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Tulu Moye geothermal: Diversifying Ethiopia's energy mix
Tulu Moye geothermal: Diversifying Ethiopia's energy mix
Max Thompson
11 May 2020

TXF spoke with Darrel Boyd, CEO at TM Geothermal Operations (TMGO) to outline the progress and challenges of procuring and financing the 150MW Tulu Moye geothermal power project in Ethiopia amid the coronavirus pandemic – the country's first independent power producer (IPP).

Keynote: Chameleon KDB – when a DFI is not a DFI
Keynote: Chameleon KDB – when a DFI is not a DFI
Katharine Morton
26 March 2020

Adolfo Dindo Abueg, co-head of project finance, Asia Pacific at Korea Development Bank discusses life when your development bank is a development bank only in Korea, and elsewhere it’s a full blood commercial bank. Abueg shares how the bank operates, and his optimism in spite of Coronavirus.

CFXD: A lesson in going local
CFXD: A lesson in going local
Niamh Curran
3 March 2020

The 589MW CFXD offshore wind project in Taiwan has marked the highest local content percentage for any such project in Asia Pacific. But signing up two Taiwanese insurance companies as both lenders and sponsors added new levels of complexity for project sponsor Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners.

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DEWA V solar to close this week
12 August 2020

ACWA Power and the Gulf Investment Corporation (GIC) plan to close on the long-dated soft mini-perm for the Dubai Electricity Water Authority (DEWA) V...

Taiwan reduces offshore wind auction rounds
7 August 2020

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs’ Bureau of Energy and Industrial Development Bureau held its second public consultation about the isla...

BI Energia develops 1.8GW Brazilian offshore wind portfolio
5 August 2020

BI Energia, a Brazilian-Italian company, is on course to develop an offshore wind portfolio of just under 1.8GW on the coast of Brazil, after the comp...

Adani Green Energy out to banks for project debt
4 August 2020

Adani Green Energy is sounding out banks for $1 billion of short-term project finance debt. The India-based renewables developer is targeting a three-...

AIIB mulls over Indian solar project financing
31 July 2020

Ayana Ananthapuramu Solar - a project vehicle comprising Green Growth Equity Fund (25.5%); National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (25.5%) and CDC...

TXF Data

Commodity Trade Finance Lender H1 2020

Bank USDm No %
1 JP Morgan 4857m 11 7.8%
2 BNP Paribas 4662m 24 7.5%
3 Société Générale 3670m 21 5.9%
4 ING Bank 3181m 30 5.1%
5 MUFG Bank 2837m 18 4.6%
6 Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) 2517m 15 4%
7 Credit Agricole CIB 2444m 15 3.9%
8 Mizuho 2405m 15 3.9%
9 HSBC 2019m 13 3.2%
10 UniCredit 1868m 13 3%

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