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EIB lends on Telecom Egypt expansion

The EIB has signed a €150 million loan with Telecom Egypt to expand the latter’s 4G network.

Eneos to exit Myanmar gas

Japanese petroleum and metal company Eneos Holdings has become the latest company to join international partners in pulling out from a $700 million natural gas project in Myanmar

AIIB offers affordable pricing for infra

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank has set up a blended financing facility to provide affordable pricing to support less developed members with infrastructure projects

EXCLUSIVE Scatec progresses PF for Tunisian solar IPPs

Norwegian renewables developer Scatec is in advanced discussions with DFIs for the combined €95.4 million project financing of 2 solar independent power producers in Tunisia

World Bank approves Chad energy access grant

The World Bank has approved a $295 million grant for the Chad Energy Access Scale Up Project – an overarching initiative to improve the Central African state’s power sector

French town launches WtE DBFOM

French procuring authority Tribunal Administratif de Montpellier has launched a formal tender for the DBFOM of a waste-to-energy facility in the town of Lunel-Viel, southern France

Casale leads trio for Uzbek ammonia plant

Switzerland-based Casale has signed a cooperation agreement with Uzbekistan-based companies Ferkensco Management and Enter Engineering to support the construction of an ammonia-based fertiliser plant in Uzbekistan

Spain’s €7bn plan to boost transmission network

The Spanish government has approved the €6.96 billion 2021-2016 Electrical Plan to improve and further develop the electric transmission network, which was submitted by the Ministry of Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge

USDOT announces $2.9bn in infra funding

US Department of Transportation today announced $2.9 billion of funding available for major infrastructure projects of regional or national significance

BP, Marubeni target Japan's offshore wind

UK energy company BP has stepped into Japan’s offshore wind market by partnering with Japanese trading house Marubeni

Citi, Stenn collab for deep tier supplier financing

Citi is collaborating with SME funding platform Stenn as part of an expansion of its global trade payables finance product suit to include deep-tier supplier financing

Queensland to partially fund Chinchilla hydrogen plant

The Queensland state government has allocated A$28.8 million to the Kogan Renewable Hydrogen Demonstration Plant, progressing the project to the construction phase

Vietnam, Laos to build cross-border railway

Vietnamese real estate company FLC Group and Laos-based Petroleum Trading Lao have joined hands on a $5 billion 555km cross-border railway between Vietnam and Laos

ADB approves $300m for Pakistan’s sustainablity programme

Asian Development Bank has approved a $300 million loan to develop Pakistan’s capital markets, promote private investment in the country, and help mobilise domestic resources to finance sustainable growth

PLN taps AFD for 200MW Indonesia wind

Indonesia state-owned Perusahaan Listrik Negara last week signed a partnership agreement with Agence Française de Développement for a 200MW wind power project in West Java