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Philippines approves 7 infras worth $2.49bn

Philippines' government, led by the Macros administration, has approved 7 infrastructure projects with a total investment value of $2.49 billion

SSEF holds final close at €220m

EIB-backed Solas Sustainable Energy Fund has reached final close with €220 million of institutional investor commitments

Philippines to streamline offshore wind

The Philippines government plans to accelerate the country’s offshore wind (OWS) development by drafting an executive order which sets up a one-stop-shop approach for the sector

ADB consults for Cambodia,Tajikistan digital infra

Asian Development Bank has awarded a tender for an international consultant to assist in preparing pre-feasibility studies for digital infrastructure projects in Cambodia and Tajikistan

Countries pledge $20bn to Indonesia's energy transition

A group of high-income countries have pledged to mobilise up to $20 billion in public and private finance over the next 3-5 years to help Indonesia accelerate the transition from coal to renewable energ

Indonesia formally launches ETM platform

The Indonesian government has officially launched its Energy Transition Mechanism Country Platform, collaborating with international institutions, including multilateral development institutions, philanthropies and private investors

Indonesia gathers funding for Jakarta MRT

Three governments have expressed interest in joining the Indonesian government's Jakarta mass rapid transit project, with one government committing up to £1.25 billionin funding

ADB seeks consultant for Nepal road connectivity

Asian Development Bank has launched a tender on behalf of the Government of Nepal for a consultant to assist in preparing a 388km rural road connectivity project in the south Asian nation

Alcazar Energy hits FC on renewables fund

Sustainable infrastructure fund Alcazar Energy Partners II SLP has reached first close on renewables projects at $336.6 million

UPDATE: Eiffel IG transition fund holds first close

Eiffel Investment Group has held first close on its latest fund – Eiffel Transition Infrastructure fund – with backing from the Europe Investment Fund

IDB invests in LatAm sustainable bonds

The Inter-American Development Bank, IDB Invest and the Latin American Green Bond Fund have contributed to the region's first bank-issued sustainable development bond

ETAF nears $1bn transition funding

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and Masdar and Swiss Re have joined the Energy Transition Accelerator Financing, a global climate finance programme to mobilise capital to scale up renewable energy project funding in developing countries by 2030

AIIB, GEAPP in $1bn financing for energy transition

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and the Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet (GEAPP) have entered into a strategic investment partnership to mobilise up to $1 billion of funding for green energy transition and renewable projects in the public and private sectors

KfW approves $150m for Indian solars

Kreditanstalt fur Wiederaufbau has signed a loan agreement for €150 million with the State Bank of India to finance solar projects in India.

ADB approves $15m for Southeast Asian green projects

Asian Development Bank has approved a $15 million technical assistance program to develop projects that promote climate change adaptation and mitigation in the Southeast Asia region

Indonesia breaks ground on national data centre

Communication and Information Minister Johnny Plate on Wednesday inaugurated the construction of a data centre worth $190 million in West Java, funded by the French government

Guyana hospital financing completes

Sustainable financing of €161 million for the construction and operation of a pediatric and maternity hospital in Guyana, South America, has closed

EBRD lends on El Minya captive solar PV

Egyptian infra developer TAQA Arabia has signed with the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development a $5.5 million loan for a 7MWp captive solar PV in El Minya, Egypt

Tanzania set to sign $40bn LNG agreements

Tanzania’s energy minister January Makamba has announced that project agreements for a $40 billion LNG export project will be signed with several oil majors