Feature
25 January 2023

When will sub-Saharan Africa be able to properly see the light?

Approximately 600 million people in Africa have no access to electricity. In a continent with considerable potential for energy natural resource development – both through renewable and fossil fuels – why has it become so difficult to finance related trades and new projects? More

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27 January 2023

Key appointments at insurance brokers Howden and Marsh

Two recent key moves within the credit and political risk sector see Matthew Strong move from Marsh to insurance broker Howden in London, and Robert Perry promoted within Marsh, also in London.Strong has been appointed as the new managing director, credit and political risks at international... More

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27 January 2023

Enfinity signs PPA for 112MW Italian solar portfolio

Statkraft has signed a 10-year PPA for supply from a 112MW solar portfolio owned by Enfinity Global in Italy.The portfolio, consisting of three power plants located in Viterbo province, is expected to become operational in the first half of 2024. Last December, Enfinity closed the €142 million... More

Feature
24 January 2023

The rise of LNG: Saviour or stranded asset?

Europe’s energy crisis has provoked a scramble for LNG. In order to meet demand, investment towards specialist carriers and import terminals has ballooned. But can the possibility of adapting LNG tech for renewable power remedy long-term concerns around stranded fossil fuel assets? More

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27 January 2023

Spain’s ministry meets deadline for renewable EIAs

The Spanish ministry for the ecological transition has completed environmental impact assessment (EIA) reports for 201 projects ahead of a legally binding deadline.A 2020 law regulating the permitting process enshrined the January 25 deadline into law. Of the 201 EIAs for projects over 50MW that the... More

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27 January 2023

Estonian pump-storage project receives permits

The Estonian developer Energiasalv has received the necessary permits to build the 550MW Zero Terrain pumped-storage hydropower plant in Paldiski, north-western Estonia. Construction of the country’s first pumped storage project is set to begin in mid-2024. The system will enable 6GWh of... More

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27 January 2023

EU to take Bulgaria and Slovakia to court over energy directive failures

The European Commission will take Bulgaria and Slovakia to court for failing to pass legislation on the development of renewable energy and greenhouse gas reductionsThe renewable energy directive, adopted by the EU in 2018, sets a legally binding target of at least 32% of renewable energy in total... More

Data and research

Category A projects

ECA Date Country Company
Vehicle proving ground project 24/01/2023 Indonesia NEXI - Nippon Export Investment Insurance
Export of a bulker 23/01/2023 Turkey NEXI - Nippon Export Investment Insurance
Construction and operation of a double-track high-speed train network, Egypt  19/01/2023 Egypt Euler Hermes Aktiengesellschaft
Environmental and Social Impact Assessment availability for the "Olounou - Oven" Project 17/01/2023 Cameroon SACE
Manufacturing and sales of car components 10/01/2023 Tunisia NEXI - Nippon Export Investment Insurance
Data and research
06 January 2023

Global Export Finance Industry Survey

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Feb 28 - Mar 1, 2023

TXF Americas 2023: Structured Trade & Export Finance

Hybrid Event: Miami & Online

EAST Miami Hotel, United States

Get the best seats in the house and join the show! TXF Americas returns, bringing together the structured trade export finance communities to share their popcorn at this 1950's drive-in themed event.

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News
27 January 2023

NTT plans to spend $3.5bn on Indian digital infra

NTT, Japan’s biggest telecoms company, is set to invest $3.5 billion into India’s digital infrastructure over the next seven years.The investment will be spread evenly over the period and will include funding the building nine new data centres. NTT is also looking to construct subsea... More

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27 January 2023

Genera PR awarded Puerto Rican O&M contract

New Fortress Energy subsidiary Genera PR has been awarded a 10-year Operation & Maintenance contract by the Puerto Rico Public-Private Partnerships Authority (P3A).Under the public-private partnership agreement, Genera will operate, maintain, decommission and modernise the thermal power... More

Data and research

Deal maturity report

Deal name Structure Maturity Date Volume in $m
Metalloinvest - Pre-Export Finance Pre-Export Finance 02/03/2023 250
China Hongqiao Group - TL Term Loan 06/03/2023 200
Trafigura Pte Ltd - RCF Revolving credit facility 06/03/2023 3,616
Petrobras - RCF Revolving credit facility 08/03/2023 4,350
Kernel - PXF Pre-Export Finance 08/03/2023 90
News
27 January 2023

Foss & Company closes tax equity investment with Nautilus solar

Foss & Company has closed on the first tranche of a tax equity partnership with Nautilus Solar Energy, on behalf of its affiliate Nautilus US Power Holdco (NUPH).The first tranche totals $42 million of investment for over 44MW of community solar projects spread across the three states of Maine,... More

News
27 January 2023

PLN tenders 100MW floating solar project

PT PLN Nusantara Power has launched the pre-qualification process for a tender to deploy a 100MW floating solar plant.The state-owned utility intends to select a strategic partner to build the Karangkates floating solar facility at an existing dam in Karangkates, Malang District, East Java,... More

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