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19 April 2018
ECA, Renewables

Nam Theun 1: Built in Laos – banked in Thailand

Sponsors of the Nam Theun 1 hydro project in Laos closed a tightly priced ECA-backed facility last month. The deal, which took three years from start to finish, has...

13 April 2018
MFI/DFI, Power

Tè Power: Plastering over the costly cracks in Guinea's power market?

The five-year development finance institution (DFI) funding package for a new oil-fired plant in Guinea might go some way to alleviating the country’s chronic power...

28 March 2018
MFI/DFI, Renewables

Mexican renewables: Flagged for funding

Five years on from the Mexico's landmark energy sector reforms, a spate of recent financings – one without DFI backing – support market expectation that the pace of...

26 March 2018

Trump’s toll road bonanza

In an otherwise modest series of proposals for US infrastructure are some measures that might increase the number of brownfield assets coming to market. But states –...

06 March 2018
ECA, Mining

All in the wrapping: Sirius gets serious about UK guarantee

The UK Guarantee Scheme was not designed for financing mining projects. But Sirius Minerals, which has already overcome significant hurdles to its North Yorkshire...

26 February 2018
MFI/DFI, Renewables

Nigerian solar: Developers, DFIs and delays

Nigeria’s plan to finance 14 utility-scale solar IPP projects by the end of June 2018 is looking uncertain. Potential DFI appetite is waning as state-owned offtaker...

21 February 2018

Energoatom’s Opic-wrapped bonds: A post-ECA gift to borrowers?

Ukraine’s state-owned nuclear generator has closed a bond issue for a nuclear waste storage project at a cheaper rate than its parent, thanks to a first-of-its-kind...

19 February 2018

Zero-subsidy offshore wind: Too little too soon?

The cost of generating offshore wind power in Europe is finally being driven by the economics of the industry rather than the government subsides that founded it. But has...

09 February 2018

Solar revenue puts: De-risking to depress DSCRs

Coronal Energy’s hedge on a 30MW PV portfolio was not a textbook use of kWh Analytics’ new solar revenue put. But it might be having the desired effect on banks’ term...

07 February 2018

It's a wrap: InfraCredit debuts with Viathan bond

Donor-backed bond insurer InfraCredit has wrapped its first issue – a N10 billion local currency bond for a Nigerian captive power developer. What are the long-term...

05 February 2018
MFI/DFI, PPP/P3, Transport

Ruta al Mar: Opening a new 4G funding fast lane

A pioneering loan/bond financing for Colombia's Ruta al Mar highway project may serve as the shot in the arm needed to reignite appetite for the country’s 4G roads...

31 January 2018
ECA, MFI/DFI, Renewables

Ituango Hydro: Stretching EPM’s funding base

Colombia’s EPM finally has a long-term debt package in place for the Ituango hydro project. The deal demonstrates a significant broadening of EPM's lender base beyond...

25 January 2018

Time for more Basel-friendly project loan CLOs?

The latest revisions to Basel III are generally good news for banks. But they’ll still have to do more to manage their project finance loan books.

16 January 2018
MFI/DFI, Regulation

Basel III: Expanding the multilateral circle

The December 2017 finalisation of the Basel III framework offers some good risk weighting news for smaller multilaterals. Could this help channel more funding to emerging...

22 December 2017

Institutional investors lining up for offshore wind

Institutional debt is becoming increasingly viable for sponsors of European offshore wind as investors become more comfortable with the asset class.

19 December 2017

Chasing paper: PPC’s receivables securitisation

The restructuring of Greece’s power sector continues with a novel proposal to monetise PPC customer receivables. If the deal happens, it is likely to be one of the first...

14 December 2017

Brightline: Take your seats

With few exceptions, US travellers have little love for inter-city rail travel. Having pulled off a $600 million non-investment grade PAB issue for its Brightline private...

11 December 2017

Batteries not included: Is energy storage bankable?

A clutch of Canadian battery storage deals suggests that non-recourse financing is available for developers – but at a price.

07 December 2017
MFI/DFI, Power

Myingyan: Plugging Myanmar's power gap

The Myingyan IPP financing – Myanmar’s debut in the project finance market – has set the blueprint for future deals. But considerable regulatory change is still needed to...

05 December 2017

Foreign investors eye Russian infra market

With Russia’s economic climate improving in 2017, the country has seen an injection of investment commitments into infrastructure from Asia and the Middle East. Some...