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Wednesday, 20 June 2018

Developers pen LC for solar projects

PFI Issue 627 - June 13, 2018

The developer group of Kroma Energia, Scatec Solar and Statoil have signed a R$477m (US$124.8m) letter of credit with a group of five banks backing construction of three solar projects in the north-east of Brazil known as the Apodi cluster.

Mainstream readies mega wind farm

PFI Issue 627 - June 13, 2018

Mainstream Renewable Power has submitted plans to Chile’s Sistema de Evaluación de Impacto Ambiental (SEIA) for a 310.5MW wind farm in the Bio Bio region.

YPF unveils power unit and PF plans

PFI Issue 627 - June 13, 2018

State oil company YPF has launched a new power subsidiary called YPF Luz and expects to invest US$3bn in the affiliate in the coming five years.

MoU signed for PV and desalination project

PFI Issue 627 - June 13, 2018

Chile’s Trends Industrial and Saudi company Almar Water Solutions have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop a desalination plant powered by a solar photovoltaic project in the Atacama region known as Enapac.

Genneia lands wind financing

PFI Issue 627 - June 13, 2018

Local IPP Genneia has secured a US$141.6m debt financing backing the 101.4MW Pomona wind project in Rio Negro province.

Eletrobras and EDF pen MoU

PFI Issue 627 - June 13, 2018

Brazil’s state power company Eletrobras and France’s Electricite de France (EDF) have signed a memorandum of understanding to explore cooperation on nuclear energy, according to the Brazilian group.

Paradise Park PV reaches FC

PFI Issue 627 - June 13, 2018

Majority owner Neoen alongside Rekamniar Frontier Ventures and MPC Caribbean Clean Energy Fund have reached financial close on a project financing backing the 51MW Paradise Park PV project.

Three bids for railway PPP

PFI Issue 627 - June 13, 2018

The Ministry of Transport & Public Works (MTOP) has opened three offers for the Ferrocarril Central railway public-private partnership.

Ministries to prioritise airport and irrigation works

PFI Issue 627 - June 13, 2018

The Ministry of Transport & Communications (MTC) and the Ministry of Economy & Finance (MEF) have been charged with prioritising the execution of upgrades at the Carlos Martínez de Pinillos airport in Trujillo.

Grupo Romero wins port PPP mandate

PFI Issue 627 - June 13, 2018

Grupo Romero affiliate Consorcio Transportadora Salaverry (CTS) has won the tender to finance, modernise and develop a multi-purpose port as a public-private partnership in Salaverry.

Karoon seeks O&G debt

PFI Issue 627 - June 13, 2018

Australian independent Karoon Gas Australia is said to be looking at an acquisition in Brazil and lining up US$1bn of debt in a deal being led by Australian banks.