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Advisory REOI for Jamaica roads P3

The IFC has issued REOIs seeking multiple advisers to help with implementing 3 brownfield road segments via a P3 in Jamaica

Dutch bank FMO appoints new CRO

Dutch development bank FMO has appointed Franca Vossen as its new chief risk officer

Temasek, HSBC form Pentagreen Capital

Singapore-based Temasek and HSBC have established Pentagreen Capital, a debt financing company for sustainable infrastructure projects with an initial focus in Southeast Asia, the parties said today

Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan ink roadmap on green energy

The governments of Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan have signed an agreement to jointly cooperate on the expansion of the energy sector in both market

Sojitz and Helios sign African infra MoU

Japanese company Sojitz Corporation and Africa-focused Helios Investment Partners have signed an MoU to collaborate on investment opportunities on energy and infra projects across Sub-Saharan Africa

Indonesia seeks French for Jakarta LRT phase 2

The government plans to tap 2 French companies to be the consultant for the second phase of a light rail train project in Jakarta

Eksfin signs guarantees for Kenhardt solar PV

Norway’s Eksfin has signed up to NOK1.2 billion in guarantees for Scatec’s R16.4 billion ($962m), 150MW Kenhardt solar plus storage scheme in South Africa

KfW backs Uzbek health system reform

KfW – on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development – has approved a €61.8 million loan to Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Health for the implementation of 2 projects in the healthcare sector

IREDA, Bank of India pen on renewables

Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency – under the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy – has signed an agreement with the Bank of India for co-lending, co-origination, and loan syndication for renewable energy projects within India.

NextEnergy renewables fund holds first close

NextEnergy Capital has held the first close for NextPower UK ESG at £327 million – over 65% of its target of £500 million

Japan returns to nuclear energy

Japan’s government has announced plans to restart nuclear power plants in a policy shift a decade after the country turned away from nuclear power following the Fukushima disaster

Avaada Group, Rajasthan ink green ammonia MoU

Indian renewable energy developer Avaada Group has signed an MoU with the Department of Industries and Commerce under the government of Rajasthan to set up a green ammonia facility in northern India

MPIC-led consortium set to win Sangley Airport PPP

The consortium comprising 6 companies led by Filipino conglomerate Metro Pacific Investments is poised to bag the $4.3 Sangley Point International Airport PPP phase 1

Eneva closes TermoFortaleza acquisition

Brazilian power generator Eneva has completed its acquisition of a 327MW gas-fired CCGT power plant, dubbed TermoFortaleza

EXCLUSIVE Bhola II expansion – details revealed

State-owned Bangladesh Power Development Board is in talks to expand a 220MW gas-fired combined cycle power plant in south-central Bangladesh

Bhutan tenders first solar PV

The Bhutan government has launched a tender to develop a solar power project with a capacity of 17.38MW in the central region

Norfund, KLP invest in 420MW Indian solar

Norwegian Climate Investment Fund, managed by Norfund, and Norwegian pension fund Kommunal Landspensjonskasse have entered into an agreement to acquire a 49% stake in a solar power project in northern India.

EXCLUSIVE IFC mulls support for WIOCC’s data centre entry

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is considering an investment of up to $30 million to support the West Indian Ocean Cable Company’s (WIOCC) entry into the data centre sector for the Africa market