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Thursday, 16 August 2018

Hydro PPP signed

PFI Issue 630 - July 25, 2018

The Arequipa regional government has signed a public-private partnership agreement with the country’s largest power distributor Luz del Sur for the development of the combined 426MW Lluta and Lluclla hydro projects.

Tender out for Titicaca PPP

PFI Issue 630 - July 25, 2018

Peruvian private investment promotion agency ProInversion has launched the tender for the Cuenca del Lago Titicaca waste-water treatment public-private partnership project after three groups expressed interest.

Total Eren lands maiden financing

PFI Issue 630 - July 25, 2018

Total Eren has closed its maiden financing in Brazil backing the 25MW BJL 11 Solar project in Bom Jesus da Lapa, Bahia, it said in a statement.

Inca One buys processing plant

PFI Issue 630 - July 25, 2018

Inca One Gold Corp has agreed to acquire 100% ownership of Anthem United from Equinox Gold Corp for cash and shares totalling approximately C$16.3m (US$12.3m).

CAF into Belgrano rail

PFI Issue 630 - July 25, 2018

Andean development bank CAF has approved a US$150m loan backing works on the Belgrano Sur railway in Buenos Aires.

Tender terms for transmission PPP out

PFI Issue 630 - July 25, 2018

The Government of Argentina has released the tender terms for the country’s maiden high-voltage transmission line public-private partnership. The works are expected to require around US$500m, according to sources.

Austerity claims dam

PFI Issue 630 - July 25, 2018

The Government of Argentina has postponed plans to build the US$2.2bn, 600MW Chihuido hydro project and dam in Neuquen as austerity measures take hold.

Faro issues Green bonds for solar

PFI Issue 630 - July 25, 2018

Faro Energy has issued the first certified Green bonds in Brazil backing distributed solar power projects across the country.

CCR readies highway bonds

PFI Issue 630 - July 25, 2018

Local infrastructure player CCR is looking to issue bonds totalling R$1.6bn (US$413.9m) backing three of its highway operating subsidiaries. The deals were approved at a board meeting of the company on June 28.

EnfraGen lands capital injection

PFI Issue 630 - July 25, 2018

Glenfarne Group has secured up to US$700m in capital for its subsidiary EnfraGen to fund new investments in Latin America.

Guayaquil Airport concession updated

PFI Issue 630 - July 25, 2018

Corporación América Airports (CAAP) through its 50% owned subsidiary Terminal Aeroportuaria de Guayaquil (TAGSA) has amended its concession agreement that will see it invest a further US$32m at the airport in Guayaquil.

Total Eren taps Senvion for wind

PFI Issue 630 - July 25, 2018

Total Eren has tapped Senvion to deliver the engineering, procurement and construction for the 50.4MW Malaspina wind farm. The project will feature 14 Senvion 3.6M114 turbines.

Antofagasta sells transmission subsidiary

PFI Issue 630 - July 25, 2018

Chilean miner Antofagasta has sold its electricity transmission business Centinela Transmisión for US$117.2m to Red Eléctrica Chile.

RenovAr contracts signed with PF coming

PFI Issue 630 - July 25, 2018

A group of four companies have signed their contracts stemming from the RenovAr Round 2 renewable energy solicitations.

Govt eyes PPPs for water and waste

PFI Issue 630 - July 25, 2018

The Argentine government is looking to tap public-private partnerships to finance a series of 277 waste and water projects.

Two compete for railway PPP

PFI Issue 630 - July 25, 2018

Uruguay’s Ministry of Transport & Public Works (MTOP) said there were only two compliant offers for the Ferrocarril Central railway public-private partnership project.

Bold move by wind player

PFI Issue 630 - July 25, 2018

One of Brazil’s largest IPPs, Casa dos Ventos, will hold an auction on August 10 to sell power as part of the country’s private energy market or Ambiente de Contratação Livre (ACL).

Offers come for Renova assets

PFI Issue 630 - July 25, 2018

Renova Energia is assessing bids from a range of companies for the under-development Alto Sertao III wind facility in Bahia, according to a securities filing.