Saturday, 20 October 2018

Solar farm

Scatec Solar expands in Ukraine

Scatec Solar has secured two projects in Ukraine with a combined capacity of 121MW. Estimated to carry a total capex of €137m, the projects are expected to be grid connected by the end of 2019. They will be beneficiaries of Ukraine’s 10-year feed-in tariff (FiT) scheme. Scatec has said it will seek equity partners to help bring the projects over the line. The company said it was pursuing 220MW of additional capacity in the country.

Offshore Wind

Offshore rushes for tax equity

PFI Issue 635, October 17, 2018

The US tax equity market capacity is in focus on the country’s first offshore wind financings. The availability of the investment tax credit brings urgency and partnering potential. By Alison Healey.

Australian renewables

Risks grow on Oz renewables

PFI Issue 635, October 17, 2018

Risks are starting to emerge in the Australian renewables market. Falling spot prices and grid capacity are two of them. By John Arbouw.

Hospital hits

Serious hospital hits

PFI Issue 635, October 17, 2018

Lender losses at the two Carillion UK hospital schemes have been painful. The events are the exception to the PPP rule. By Rod Morrison.


Offshore Asia

North Asia gets hooked on offshore wind

PFI Issue 635, October 17, 2018

Offshore wind energy is new in Asia and Taiwan has started the first flurry of offshore wind projects. Soon, Japan and South Korea will follow but the pace of development in each jurisdiction is different. By Minerva Lau.

LNG terminal

LNG – Heading for consolidation

PFI Issue 635, October 17, 2018

In this article we assess the drivers, lessons learnt from precedent deals, and possible future trends that could shape the next wave of LNG industry change. By Anthony Patten, partner and head of oil & gas, Anthony Lepere, counsel, and Tom Field, energy industry business development manager, Shearman & Sterling.

2017 PFI Awards Winners

2018 PFI Yearbook

PFI Yearbook 2018

Welcome to the 2018 Thomson Reuters Project Finance International (PFI) Yearbook. The Yearbook is our annual publication in which we look at the events of 2017, through case studies and the PFI Awards, and look forward into 2018 with interviews and articles in the Global section of the book.

PFI Global Infrastructure Report 2018 Cover

PFI Global Infrastructure Report 2018

PFI Global Infrastructure Report 2018

The global infrastructure market is moving into new territories - both geographically and sector wise. PFI’s Global Infrastructure Report 2018 takes look at the new kids on the block and in addition, some of the legacies from the old era. The Report carries case studies on deals as diverse as German fibre optic, the Canakkale Bridge and the Los Angeles people mover scheme. In addition it carries in depth pieces on the construction woes which befell Carillion and the Canadian super hospitals.

PFI Global energy 2018 Cover

PFI Global Energy Report 2018

PFI Global Energy Report 2018

Developments in the LNG market and the spread of increasingly cheap renewable technology are dominating the global energy market. PFI’s Global Energy Report 2018 examines the driving forces behind these and other trends through case studies of landmark deals and articles on important market shifts. The report looks at new technology such as energy storage and new funding options for renewables.

PFI Legal Survey 2018

Refinitiv Project Finance International (PFI) is pleased to launch its survey of law firms in the project and infrastructure finance sector for the seventeenth year running.

The PFI Legal Survey will be published in November. To take part, please complete the survey form contained in this pdf.

PFI Comment

Kenya wind farm

Securitisation to the rescue

Securitisation, the fancy financing technique that played its part in the global financial crisis in 2008, could be utilised to pump valuable funds into more challenging emerging markets. Certainly, the need is there; the numbers showing actual investment in these markets is disappointing.

Project Finance MLA 2018 Q3

# Arranger (US$m)
1 MUFG 10,524.1
2 SMBC 7,770.6
3 Societe Generale 5,715.4
4 Credit Agricole 5,682.5
5 Santander 5,401.2
6 ING 5.104.3
7 BNP Paribas 4,397.2
8 Mizuho 3,900.0
9 Natixis 3,555.8
10 Morgan Stanley 2,901.9

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