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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

Haryana rail project secures $128m

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank has approved a $128 million funding for a railway project in northern India

AIIB approves $110m for 584MW Bangladesh CCGT

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank has approved $110 million for a 584MW greenfield gas-fired combined-cycle gas turbine plant in Bangladesh

Nepal reveals bidder for transmission system

Nepal Electricity Authority has announced the selected bidder to upgrade and expand a brownfield and distribution system in the Inner Terai of midwestern Nepal

Brazilian sanitation company privatised

A consortium comprised of firms Aegea, Perfin and Kinea has won the privatisation auction of Brazilian sanitation company CORSAN after its bid of R$4.2 billion was accepted on Tuesday

ADB approves grant for Micronesian renewables

Asian Development Bank has approved a $5 million grant to help fund the preparation of ADB-supported clean energy projects in the Federated States of Micronesia

BNDES backs Copacol solar farm

Brazilian development bank BNDES has granted local agro-industrial cooperative Copacol a R$28.3 million ($5.3m) loan to invest in PV solar panels for the company’s facilities in Paraná state

Dutch development bank to finance SMEs in Ecuador

The Dutch Entrepreneurial Development Bank will grant Ecuadorian bank Banco Pichincha a $116 million syndicated facility to finance green projects and women-owned SMEs, it announced on Tuesday

IREDA, SJVN ink on 1GW solar

Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency has signed a loan agreement worth Rs44.44 billion with SJVN Green Energy to develop a 1GW solar power project in northern India

OeEB invests $8.5m in SUSI Asia fund

Swiss fund manager SUSI Partners has received an $8.5 million investment from Austrian development bank Oesterreichische Entwicklungsbank for the Asia Energy Transition Fund

ACEN, BIM sign debt for Vietnam onshore wind

The consortium of Filipino power producer ACEN and Vietnam-based BIM Group has signed a debt package to support the operation of a $155 million wind farm in south-central Vietnam

ADB, NephroPlus ink $8m for Uzbekistan healthcare

Asian Development Bank has signed a financing package of up to $8.39 million with Nephrocare Health Services Central Asia to establish 4 dialysis centres in Uzbekistan

EIB issues €200m to Jordan water project

The European Investment Bank will provide a €200 million loan to the Government of Jordan’s Aqaba Amman Water Desalination and Conveyance Project

Kexim signs $1.2bn for Pertamina's refinery expansion

Indonesia’s state-owned oil and gas company Pertamina has secured a $1.19 billion loan from the Export-Import Bank of Korea (Kexim) to expand an existing refinery in eastern Borneo Island

UKIB adds to social infra lending mandate

The UK Infrastructure Bank has today inked a partnership with the UK department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to promote the roll-out of sustainable heating systems across England

Lithuania to invest in major port complex

Klaipėda State Seaport Authority, Lithuania, has secured a €210 million package for the development of Klaipėda seaport, the country’s main connecting port.

Indian renewables receives $200m boost

The World Bank, the Solar Energy Corporation of India and the government of India yesterday signed agreements valued at $200 million to support the development of renewable energy projects