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Advisory REOI for Jamaica roads P3

The IFC has issued REOIs seeking multiple advisers to help with implementing 3 brownfield road segments via a P3 in Jamaica

Ørsted completes Hornsea II farm down

Ørsted has completed its divestment of a 50% stake in UK-based Hornsea II Offshore Wind Farm to a consortium comprising AXA IM Alts and Crédit Agricole Assurances

Botswana, USTDA sign infra MoU

The government of Botswana has signed an MoU with the US Trade and Development Agency on infrastructure project procurement in the Southern African state

UKIB launches net zero pilot initiatives

UK Infrastructure Bank has launched an advisory partnership programme aimed at supporting local authorities with their net zero ambitions

Shell set to acquire Daystar Power

O&G major Shell has agreed a deal to acquire 100% of Africa-focused solar developer Daystar Power as part of the company’s $2-3 billion plan to expand into the renewables sphere

Philippines revises BOT law

The Philippines government expects to deliver more financially viable and well-structured PPPs following the revised implementing rules and regulations for the BOT law

EXCLUSIVE Turkish PPP back on track with new partners

Construction on a beleaguered healthcare PPP in Turkey is to re-commence with a change to the ownership structure and a €167 million equity top up from the sponsor consortium

IFC confirms role on WIOCC’s Africa plan

The International Finance Corporation has confirmed a $30 million equity investment into the West Indian Ocean Cable Company to support its $261 million digital infra expansion in Africa

AFD, EDF to work on Vietnam grid

Agence Française de Développement has tapped energy company EDF to help Vietnam’s state-owned electric utility Vietnam Electricity with the energy transition's impact on the country’s power grid

Philippines to import LNG by 2023

The government of the Philippines is expecting to begin importing LNG by early 2023, as 3 out of 6 projects are near completing construction after long delays

EBRD in frame for West Irbid wastewater loan

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is leading a potential funding package for the financing of the West Irbid Wastewater Treatment Plant in Jordan

BW Ideol, Taiya partner for Taiwan offshore wind

BW Ideol has teamed up with Taiwan-based Taiya Renewable Energy for offshore wind power projects in Taiwan, the Oslo-listed wind company said yesterday

Chevron, Mitsui study Japan geothermal

US energy company Chevron has partnered with Japan-based trading company Mitsui to study geothermal in Japan, the parties said yesterday

China giddies up offshore wind farms

China’s government has invited companies to establish an offshore wind supply chain as it prepares for the country’s first 1GW floating offshore wind farm off the east coast of Hainan Island

ADNOC’s Project Lightning put to FC

A consortium featuring KEPCO and EDF has reached a $3.8 billion financial close on a power scheme designed to reduce Abu Dhabi National Oil Company’s (ADNOC) carbon footprint, also known as the 3.2GW Project Lightning

New Sky Energy bags Philippines WtE

The Philippines government has awarded New Sky Energy Philippines a P4.8 billion waste-to-energy project in Central Visayas

Vietnam approves onshore winds

Vietnam’s government has approved 2 onshore wind power projects with a combined capacity of 98MW and an investment value of D4.39 trillion in central Vietnam

AfDB approves $20m for off-grid CRP fund

The African Development Bank has approved a $20 million concessional investment to support the $70 million second phase of the Covid-19 Off-Grid Recovery Platform