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EBRD considers Moroccan energy loan

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is considering a $23.3 million loan to Banque Marocaine du Commerce et de l’Industrie for the purpose of supporting energy projects in Morocco

Afreximbank signs loan facility with China

The African Export-Import Bank has signed a $500 million facility agreement with China Development Bank to increase lending on African energy and infrastructure projects

JBIC invests in Texas HSR

The Japan Bank for International Cooperation has signed an agreement to invest $300 million for the development of a high-speed railway project connecting Dallas and Houston

UPDATE: Bpifrance in talks for financing Havana Airports PPP

Groupe ADP, TAV Airports and Bouygues Batîment International are in discussions with French export credit agency Bpifrance to potentially finance the Havana Airport and San Antonio Airport PPP in Cuba

Bid deadline extended for HCMC MRT 2

The deadline to bid for two lots of contracts to build Ho Chi Minh City’s KfW-backed second mass rapid transit line has been extended to 30 November

IDB supports Honduras transmission programme

The Inter-American Development Bank has approved a $150 million loan to support the national electric energy transmission programme in Honduras

Another six companies selected for Brazil pre-salt auction

Brazil's National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels has approved a further six companies to participate in the country's next oil and gas auction, taking the total number of bidders to 12

B.Grimm signs solar PPA in Vietnam

Thai firm B.Grimm Power has signed a PPA with Vietnamese utility EVN for the 420MW Dau Tieng solar farm in Tay Ninh, in south west Vietnam

ADFD approves loan for Sharjah waste-to-energy

Foreign aid agency the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development has approved a $33 million concessionary loan to Emirates Waste to Energy Company for the development of the waste-to-energy facility in Sharjah, UAE

Uganda invites bids for two transmission contracts

Uganda’s Rural Electrification Agency has invited international firms to bid on two procurement contracts for the Uganda Rural Electricity Access Project

Chinese banks commit as Nigerian gas pipeline nears FC

The China National Petroleum Corporation has agreed a deal with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation to arrange $2.38 billion in financing for the Ajaokuta–Kaduna–Kano gas pipeline project

RFP launched for round 1 of GET FiT Zambia

The GET FiT Zambia secretariat, on behalf of the Zambian Ministry of Energy, has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for the first round of KfW's GET FiT programme

ADB launches trade finance scorecard

The Asian Development Bank has launched a new tool to help banks determine that SMEs are abiding by anti-terrorism and money-laundering legislation and regulations

Clarke Energy to supply gas engines for Algerian mosque

UK-based Clarke Energy has been awarded a supply and maintenance contract to provide four gas engines to the the Great Mosque of Algiers – Djamaâ el Djazaïr mosque – under construction in Algiers, Algeria

KNPC awards Sinopec refinery contract

Kuwait National Petroleum Company has awarded China’s Sinopec an engineering, procurement and construction contract for work at its Mina Al Ahmadi refinery

UK pledges funds for South African battery storage

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has announced that her government will invest $73 million in battery storage technologies in South Africa