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02 November 2017
ECA, Oil & gas

LNG: It's a regas

As more governments explore the potential for LNG as part of their fuel mix, an increasing number of LNG regasification terminals are under construction around the world....

27 October 2017

Java 3: PLN looks for partners

PLN has issued a RFP for a minority partner on the Java 3 IPP concession. According to Teguh Harsono, treasury manager at PLN, the deal will be a test case under the new...

26 October 2017

EKF: Out of Teghout

Denmark’s EKF has cancelled a loan for the Teghout open pit copper mine in Armenia on environmental grounds. Is this a signal for ECAs to get tougher?

20 October 2017

Colombian infrastructure: Bridging the bankability gap

Colombia’s $70 billion infrastructure programme has hit a few bankability hurdles in the past year. But the government has reacted proactively and is generating...

20 October 2017

GE EFS: Green-lighting Asian renewables

GE Energy Financial Services (GE EFS) is playing a more active role in arranging financings alongside its equity in renewable projects in Asia. Sushil Verma, GE EFS...

16 October 2017

Top Trump ironies: Donald has a plan

Forget twitter and the crassness, Donald Trump has an infrastructure plan that the PPP industry actually likes. But is it workable, and would it pass congress?

06 October 2017
Oil & gas

Rover: Testing the term loan B market

Given total dollar volume in the term loan B market was around $11.6 billion in 2016, of all the pipelines looking for B loan debt, the Rover gas pipeline project - which...

02 October 2017
ECA, Oil & gas

Sea Lion: Premier and Rockhopper take a different approach

Rockhopper and Premier Oil, the independent operators of the Sea Lion oil field offshore the Falkland Islands, have approached UKEF for a direct loan. Why don’t more...

22 September 2017
ECA, Power

Nuclear waste with an Opic wrap

An Opic-wrapped Energoatom nuclear waste storage facility project bond is nearing launch. The enhanced bond will be structured around Ukrainian risk, nuclear risk, and...

20 September 2017

Zuma Energia: Post-reform Mexican renewables

Lenders have responded strongly to the new breed of power purchase agreements on offer in Mexican renewables. But the market is only likely to get more merchant. Proximo...

15 September 2017

Inside Tajikistan’s baffling Rogun bond issue

Tajikistan has startled bond investors with its debut Eurodollar issue – a deal designed to finance construction of the 3600MW Rogun hydroelectric power project. But the...

08 September 2017
MFI/DFI, Power

Sirajganj IPP: How long can Bangladesh tenors go?

Sembcorp has reached full financial close on a $309 million DFI-backed loan to finance the 414MW Sirajganj IPP. The deal is the longest tenor power financing in...

25 August 2017

I-69: The availability PPP that couldn’t

The US state of Indiana has terminated the contract and paid off the bond debt for the I-69 PPP. Was picking a shaky contractor bad luck or bad judgement? And what...

24 August 2017

Deutsche Bucht: Cheap debt sunset?

Financing for the Deutsche Bucht project has neared Borkum II’s benchmark low for the cost of German offshore wind debt. Despite being the last deal structured under the...

02 August 2017
MFI/DFI, Power

Making savings: Mali’s first IPP

Mali’s debut independent power project financing, for a greenfield heavy fuel oil-fired power plant, features a blend of Islamic and DFI debt with tight pricing given the...

28 July 2017

Back to the future: Refinancing launches for Indonesia’s Paiton

Indonesia’s economy is in rude health. Which means time for a refinancing for Paiton, the coal-fired power plant that always captures the zeitgeist in Indonesian power.

25 July 2017
ECA, Power

How will Indonesia’s new decrees impact PLN’s IPP concessions?

Four presidential decrees rifled Indonesia’s private power market this year as PLN was given more powers over developers when awarding IPP concessions. While there is...

24 July 2017
MFI/DFI, Power

Interconnector Italia: Thinking outside the box

Interconnector Italia – a consortium of high-energy-use private sector companies in Italy – has signed a partially EIB-backed financing for its share of the Italy-France...

07 July 2017

Toxic gas?: PJM power finance moves into a new phase

After a burst of greenfield and brownfield financings in the US PJM power pool - a boom fuelled by cheap gas - recent capacity auctions point to a slowdown. Some bankers...

03 July 2017

Northwind refi: Pocketing the margin difference

Sponsors of the 216MW Northwind offshore wind farm in the Belgian North Sea closed a €525 million ($596 million) ECA-backed refinancing last month - more than halving the...