DIF has announced that it has achieved financial close of a AUD668 million (US$476.1 million) greenfield waste-to-energy facility in Kwinana, near Perth, Australia, in consortium with Macquarie Capital and Phoenix Energy Australia. DIF has acquired a 60% shareholding in the project through two of its funds: DIF Infrastructure IV and DIF Infrastructure V.
FCC has secured GBP207.3 million (US$275.5 million) senior long term investment grade debt to refinance two energy from waste (EfW) assets in the United Kingdom: the Allington plant in Kent and Eastcroft facility in Nottingham.
The private investment arm of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC), has approved a US$200 million loan for the construction of a greenfield waste-to-energy plant in Mexico City.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed a loan equivalent of up with US$235 million to B.Grimm Power Public Company Limited, one of the largest power producers in Thailand, to develop and enhance renewable energy capacity in member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
An international consortium has announced its intention to develop a waste-to-energy project involving the construction of five waste-to-energy plants in Russia, four in the Moscow region and one in Kazan, the Republic of Tatarstan. The total cost of the project is estimated to be RUB150 billion (US$2.6 billion).
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed a US$100 million loan facility agreement with China Everbright International Limited (CEIL) to fund the development of a series of municipal waste-to-energy (WTE) plants in the Mekong Delta, in south-west Vietnam.
The Municipality of Dubai has awarded the build, operate and transfer (BOT) contract for a waste-to-energy plant, set to be the largest in the world, to a consortium comprising BESIX, Belgium's largest construction company, and Hitachi Zosen Inova, an experienced waste-to-energy developer based in Switzerland.
The European Commission's Cohesion Fund has granted funding for a combined heat and power (CHP) project in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, in the south-east of the country. The project is being developed by Lietuvos Energija, who expect the CHP plant to produce 87.6 MW of electricity and 227 MW of heat.
Veolia's plans to develop a new high efficiency Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) in Hertfordshire, in the south of the UK, have been approved by Hertfordshire County Council. It will generate up to 33.5 MW of electricity from 350,000 tonnes of potential residual waste (that cannot be reused, recycled or composted) produced in the county each year.
Foresight Group LLP has announced the completion of the acquisition of an operational portfolio of two large scale Anaerobic Digestion (AD) plants and seven composting assets for an undisclosed sum. The sites are located across East Anglia and the East Midlands regions of the UK.
Veolia has won the contract to operate the Reims Energy Recovery Plant. The waste treatment plant is located in Reims, in the north-east of France, 129km from Paris.
Cory Riverside Energy has revealed ambitious plans to build an integrated, low-carbon energy park at its site in Belvedere, south-east London.
China Everbright International Limited has signed a supplementary concession agreement with Rizhao Bureau of Housing and Urban-rural Development located in Shandong province, to invest in and construct Rizhao Waste-to-energy Project Phase II.
The European Commission (EC) has given a green light to the Vilnius combined heat and power (CHP) plant project
The European Commission (EC) has given the go-ahead to the Vilnius combined heat and power (CHP) plant project developed by the state-run energy holding Lietuvos Energija.
China Everbright International has announced that it has recently secured Qihe Waste-to-energy Project in Shandong Province.
EEW Energy from Waste has announced it has been awarded a contract to build and operate a thermal waste recovery plant by the publicly owned waste management company of the City of Gdansk, ZAKŁAD UTYLIZACYJNY Sp. z o.o. (ZUT).
Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) invested has invested €25 million (US$29 million) in subscribing to Lithuania’s first green bond issuance made by the country’s leading energy company Lietuvos Energija.
Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners’ new fund Copenhagen Infrastructure III has reached its third close with total commitments reaching €1.9 billion (US$2.2 billion), after only 4 months of fundraising.
Fortum and the City of Oslo have entered into an agreement to restructure their ownership in Hafslund ASA, one of the largest listed power groups in the Nordic region.
The government of Jordan has launched a request for expression of interest (RFEOI) to develop a waste-to-energy (WtE) plant in the vicinity of the Al Ekaider landfill.