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he new CEFC-administered Grid Reliability Fund follows an academic report that found the federal government should facilitate investment in transmission infrastructure to ensure emissions continue to fall.
The chief executives of Qantas and Virgin Australia have hit out at infrastructure investors in a joint appearance in Canberra, calling for greater government intervention in the sector.
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The new fee to fund grid construction and maintenance could dampen investors’ confidence as the country looks to develop its offshore wind sector, experts say.
Committee for Sydney says the next set of projects has stalled and urges the state government to take action in order to avoid ‘a one-time infrastructure boom’.
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The public agency should consider launching a new BOT model to speed up privatisation and tackle its $24bn in debt, ratings agency ICRA says.
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Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner partner James Marshall and regulatory economist and consultant Chris Bolt examine changes in UK regulation and whether the future will be radically different.
A dispute involving cost overruns, delays and 'weak' concrete has derailed the Great Hall PPP project at Denver International Airport.
With growing scrutiny of rising debt levels in Australia’s state governments, the stage is set for another round of privatisations.
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Industry Super Australia said that its members ‘stand ready to help’ with the transition to renewable energy but called on the government to do more to help create the right conditions for investment.
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More deregulation and introduction of tax incentives are expected to attract private capital, but risks, including corruption, remain.
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