SEFA has set aside $1 million for the evaluation of hydropower assets across Sub-Saharan Africa in need of modernisation – potentially adding up to 200MW of generation capacity
The government promoters have revealed the financial bids by 3 independent power producers to develop a 100MW wind farm in northwestern Uzbekistan
The European Investment Bank has signed a €250 million loan agreement with TenneT for the build of a 40km electricity transmission corridor from Eemshaven to Vierverlaten in the province of Groningen, north of the Netherlands
AfDB and Standard Chartered have signed a $5m RPA facility
The government of Mozambique has approved, via the Council of Ministers, the Regulation for Off-Grid Energy Access by decree – thereby opening the door for fresh private sector investment in the Southern African state
Tunisia’s SONEDE has awarded the Sfax desalination plant to a Metito-led consortium
Nordea has signed a guarantee agreement with the EIB Group – the EIB and the European Investment Fund (EIF) – to free up capital for new loans for sustainable initiatives of Swedish and Finnish companies
Michele Pignotti has joined Marsh to drive the insurance broker’s global growth in credit specialties
UK prime minister Boris Johnson has today (16 September) revealed that a £31 million clean growth loan from UK Export Finance (UKEF) will help finish the new HQ of one of the UAE’s leading environmental management firms
Al Doseri Law has hired Ronald Langat as a partner and head of banking and finance.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is supporting the post-pandemic recovery of the Serbian economy by securing financing for SMEs, in cooperation with local partner banks
Brazilian development bank BNDES has suspended loan repayments for hydro power plants that each have a capacity of more than 50MW, as the country faces a devastating drought.
IFC is recruiting technical and legal advisers to diagnose and scope for the Philippines' broadband infrastructure PPPs.
The AFC has established an independent asset management arm – AFC Capital Partners, which will offer the Infrastructure Climate Resilient Fund
Apicorp has adopted a new ESG policy as part of its $1 billion energy transition target for the next two years
The EBRD has signed with an Elsewedy-led consortium a €25 million loan for the 6th of October Dry Port project in Egypt
The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Sofia Municipality have signed a €60 million framework loan to promote sustainable urban mobility in Bulgaria’s capital
Norwegian export credit agency Eksfin – formerly Export Credit Norway and GIEK – is playing a major role in accelerating the ‘green shift’ at sea, providing loan guarantees approaching €1 billion for the construction of 35 eco-friendly vessels over the last 4 years
Horizonte Minerals has secured approval for the first tranche of financing for its Araguaia nickel project in the Brazilian state of Pará.
President Joe Biden has announced his intent to nominate the following 10 individuals to serve in key roles, many of whom will play key roles on the international trade and commodities playing field