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01 December 2020
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Certified green, Renewables

Engie issues €850m hybrid green bonds

Engie has issued €850 million ($1 billion) of hybrid bonds with an annual coupon of 1.5% and a first non-call period set at 8 years. The issue was 2.7...

01 December 2020
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Renewables

Japan opens offshore wind tender

Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism have opened a tender for the development of...

01 December 2020
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Renewables

Development approval granted for FRV's Walla Walla solar project

The New South Wales Independent Planning Commission has granted FRV development approval for its 300MW  Walla Walla Solar Farm. The estimated capital value of the...

01 December 2020
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Transport

Berlin to set up agency to procure S-Bahn rolling stock

The Berlin Senate has introduced draft legislation to establish an agency to acquire rolling stock for use on the S-Bahn rail network. The agency - Landesanstalt fur...

01 December 2020
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Market moves

Brunel Pension names Vickers as new CIO

UK Local Government Pensions Scheme Brunel Pension Partnership has appointed David Vickers as its new Chief Investment Officer. Vickers is currently Head of Multi-Asset,...

01 December 2020
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Renewables

GIG acquires 23MW Jozwin wind farm in Poland

Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) has acquired the 25MW onshore wind farm in Jozwin, Western Poland from Vortex Energy Poland and Max Bogl International. The...

01 December 2020
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Mining

US fund threatens Rio with legal action over Oyu Tolgoi

Rio Tinto is facing stronger headwinds over how to finance its massive Oyu Tolgoi underground copper project, in Mongolia, after a US hedge fund threatened the company...

01 December 2020
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Renewables

Manah solar bids due next week

Bids are due on December 7 for the 500MW Manah 1 and Manah 2 solar projects tender in Oman. OPWP prequalified nine bidders in July: Masdar/EDF Renewables, Eni/SB Energy,...

01 December 2020
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MFI/DFI, Social infrastructure

AFD helps finance drinking water project in Chad

Agence Française de Développement and the European Union are financing a project in the Chad capital of N’Djamena to rehabilitate and extend the...

01 December 2020
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MFI/DFI, Power

ADB approves $430m financing for Uttar Pradesh power supply project

The Asian Development Bank has approved a $430 million multitranche financing facility to improve the quality and reliability of electricity supply in Uttar Pradesh,...

01 December 2020
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Mining

Bushveld Minerals to start drawing down on the Orion facility

South Africa-focused Bushveld Minerals has satisfied the conditions required to draw down from its Orion Mine Finance facility.The vanadium producer is in the process of...

01 December 2020

Mexico plans second package of infra investment

Mexico’s finance ministry has followed up last month's announcement of a MXN297-billion raft of public and private infrastructure investments to boost...

01 December 2020
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Infra funds, Renewables

PIF ups stake in ACWA Power

Saudi Arabia sovereign wealth fund Public Investment Fund (PIF) has increased its stake in energy company ACWA Power from 33.36% to 50%. According to ACWA, this...

01 December 2020
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Power

Adani acquires stake in Alipurduar Transmission

Adani Transmission Ltd (ATL) has acquired a 49% stake in Alipurduar Transmission Limited from Kalpataru Power Transmission Ltd (KPTL) and will buy the remaining 51% stake...

01 December 2020
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Telecoms & communications

Symphony engages advisors for Optus tower sale

The Symphony Consortium of OMERS Infrastructure, Stilmark and ATN International  has confirmed its intention to participate in the anticipated upcoming sale process...

01 December 2020
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Oil & gas, Renewables

Ofgem awards funding to hydrogen transmission research project

UK regulator Ofgem is to award National Grid £9 million ($10.7 million) in funding for a hydrogen research facility that will test how gas transmission assets can...

01 December 2020
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Oil & gas

Enbridge Line 3 replacement project fully permitted

Enbridge has announced receipt of all necessary permits and approvals to enable construction of its  Line 3 Replacement Project in Minnesota to start.

01 December 2020

Jacobs buys into PA Consulting while Carlyle exits

Professional services firm Jacobs has signed an agreement to acquire a 65% stake in management consultancy PA Consulting with current shareholder The Carlyle Group...

01 December 2020
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Market moves, Oil & gas

New CEO for Tellurian

LNG developer Tellurian has named Octavio Simoes as President and Chief Executive Officer to replace Meg Gentle who is leaving the company. The former President and CEO...

01 December 2020
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Market moves, Oil & gas

Tellurian CEO departs as LNG developer struggles to advance Driftwood project

Tellurian CEO Meg Gentle has departed the US LNG export developer. The move comes as the company struggles to secure sufficient commercial support to sanction its...