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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

Denmark mulls Indonesia biomass

The Danish government is eyeing funding for biomass power projects worth up to $135 million on Indonesia’s southeast islands in Nusa Tenggara

Taisei seeks to halt Sri Lankan airport expansion

Japan-based engineering group Taisei plans to enter negotiations to stop the expansion work at Bandaranaike International Airport in Sri Lanka.

Bhutan shortlists solar bidders

Hydropower-dependent Bhutan has shortlisted advisers to assist with the development of a solar power plant in the central region, jointly financed by Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Singapore launches first sovereign green bond

The Ministry of Finance has raised S$2.4 billion ($1.7 billion) from its inaugural sovereign green bond and seen a combined placement order book of more than S$5.3 billion, or 2.26x oversubscribed.

UKEF boosts the team

UK Export Finance (UKEF) has expanded its executive committee with 2 key appointments announced this week

Kyrgyzstan seeks small hydro advisory

Prospective consultancy firms have until tomorrow (17 August 2022) to express interest to assist in the development of small hydropower projects in Kyrgyzstan

Adani eyes $9.96bn Odisha mining investment

Adani Group intends to invest almost $10 billion in eastern India, the Ahmedabad-headquartered conglomerate said on 12 August 2022.

DFC releases loans for African digital infra

US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) has concluded the first disbursement of $83 million of its up-to $300 million loan to Africa Data Centres

Philippines seeks Korean ODA for transport

The Philippines government is in talks with Korea Eximbank to fund the country’s transportation and flood control projects, including feasibility study, detailed engineering design, and civil works

Engie lands IDB loan for Peruvian wind

Engie Energía Perú has secured financing from IDB Invest for a wind farm the French renewable company is developing in Peru.

KfW backs Bangladesh solar

Germany’s KfW Development Bank has approved an €80 million ($81.4 million) loan to Infrastructure Development Co (IDCOL) for Bangladesh’s renewable energy programme

Takahashi takes Japan lead role for MIGA

The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) – part of the World Bank Group – has appointed Susumu Takahashi to represent it as its new head for Japan

Colbún to build 370MW solar asset

Chilean energy company Colbún has submitted a 370MW solar project to Chile’s Environmental Evaluation Service

DFI-backed loan facility signed for solar business

US-based solar home systems provider d.light has signed with a consortium of lenders a $50 million loan facility to expand its off-grid solar business in Sub-Saharan Africa.

EIB, UniCredit support Austrian renewables

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and UniCredit Austria are to support investments in small and medium-size renewable energy projects in Austria through a €200 ($205m) million credit portfolio

SEC signs $3bn syndicate and ECA-covered loan

Saudi Electricity Company (SEC), has signed with a syndicate of 15 banks, a $3 billion debt facility and a $567.5 million ECA-covered facility with a further 2 lenders

Vietnam approves $50m north-south renovation

Vietnam’s government has approved D1.2 trillion ($51.3 million) worth of renovating and upgrading a railway section connecting the northcentral and the south

Pakistan approves 400MW green hydrogen

The Sindh government's Directorate of Alternative Energy has approved the development of a 400MW green hydrogen project.