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Sunday, 30 April 2017

Ajarin Pattanapanchai, deputy secretary general of the Thailand Board of Investment, speaks during an interview in New York, 2014

Gulf Energy perks up Thai market

PFI Issue 599 - April 20, 2017

Thailand’s Board of Investment has approved incentives for the massive Gulf IPP. Gulf is now in full preparation mode, perking up the quiet power sector, almost four years since the 2013 win. By Minerva Lau. 

RFP for Pengerang terminal due soon

PFI Issue 599 - April 20, 2017

The request for proposals (RFP) for the financing of the estimated US$2.18bn Pengerang integrated deep-water terminal of Dialog Group, Vopak and Petroliam Nasional (Petronas) is expected to be issued by the end of April.

Govt to appoint toll road operator

PFI Issue 599 - April 20, 2017

The Indonesian government is preparing to appoint state construction firm Hutama Karya as the operator of a toll road to Tanjung Priok, North Jakarta.

Riau IPP PPA signed

PFI Issue 599 - April 20, 2017

Indonesia’s Medco Power and Thailand’s Ratchaburi Electricity have signed the 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) for the natural gas-fired combined cycle power plant in the Riau province on Sumatra Island.

Keppel Infra to build gasification facility

PFI Issue 599 - April 20, 2017

Keppel Infrastructure Holdings has been selected by the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) to develop, own and operate a state-of-the-art gasification facility on Jurong Island.

New structure for North-South rail

PFI Issue 599 - April 20, 2017

Changes have been made to the structure of the North-South Railway Project (NSRP). From being a totally PPP project, it will now be funded largely by soft loans from China and Japan.

SPCC secures solar financing

PFI Issue 599 - April 20, 2017

Solar Philippines Calatagan Corporation (SPCC) has raised a 12-year Ps3.4bn (US$96m) loan facility for the development of a solar farm in Calatagan, Batangas.

Carey Island port developments to go ahead

PFI Issue 599 - April 20, 2017

MMC Port Holding, Sime Darby Property and Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ), have signed a memorandum of understanding for a feasibility study on developing an integrated maritime city on Carey Island, Selangor.

Sidrap wind achieves financial close

PFI Issue 599 - April 20, 2017

UPC Renewables and partner AC Energy Holdings of the Ayalag Group in the Philippines have recently achieved financial closing on the development and financing of the US$150m Sidrap wind farm project in Indonesia.

Cirebon Energy finally signs loan

PFI Issue 599 - April 20, 2017

Developers of Cirebon Energy Prasarana (CEP), namely Marubeni Corp (35%), Indika Energy (25%), Samtan Co (20%), Korea Midland Power Co (10%) and Jera (10%), signed on April 18 the debt facility for the 1,000MW expansion of Cirebon power plant.

PLN plans renewable tender in May

PFI Issue 599 - April 20, 2017

State-owned electricity firm PLN is planning to hold a tender for renewable energy power plants in May to meet the government’s goal of having renewable sources supply 23% of the national energy mix.

PLN releases latest plan

PFI Issue 599 - April 20, 2017

PLN has issued its latest power procurement business plan for 2017–2026, which was recently approved by the Ministry of Energy & Mineral Resources (MEMR).

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