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NIIF, Eversource acquire stake in UK-backed Indian renewables platform

Both companies and UK development finance institution CDC will jointly invest $330 million in Ayana Renewable Power.

North America, Europe drive infrastructure fundraising

The two regions led the asset class to buck last year’s trend, experiencing a 17% increase in fundraising growth compared to the 11% drop private markets experienced as a whole, McKinsey reveals in a recent report.
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Throwing a FiT: inside Taiwan’s offshore wind debacle

After an unexpected feed-in-tariff cut, investors and developers ponder whether they have overlooked political risks in a seemingly promising market.

Marubeni eyes ¥30bn first close for new infra fund

The trading house and Mizuho Bank have already committed capital to the new vehicle, which has a target of ¥50bn and will invest in transport and energy infra assets overseas.

China’s Belt and Road Initiative evolves but concerns remain

Moody´s warns about the lack of transparency and the possible impact of a debt burden on member countries.

Taiwan back-pedals on proposed FiT cut after developers push back

While the new FiT tariff at NT$5.516 per MW is still 5.7% lower than last year's, it represents a much more modest reduction than the 12.7% cut the government had in mind.

Japan prepares new offshore wind auctions in 2019

The government is in the process of identifying candidate sites with the first auctions expected in ‘early summer’.

Second bundle of Indian roads fails to fetch minimum price

The country’s highways authority will have to choose between accepting a bid that’s lower than its base price of $766m or restructure and re-tender the bundle of eight toll roads.

wpd to scrap offshore wind project if Taiwan cuts tariffs – exclusive

The Taiwanese government is expected to announce a final decision on 2019 FiT by the end of next week.

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