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FC deadlines for two CPEC projects extended to next year

Pakistan’s Ministry of Energy has extended the financial close deadlines of two China-Pakistan Economic Corridor projects – the $1.66 billion Matiari-Lahore transmission line and $542 million Gwadar coal-fired power plant

BNDES provides debt to State Grid's transmission line

State Grid Brazil’s SPV Canarana Transmissora de Energia has closed financing to build a transmission line and two substations with a total investment of R311.6 million ($84 million)

IFC and EBRD review Lekela’s Egyptian wind

The board of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is set to review in January (2019) a senior loan of $81 million for a 250MW wind farm being developed by Lekela Power in Egypt

EIB supports Portuguese floating wind farm

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing a €60 million ($69 million) loan to Portugal’s Windplus for its floating offshore wind farm

JBIC signs on Java 1 gas-fired

Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) has signed off on its $604 million portion for the loan package on the 2x800MW Java 1 gas-fired combined-cycle power and floating storage project

IDB and BNDES fund to come online in H2 2019

The Infrastructure Credit Fund, a partnership between IDB Invest and Brazilian development bank BNDES, will be operational by H2 2019

KfW-backed GRMF announce winners in AR 5

KfW-backed Geothermal Risk Mitigation Facility for Eastern Africa has selected seven projects to receive up to $28 million in grants under Application Round 5 of its early-stage geothermal energy finance programme

CAF to lend on urban infra in Brazil

Latin American Development Bank will provide an $80 million loan to the Brazilian city of Caucaia, in the state of Ceará, to fund the improvement of infrastructure in urban areas

Rwanda launches wastewater tender

Rwanda’s Water and Sanitation Corporation has invited firms to participate in the prequalification stage for a design-build contract for the €96 million Kigali Centralized Sewerage System

Uzbekistan invites tenders on ADB-backed road reconstruction

Uzbekistan this week invited interested bidders to submit offers for two ADB-backed road reconstruction packages totalling 77km in the country's south eastern region of Kashkadarya

AfDB to invest in Nigerian infra debt fund

African Development Bank has approved a Nigerian naira-denominated investment equivalent to $10 million in the Chapel Hill Denham Nigeria Infrastructure Debt Fund to support power and energy infrastructure development in the country

EIB, EBRD and EU support for Nile Delta sanitation project

The European Investment Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and European Union have signed a total of $471.2 million in financing with the government of Egypt for the Kitchener Drain depollution project

EKF funds Argentina's El Lano phase 3

Denmark’s export credit agency EKF has provided a $56 million credit facility to Argentinian aluminium producer Aluar Aluminio Argentino to finance the third phase of its 60MW El Lano wind project located across Chubut Province in Pantagonian Argentina

BADEA to lend on Burkina Faso road

The Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa has approved a $20 million loan to the Burkinabe Ministry of Infrastructure for the $71 million Tougan-Ouahigouya road upgrade project in Burkina Faso

EBRD funds infra upgrades in Uzbekistan

EBRD today announced that it has signed its first infrastructure projects in Uzbekistan in nearly 10 years, committing €333 million in loans to six projects in the capital city of Tashkent and three regions

WB launches revolving fund for Gaza solar projects

The World Bank has launched the $2 billion revolving fund with the Palestinian Energy Authority for the development of solar projects in Gaza