Sunday, 30 August 2015
Irish developer Galetech Energy has reached financial close on its 16MW Old Mill wind farm in County Monaghan. Rabobank is providing the debt and construction is due to start next month. GE is providing the turbines and NRS is the EPC contractor. Galetech expects to close its 23MW Carrickallen and 20MW Taghart wind farms in Cavan and its 11MW Moutain Waters wind farm in Monaghan later this year.
A historic mine with the potential for more than 600MW will diversify Zambia’s power mix away from hydro. It is one of the first plants in Africa using Sinosure to bring in Chinese banks. By Colin Leopold.
Meenakshi Energy Private Ltd is GDF Suez’s first power project acquisition in the Indian sub-continent. By Sameer Kumar Mishra, assistant vice-president, and Ms Kajal Kalanauria, manager, SBI Capital.
This article looks at the Egyptian feed-in tariff programme and using equity bridge loans for partly mitigating currency convertibility risk. By Kartikeya Singh and Vipul Goyal, associates, Synergy Consulting Infrastructure & Financial Advisory Services Inc.
As the confidence in the debt markets reaches new post global financial crisis highs and the investment community remains keen on finding new assets to finance, a key question in the report concerns deal flow. Where will the next deals come from?
It’s been a year since Narendra Modi – the leader of Bharatiya Janata Party, has been elected into power to head the Indian government. Last year, the PFI report looked at “Rebooting India”, offering ideas and proposals from the financial market and developers on how to ease the bottleneck and problems facing infrastructure development. Since then, the government has started to introduce more transparency in the implementation of pro-growth policies.
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Welcome to the 2015 Thomson Reuters Project Finance International (PFI) Yearbook. The Yearbook is our annual publication in which we look at the events of 2014, through case studies and the PFI Awards, and look forward into 2015 with articles in the Global section of the book. This year we have interviewed and profiled a host of leading sponsors from the Americas, Asia-Pacific and Europe Middle East & Africa (EMEA) to take the market temperature – to see how the clients are viewing market prospects.