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DFC takes action on Ecuador

Adam Boehler, the US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) chief executive, has joined officials from the Republic of Ecuador – including President Lenin Moreno and Finance and Economy Minister Mauricio Pozo Crespo – to sign a framework agreement to refinance debt and support private sector investment in the country

EIB invests in Czech transmission

The European Investment Bank is to invest Kc5 billion in state-owned Czech transmission system operator ČEPS

FMO and Energy Access Ventures sign loan for Chad solar

Dutch development bank FMO and French private equity firm Energy Access Ventures have co-signed a €2 million loan for Chadian power developer ZIZ Energie’s 2.5MW solar PV and 5MWh energy storage project

EIB signs loan for Jordanian water sector

The EIB has signed a €218.5 million loan for Jordan’s Ministry of Water and Irrigation to support its €350 million water sector overhaul project

DFC seeks direct equity requests

The US International Development Finance Corporation’s (DFC) Office of Equity Investments (OEI) today announced the launch of Direct Equity Request to Applications

MDB approves India solar loan

A multilateral development bank (MDB) has approved a non-sovereign loan to the special purpose vehicle of a nearly $152 million solar energy project as part of a 750MW solar park in southern India

ADB approves $600m for Indonesia PLN

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $600 million loan to Indonesia state-owned electricity distributor Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) to expand energy access in eastern Indonesia

UPDATE: World's largest wind farm reaches FC

The first 2 stages of the 3.6GW Dogger Bank wind farm off the coast of Yorkshire reached financial close on Thursday (26 November), securing £5.5 billion ($7.3bn) in financing.

BNDES backs 6 Brazil wind farms

BNDES has approved financing for 6 wind farms at Jerusalem Wind Complex as well as associated transmission systems in the municipalities of Lajes, Pedro Avelino and Pedra Preta, in Rio Grande do Norte

NIB supports Iceland energy

The NIB has signed a 15-year loan with Icelandic utility Orkuveita Reykjavikur to finance an investment programme to improve geothermal power production and electricity distribution networks across the country

AfDB to lend on Malagarasi hydro

The AfDB has approved a $120 million loan for the government of Tanzania’s development of the $144.14 million, 50MW Malagarasi hydropower project in the Kigoma Region

Ethiopia issues RFP for telecom licences

The ECA has issued the RFP documents for two telecommunication licences – in line with the government of Ethiopia’s plan to liberalize the telecom sector

Mozambique accepts bids for Dondo solar PV

Mozambique’s AREN has announced that 12 out of 135 bids from local and international developers have been shortlisted for the 40MW Dondo solar project in the Sofala Province

Indonesia delays the launch of satellite PPP

Indonesia's government is planning to delay the launch of the country’s multifunction satellite PPP, Satria Satellite, from March 2023 to the fourth quarter of 2023

World's largest £5.5bn wind farm reaches FC

The first 2 stages of the 3.6GW Dodger Bank wind farm off the east coast of Yorkshire have today reached financial close, securing £5.5 billion in financing

Nigeria’s REA invites bids for solar energy education project

Nigeria’s Rural Electrification Agency has invited bids for the development of 38MW of solar hybrid power systems at seven universities and teaching hospitals across the West African state

India healthcare PPP enters pre-development

A central India state has issued an RFP to possible advisers to assist a healthcare PPP portfolio to reach commercial close