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15 October 2021

Proximo Weekly: ECAs up their game in Africa

ECAs are showing increased innovation and flexibility around the structure of export credits in Africa, particularly covering the 15% down payment financing traditionally...

17 September 2021

Sudair: Three’s a company?

The Sudair solar deal has all the hallmarks of a typical ACWA project financing. But a last minute change to the sponsor line-up was not as smooth as it might have been.

26 August 2021
Power, Renewables

Exploring energy storage financing

Research Report: Exploring energy storage financing. Sponsored by Leidos, this report presents the latest market trends in energy storage project finance. Find out more...

13 August 2021
Rules, Transport

Proximo Weekly: Can South Africa deliver a revitalised PPP market?

Published this week, South Africa’s draft NIP 2050 contains a strong statement of PPP intent. But the ‘how’ is conspicuous by its absence.

10 August 2021
Rules, Power, Renewables, Social infrastructure

Unpacking US renewables

What do potential US tax incentives mean for renewable energy? David Gillespie, Partner, Mark Christy, Partner, and Andrea Herman, Associate, at Winston & Strawn...

30 July 2021
Oil & gas, Renewables

Proximo Weekly: NextEra’s innovative twist on transition financing

NextEra is using equity in existing gas assets as collateral for raising $1.7 billion of debt to fuel its US renewables project pipeline. No greenwash – just a realistic...

22 July 2021

EV Charging: A question of bankability

Few bankable EV charging project deals have followed the hybrid pathfinder set by Allego. Project financings for consumer EV charging points have, at their core, a simple...

10 June 2021
Funding, Sustainability

Will incentive issues stymie ESG ambitions for ECAs?

Is financing ESG-linked projects and exports going to be limited by what exporters and project financiers cannot do rather than what they can? How can (or should)...

20 May 2021
Funding, Rules

OECD Consensus: Updated or outdated?

Since the introduction of the OECD Consensus over forty years ago, the framework has acquired numerous updates - most recently an increase to the local content...

15 January 2021
Rules, Renewables

Proximo Weekly: Polish offshore wind gets its Act together

Poland’s hotly anticipated Offshore Wind Act was passed by parliament this week. Given the combination of ambitious offshore wind installation targets; a contracts for...

27 November 2020
Digital Infrastructure

Proximo Weekly: Fibre under the optic

Debt and equity appetite for the European FTTH market continues to grow. But is the debt market providing enough flexibility on covenants? And with France, Germany and...

17 November 2020

Changhua 1: Another step forward in Taiwan's offshore wind evolution

With Orsted’s potential equity partners in its Changhua 1 offshore wind project wanting to eye loan agreements before debt signing, the project financing is nearing...

30 October 2020

Finding certainty in an uncertain climate (part two)

In the second part of a two-part roundtable sponsored by AXA XL, we explore the changing perceptions of risk in the infrastructure market – from both CRI provider and...

23 October 2020
Rules, Transport

Proximo Weekly: Switching tracks

As India takes its first steps to rail privatisation, the UKs rail private sector experiment is backtracking to nationalisation. Can either get the public-private sector...

08 October 2020

Proximo Weekly: Watch the Polish offshore wind horizon

Of the more established project finance sectors discussed at Proximo Europe 2020: Infrastructure & Renewables Finance last week, a new geographic market – Polish offshore...

22 September 2020
Funding, Rules, Transport

A49: A question of roads support

The recent A49 road PPP concession financing is the third of Germany's new generation availability-based road schemes to close. All three have been heavily backed by the...

15 September 2020
Rules, Transport

New twists in Colombia’s 5G PPP programme

Colombia has launched a new wave of transport concessions with some significant tweaks to the previous 4G template. Lenders are generally comfortable with the model, but...

13 August 2020
Funding, Renewables

Al Kharsaah: How low can solar tariff bids go?

The first phase of the 800MW Al Kharsaah solar PV scheme in Qatar has reached financial close. The project is backed by a world record low tariff for a solar project to...

11 August 2020
Funding, Oil & gas, Social infrastructure, Transport, Waste and Water

BNDES: A little more like other DFIs

BNDES is shifting its mandate, with project origination and structuring now higher on the corporate agenda, as Brazil’s DFI looks to attract other sources of financing...

29 July 2020

Facilitating India’s ambitious renewables targets

The Indian renewables sector has been primarily domestically financed to date. With the government targeting 450GW of renewable capacity by 2030, regulatory moves are...