PFI Yearbook 2021

Welcome to the 2021 Refinitiv Project Finance International (PFI) Yearbook. The yearbook is our annual publication in which we look at the events of 2020, through case studies and the PFI Awards, and look forward into 2021 with interviews and articles in the Global section of the book.

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Global Awards

Global Bank of the Year – SMBC

First mover issues for green hydrogen
Hydrogen and the Australian connection
2021 – The US offshore breakthrough
CPPAs – The present and the future
Energy Estate – Facilitating innovation
Hive Energy – Finding cheap hydrogen
What's next for Vietnam LNG
KEB Hana – Looking for green expansion
East West taps into project finance
OCBC’s sustainability challenge
Keeping Africa on an upward trajectory


Americas Awards

Americas Bank of the Year – MUFG

2020 – A switchback year for tax equity
Trends in PF for US energy storage
First utility-scale solar for Louisiana
Sweetwater closes land grant mine hybrid PF
PMGD – Financing solar DG in Chile


Asia-Pacific Awards

Asia-Pacific Bank of the Year – Societe Generale

Dialing up Asia’s green project bond market
Landmark SPP financing for B Grimm
Meghnaghat – A first for Bangladesh
Two-staged approach for Murra Warra wind
Rolling out Australia's largest VPP


Europe Awards

Europe Bank of the Year – Credit Agricole CIB

Middle East & Africa Awards
Asterix – Secrets about the magic potion
The snowball that led to an avalanche
BAKAD PPP gets to FC in the Covid-19 environment
Bokpoort CSP refinacing unlocked
NLNG 7 – A template for the future

Back Section

A funny ol' year

"It's a funny ol' game Saint," Jimmy Greaves would say during the popular Saint & Greavsie UK football pundit show in the 1980s. And it's been a funny old year. How has it been for you? One good thing was that BT Sport released a 90 minute documentary on the footballing maestro – something to watch and rewatch during the time spent at home – but obviously not during work hours, of course!