables

EKF given DKK14bn to finance exports of Danish climate technology

EKF, Denmark’s export credit agency, has been handed DKK14 billion by the the country's government to finance exports of Danish climate technology.The funding...

05 December 2019
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Certified green, MFI/DFI

IsDB launches €1bn Green Sukuk

The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) has priced its first-ever Green Sukuk worth €1 billion. The lender raised €1 billion in five-year Trust Certificates...