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17 January 2023

Chile’s belated transmission focus

Enel’s recent $1.4 billion sale of its Chilean transmission assets is symptomatic of the country’s lopsided National Electric System (NES). With vertical integration...

13 January 2023

Proximo Weekly: Making the most of the little grey cells

With access to significant DFI backing and offtakers as equity investors, the contrast between the highly successful Northvolt EV battery gigafactory programme and the...

19 December 2022
Social infrastructure, Transport, Waste and water

GCC social infra PPP steps up

The use of the PPP model in GCC countries has historically been confined largely to the power, water, and wastewater sectors. Increasingly, however, governments in the...

23 November 2022
Oil & gas

PDP securitisation: Oil, gas and paper

PDP securitisation is unlikely to ever hit the oil and gas financing mainstream – but appetite from US oil and gas independents is growing and with good reason.

17 November 2022
Power, Renewables

Zeroing In: US utilities’ path to carbon-free

US utilities will bear the main burden of efforts to decarbonise the country’s power grid. Proximo gathered together utilities, consultants, and development and finance...

11 November 2022

Proximo Weekly: Plugging US power into bankability

The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) had won itself a lot of fans among bankers and developers at Proximo’s US Power & Renewables Finance event in Austin last week....

18 October 2022
Waste and water

Shuaibah 3 IWP: Added-value water

The numbers say it all – even if oil prices were to plummet, replacing the fossil fuelled Shuaibah IWPP early with the renewables powered Shuaibah 3 IWP would still make...

30 September 2022
Telecoms and Communications

Proximo Weekly: Germany’s FTTH feast

Project finance lenders are enjoying a high fiber diet in Germany where there are no signs yet of a slowdown in deals coming to market. So what is the blueprint for...

28 September 2022

Zarafshan: More than a pilot for Uzbek onshore wind

Zarafshan is designed to be a pilot for the feasibility of onshore wind in Uzbekistan. Its size, and the support of commercial lenders, suggest the market is evolving...

15 September 2022
Oil & gas, Renewables

How to catalyse electrolysers in global hydrogen

Watch the webinar on-demand. Four experts in the financing and development of hydrogen projects discuss the state of risk allocation, lender appetite and market prospects...

02 September 2022
Power, Renewables

Proximo Weekly: Putting the wheels back on South African power

The first project financings for large wheeling power projects in South Africa will be reaching financial close in the coming weeks. If the legislative streamlining and...

19 August 2022

Does US BESS need the IRA's supercharging?

The growth of the US battery storage market will be further accelerated by the significant tax incentives offered by the Inflation Reduction Act. Participants are excited...

12 August 2022
Power, Renewables

Baseload breakthrough: Kenhardt’s South African solar and storage first

The successful close on the Kenhardt solar and storage portfolio marks a bright spot in an otherwise frustrating period in South African power. But battery technology...

30 June 2022

Proximo Weekly: ILX Fund I – six months on and no longer counting

As ILX Fund I hits its $1.05 billion target in commitments, co-financing loans with MDBs and DFIs in sectors like renewables, energy transition, sustainable industry and...

29 June 2022

Proximocast: 20 minutes with Joe Robinson, Equitix

In this podcast, we talk to Joe Robinson, an ESG manager at Equitix, about the growing trend of consumer-led investing and how it is shaping the infrastructure and...

10 June 2022

Proximo Weekly: Is Term SOFR the new dollar Libor?

The global project finance market looks set to replace one forward-looking dollar benchmark interest rate with another. Is Term SOFR effectively USD Libor with a new lick...

20 May 2022
Power, Renewables

Proximo Weekly: KKR to speed up ContourGlobal transition

KKR has lined up interim lenders for the debt package backing its acquisition of ContourGlobal. The deal is expected to close in Q4 of this year.

19 May 2022

US gas-fired power: Life extensions

Data from the US Energy Information Administration shows that in 2021 natural gas accounted for the largest portion of electricity generation in the US at 38% with coal...

11 May 2022
Oil & gas

Petrochemicals: Next year's model

Is increasing petrochemicals price volatility going to force re-evaluation of past petchems project finance models? It already is.

05 May 2022

Proximo Europe: All roads lead to Lisbon

In light of issues such as current commodity price volatility and energy security concerns, the intersection between ECAs and project finance is greater than ever. In...

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