Monday, 21 May 2018

Hornsdale wind farm and battery

Queensland approves ReHub

The Queensland government has given the go-ahead to Neoen to develop the A$300m (US$225m) Kaban Green Power Hub near Cairns. The project involves a 160MW wind farm and a battery storage facility of around 100MW. Neoen will now look at funding for the project. Neoen has a number of ReHubs including the Bulgana project in Victoria.


Argentina’s test

PFI Issue 625 - May 16, 2018

Argentina’s fresh economic woes are cause for concern for infrastructure investors. Structures in place may insulate them from the macro carnage. By Nic Stone.


Australian market pushes past targets

PFI Issue 625 - May 16, 2018

The Australian renewables market targets have been met. But the market still continues to thrive. By John Arbouw


Stakes are high for Turkish lira crash

PFI Issue 625 - May 16, 2018

Turkey needs a lot more infrastructure debt. A currency crisis threatens investor confidence and PPP payments. By Colin Leopold



Achieving higher education optimal balance sheets

PFI Issue 625 - May 16, 2018

The US higher education industry is increasingly turning to public-private partnerships (P3s) to develop student housing. By Geoff Eisenacher, vice president of Partnership Development, Corvias.

REUTERS/Benoit Tessier - A view shows a vineyard during the traditional Champagne wine harvest in Ay, France

Grand Est broadband – Harder, better, faster

PFI Issue 625 - May 16, 2018

The Grand Est broadband project is France’s largest high-speed internet network to be project-financed to-date. The project built upon the experience of previous broadband concessions to tackle demand risk on a larger scale. By Laurent Chabot, co-head infrastructure finance France, Société Générale CIB.

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 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 Comment


Pure financial risk

A strengthening dollar has once again hit the emerging markets. Currency risk, once again, has reared its head in its purest form – that is currencies can go up and down, sometimes sharply.

Project Finance MLA 2018 Q1

# Arranger (US$m)
1 MUFG 2,311.0
2 CDB 2,000.0
3 SMBC 1,785.0
4 ING 1,586.2
5 Societe Generale 1,389.9
6 Credit Agricole 1,213.9
7 Mizuho 1,099.2
8 SBI Capital 1,038.0
9 ANZ 813.7
10 KfW IPEX 758.6

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