Monday, 06 July 2015
The government of Djibouti has signed an MoU for the country’s first wind farm with Shanghai Electric, to be built in two 30MW phases in the north of the country. Djibouti is seeking to become the first country in Africa to generate its entire energy requirement through renewable sources within the next decade.
It is time for P3s in New York. By Fernando Rodriguez Marin, partner, and Nicolai Sarad, global co-head of the energy, infrastructure and projects group, at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman in New York.
Many of the original PPAs for South-East Asia’s first generation of IPPs have or will expire in the next few years. Some plants have been retired, while others have negotiated PPAs for extended terms. By Laurie Pearson, Of Counsel, Norton Rose Fulbright, Singapore.
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?
Plans to develop gas reserves in the Mediterranean are either on the cusp of being finalised or are years in the distance. The demand is there, but unfortunately much of it is in a B–/B3/B rated country, Egypt. Nevertheless why look beyond the Med for gas if you are in Europe?
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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.