Australia needs water right now. Plans are in hand to expand capacity at the country’s desalination plants. By John Arbouw.
The TESA Education consortium, led by equity investors Tetris Capital and DIF Capital Partners, has achieved financial close on the A$150m (US$72m) second schools PPP in South Australia.
Mayur Resources, which is proposing to build a cement and lime project, has received letters of intent from several lenders to provide debt finance for its US$350m scheme.
International renewable energy company CleanSight and its JV partner Siemens Financial Services are planning to build a 1,200MW wind farm in south-east Queensland.
Clean Energy Finance Corporation has committed A$50m (US$34m) in debt finance to Infradebt to pursue small-scale renewable projects.
Brookfield, which owns the A$2bn (US$1.3bn) plus Dalrymple coal, terminal, will run a dual process for the sale of the terminal.
The horrific bushfires across Australia over the past few months have had a limited impact on the country’s electricity networks, according to an analysis published last week by Moody’s.
The A$510.8m (US$353m) 29MW East Rockingham Resource Recovery Facility near Perth, Western Australia, has reached financial close with UK-based John Laing joining as an A$51.5m equity investor alongside Spanish group Acciona.
UK-based John Laing is reported to have hired Macquarie Capital to sell its renewable assets in Australia.
West Australian-owned power utility Horizon Power has awarded a 20-year power purchase agreement to Contract Power Australia for the supply of power from a proposed hybrid solar, battery storage, wind, and gas-fired generation to the city of Esperance.