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CIFI secures OPEC loan for LatAm infra

Corporación Interamericana para el Financiamiento de Infraestructura has received a $25 million loan from the OPEC Fund for International Development

Colombia extends bidding for riverway PPP

The Colombian national infrastructure agency has postponed the bid deadline for the country’s first river management PPP to next month at the request of potential bidders

Shizen, Kyushu Electric venture into Southeast Asia

The international divisions of Japanese power producer Shizen Energy and Japan-based Kyushu Electric Power have teamed up to develop a renewable energy business in Southeast Asia

Green light for PV Gas, AES' Vietnam LNG midstream

Vietnam state-owned PetroVietnam Gas and US electric distributor AES have inched one step closer to closing a $1.4 billion LNG terminal project in southeast Vietnam

Hong Kong-SEA submarine cable achieves milestone

China Mobile and China Unicom have partnered with a Filipino and a Malaysian company to develop a 5,000km submarine cable connecting Hong Kong, Hainan, and Southeast Asian markets

AIIB, IDCOL ink $200m for Bangladesh

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and the government of Bangladesh have signed a $200 million on-lending facility to Infrastructure Development Co (IDCOL) to finance infrastructure projects in the country

EXCLUSIVE Indonesia WtE PPP – Who's interested

More than 20 companies are interested in an Indonesian city government's $120-150 million waste-to-energy (WtE) PPP on Java Island, and today we can reveal the participant list of one of two market sounding sessions

IFC looks at Cameroon LPG loan

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is arranging a €55 million loan to cover the full cost of Cameroonian downstream distributor Bocom Petroleum’s LPG expansion and diversification project.

OPEC and AIIB sign coop agreement

The OPEC Fund for International Development (the OPEC Fund) and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) have signed a new cooperation agreement.

India approves $585m hydro

ndia’s Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved an Rs45.26 billion ($585 million) hydropower project in northern India

Timor-Leste seeks transport adviser

The government of Timor-Leste through Asian Development Bank is recruiting a consultant to provide project preparation support for improving the public transport system in the capital city Dili

NLC India tenders ISTS-connected solar

State-owned coal mining and power generation company NLC India has issued a tender to build an ISTS-connected solar project in India

Kyrgyzstan, UzAssystem ink MoU on low-carbon energy

Uzbekistan-headquartered UzAssystem yesterday (11 May 2022) inked an MoU with the National Energy Holding Company (NEHC) of Kyrgyzstan to support the development of renewable energy, smart grid and energy storage projects in Kyrgyzstan

Elecnor to build Chilean wind park

Spain’s Elecnor has begun the permitting process for a wind project located in the region of Los Lagos in Chile.

Security Bank stops financing coal in Philippines

Filipino medium-sized lender Security Bank has pledged to stop financing new coal power projects by 2033, to support the government’s goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions

Indonesian city's market sounding on WtE PPP

An Indonesian city government is conducting a market sounding this week for an Rp1.7 trillion ($117 million) waste-to-energy (WtE) PPP on Java Island

Queensland inks hydrogen supply MoU

The state government of Queensland has today (11 May 2022) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Port of Rotterdam that aims to develop a hydrogen supply chain from Australia to Europe

Uzbekistan, Hungary partner on energy

The governments of Uzbekistan and Hungry are in talks to launch a large-scale cooperation programme in nuclear energy in the central Asian state.