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Monday, 30 May 2016

Chicago Union station

RFQ out for Chicago station

Amtrak has issued a request for qualification (RFQ) for a master developer of Chicago Union Station. The company is looking for firms with experience in public-private partnerships and the RFQ follows a call for expressions of interest, issued in October 2015. Amtrak said the response has been strong. Qualifications are due July 1.

USA

PTC guidance extends wind momentum

PFI Issue 577 - May 18, 2016

New guidance on continuity safe harbour has spelt more good news for renewables. The market is already having an unprecedented year. By Alison Healey.

Softbank

Softbank leads foreign solar

PFI Issue 577 - May 18, 2016

Softbank, a leading Japanese telecoms giant, is moving into renewables. It is leading a return of Japanese and other foreign investors into India. By Minerva Lau.

Europe

PPP refinancings hit

PFI Issue 577 - May 18, 2016

The PPP refinancing market has received a quiet if fundamental jolt. Rules governing PPP accounting treatment have moved against refinancing deals. By Rod Morrison.

Features

Global trends in utility-scale solar power

Global trends in utility-scale solar power

PFI Issue 577 - May 18, 2016

There is a bright future for utility-scale solar power. Thanks to the remarkable cost reductions in recent years, solar power is becoming competitive on an unsubsidised basis in more and more countries. By Johannes Kretschmann, Jose Luis Becerra Cruz and Christian Scholz, project managers in the solar power project department in Stuttgart at global engineering and consulting firm, Fichtner.

Mexico

Alternative financing of LatAm projects

PFI Issue 577 - May 18, 2016

As commodity prices in the oil and gas sector continue to drop, industry participants face new and complex challenges in the search for capital. By Sergio J Galvis and Inosi M Nyatta, partners at Sullivan & Cromwell.

PFI Global Energy Report 2016

PFI Global Energy Report 2016

PFI Global Energy Report 2016

COP21 in Paris late last year saw nearly 200 nations setting about their green ambitions including their plans to develop renewable energy projects. The summit has given an added impetus to the push for renewable energy.

PFi Yearbook 2016 Cover image

PFI Yearbook 2016

PFI Yearbook 2016

Welcome to the 2016 Thomson Reuters Project Finance International (PFI) Yearbook. The Yearbook is our annual publication in which we look at the events of 2015, through case studies and the PFI Awards, and look forward into 2016 with articles in the Global section of the book.

PFI Comment

Offshore

Offshore wind in a spin

The global offshore wind sector has bright prospects, perhaps the brightest for some time. At the same time, its inherent weakness is still able to hold it back unless the weakness is challenged head-on.

Project Finance MLA Q1 2016

# Arranger (US$m)
1 MUFG 4,414.2
2 SMBC 3,580.6
3 Mizuho 2,226.0
4 Credit Agricole 2,145.1
5 ING 1,355.1
6 BNP Paribas 1,250.7
7 ICBC 1,248.7
8 Santander 1,208.1
9 Societe Generale 1,192.3
10 CBA 1,153,8

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