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EBRD launches GEFF in Armenia to support SMEs

The EBRD has launched a new Green Economy Financing Facility (GEFF) in Armenia that will support SMEs in funding investments in green technologies

EBRD eyes funding Kashkadarya wastewater

EBRD will consider a $60 million sovereign loan to the Uzbekistan government, following a review of a wastewater infrastructure rehabilitation project in Kashkadarya

FMO prices first green bond

Netherlands-based development finance bank FMO priced its inaugural ‘green bond’ on 12 February 2019

Roxgold acquires Côte d'Ivoire gold project

Canadian mining developer Roxgold has signed with Australian miners Newcrest West Africa Holdings for the acquisition of 11 exploration permits in Côte d'Ivoire for the initial sum of $20 million

Cambodia invites bids for ADB-backed solar

Cambodian state utility Electricité du Cambodge (EDC) has today (13 February) invited bids for the 60MW first phase of a planned 100MW solar project in Kampong Chhnang

EOIs requested for AfDB-back wind farm in Mozambique

UK-based infrastructure developer eleQtra has invited expressions of interest (EoIs) from consultancy firms for the technical advisory role on the 120MW Namaacha wind project in Maputo, Mozambique

Kleboth to lead EBRD loan syndications

EBRD has appointed long-serving banker Christian Kleboth to become its new head of loan syndications

KfW IPEX lends on Volkswagen wind farm

KfW IPEX-Bank has agreed to provide €19.5 million ($22 million) to finance the acquisition and assembly of four wind turbines for Volkswagen Kraftwerk at the MAN Truck & Bus site in Salzgitter, Germany

EBRD considers Karaganda solar

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is considering partly financing a $62.5 million Karaganda solar power plant in central Kazakhstan

ADNOC awards contract for Ghasha concession

The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company has awarded a $1.36 billion construction contract to UAE's National Marine Dredging Company for the first development phase of the offshore Ghasha concession

Leadership changes at Chevron

Pierre Breber has been appointed vice-president and chief financial officer of Chevron Corporation, replacing Patricia Yarrington who is retiring after 39 years with the company

South Africa to break up Eskom

The government of South Africa has announced that the country's troubled electricity utility Eskom will be split into three separate entities

Consultant sought for ADB-backed Cambodian solar

Cambodia’s government has called for expressions of interest from international consultants to work on the contract for supply and installation of civil works, substation and transmission interconnection for the National Solar Park Project

Mantle joins Haynes and Boone in London

Finance lawyer Myles Mantle has joined Haynes and Boone as a partner in the firm's London energy practice group

UKEF supports bridges contract in Sri Lanka

UK Export Finance (UKEF) has announced a guarantee of £49 million in support of UK-based engineering company Cleveland Bridge’s contract to build 250 bridges in Sri Lanka

TriLinc signs TF loans for LatAm

TriLinc Global Impact Fund (TGIF) has signed on $18 million in new trade finance and term loan transactions in Brazil, Peru and Chile

EY mandated by Etihad Credit Insurance

The UAE’s export credit agency Etihad Credit Insurance (ECI) has awarded an advisory contract to EY as part of its strategy to support the country’s diversification away from oil dependence