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16 May 2017
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ECA, MFI/DFI

CDB agrees $4.5bn loan for Jakarta-Bandung high speed rail link

China Development Bank (CDB) has agreed to cover three-quarters of the Kereta Cepat Indonesia-China (KCIC) project costs for the construction of the 142km rail line. The...

16 May 2017

EC conditionally approves French aid to CEB gas-fired power project

The 400MW combined-cycle project was awarded to the consortium Compagnie Electrique de Bretagne (CEB) composed of French utility Direct Energie and Siemens with the...

16 May 2017
in
MFI/DFI

NEA prepares for Upper Trishuli hydro PPA talks

The state-owned power utility Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) is set to begin power purchase negotiations with Korean joint venture developer Nepal Water and Energy...

15 May 2017

Opportunity of the day: Rooftop solar panels totaling 12MW for passenger terminal - Kuwait

Limak Holding AS arm Limak Insaat Sanayi Ve Ticaret AS is planning to initiate discussions with international suppliers for solar panels required for passenger terminal...

15 May 2017

Dubai Airports loan signed

The $3 billion Dubai Airports loan to fund expansion of Dubai World Central and the Al Maktoum International Airport has signed, albeit a couple of months later than...

15 May 2017
in
ECA, MFI/DFI

Bridge Power IPP long term debt sought

Early Power – a joint venture between Endeavour Energy, General Electric and Sage – is testing bank appetite for a long-term facility for its 400MW Bridge...

15 May 2017

The Philippines plans $14bn highway and bridge mega-project

Philippine National Construction Corp (PNCC) and San Miguel Corp (SMC) are in discussions about the planning of a 388km highway to connect Samar Island to Lucena...

15 May 2017

Mitsubishi invests $1.2bn in largest Latin American wind farm

The Japanese conglomerate is investing in the 396MW Eolica del Sur located in the Mexican municipalities of Juchitan and El Espinal. A 35% reduction in electricity...

15 May 2017
in
MFI/DFI

$238m IFC funding for Triconboston wind portfolio

The International Finance Corporation will provide $66 million and mobilise a further $172 million for three 50MW Triconboston Consulting  Corporation wind...

15 May 2017
in
Power

ACWA Power relocates power project to Luxor

The Egyptian government has tasked the state of Luxor with allocating the required land for a 2.25GW power project that was originally destined for Beheira. Transmission...

15 May 2017

Adani Green Energy looking to fundraise $200m equity capital

The renewable energy arm of India's Adani Group is seeking to raise funds to build a 2GW pipeline of projects. So far the development of projects has been self funded...

15 May 2017

First Indian success in Brazil for Sterlite Power with $200m transmission projects

The Indian power company has won two lots at the transmission auctions organised by Brazil's power regulator Agencia Nacional de Energia Eletrica. A total of 31 power...

15 May 2017

Italian investment in €40m Calabar waste-to-energy project

Management Environmental Finance is looking to establish a municipal solid waste-to-energy project in the Cross River State of Nigeria. The state governor has confirmed...

15 May 2017

Vogtle owners set to cap Toshiba's obligations on Westinghouse liabilities

The owners of the unfinished Vogtle nuclear power plant in Georgia are set to put a figure on the liabilities of Toshiba following the chapter 11 bankruptcy filing of its...

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
in
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...